Public Health Division
Title: Public Health Nurse IE-20
Position: 25.0 hours per week (potential for full-time (37.5 hours per
week) pending availability of funding)
Annual Salary Range: $44,421 – $55,683
Needham seeks a highly qualified individual for the part-time position of Public Health Nurse. This
position will perform a variety of nursing, communicable disease response, policy development, and
health education functions.
Duties and Responsibilities (these duties are a general summary and not all inclusive):
Conduct communicable disease investigation, surveillance, and case management, including investigating
outbreaks and conducting epidemiological surveys of all cases of diseases dangerous to the public health
Deliver health screening programs, wellness clinics, and influenza vaccination clinics
Present classes and trainings to community groups and write articles for newspapers and community
publications across a broad range of health topics including general wellness, safety from mosquito and
tick-borne illnesses, mental health promotion, and others
Collaborate with first responders and municipal departments as an active member of the Town’s
emergency management team; this work will include managing trainings, exercises, and deployments as
the leader of Needham’s Medical Reserve Corps
Prepare reports, maintain confidential records, and research public health and medical studies as well as
evidence-based practices to inform the development of policies
Three (3) or more years of work experience in nursing or public health, and ideally experience in both
fields. Part-time and volunteer experience will be considered.
Active and valid Massachusetts licensure as a Registered Nurse
A current and valid certification in Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), and possession of a valid state-
issued driver’s license, or the ability to attain such credentials and licenses within six (6) months of hire
A Bachelor’s degree in Nursing is desired, although a Bachelor’s degree in a related field such as public
health, education, or social work will be considered when combined with licensure as a Registered Nurse
and nursing work experience
Nursing experience in a community health setting, ambulatory care setting, or with unique populations
A background in policy and/or community education attained through either significant work experience
or through the achievement of a graduate degree in public health, education, or a related field
Current and valid certification as an instructor in Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
How to Apply:
Please forward your cover letter, resume and Town of Needham Employment Application by:
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; or
Mail: Human Resources Department, 1471 Highland Avenue, Needham, MA 02492.
Applications will be accepted until Tuesday, June 9, 2020.
The Town of Needham is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Females, minorities,
veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.