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Title:  Public Health Nurse Supervisor

Application Deadline Date:  Open Until Filled
Req ID:  2449
Department:  Health
Location: 

Bennington, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $32.81
Overview

The Vermont Department of Health is seeking an enthusiastic and experienced nurse to join a dedicated and caring interdisciplinary team that makes a difference in the health of communities in Vermont. Responsibilities include performance management of nursing and non-nursing staff, coordination and implementation of local public health programs, as well as providing clinical guidance to nursing and nutrition staff.  Each district office works in a variety of community health areas including chronic disease prevention, immunizations, maternal and child health, healthy homes, infectious disease, substance abuse prevention, school health, and emergency preparedness.  This is a unique opportunity to have a broad impact on Vermonters' health and well-being through the delivery of essential public health services and programs. The work involves extensive relationship building with internal and external partners, from a variety of community sectors and helps foster community-level systems change to improve population level health. Duties are performed under the supervision of a Public Health District Director as part of a management team.

Who May Apply

This position, Public Health Nurse Supervisor (Job Requisition #2449), is open to all State employees and external applicants. This position is open until filled. The State of Vermont posts vacancies for a minimum of ten business days. Positions posted as open until filled can be removed at any time after the initial ten day period. After the initial posting period, departments may begin interviewing and may close the posting without notice.

If you would like more information about this position, please contact Megan.Herrington@vermont.gov

Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail.  You must apply online to be considered.

Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting

AHS BACKGROUND CHECKS:  Candidates must pass any level of background investigation applicable to the position.  In accordance with AHS Policy 4.02, Hiring Standards, Vermont and/or national criminal record checks, as well as DMV and adult and child abuse registry checks, as appropriate to the position under recruitment, will be conducted on candidates, with the exception of those who are current classified state employees seeking transfer, promotion or demotion into an AHS classified position or are persons exercising re-employment (RIF) rights.

Environmental Factors

Duties may be performed in a variety of settings including but not limited to clinics locations and office. Incumbents may be exposed to infectious diseases and bloodborne pathogens. Essential skills include the personal ability to endure stress, act judiciously in personally acting upon or directing others in emergency situations, demonstrate knowledge of and ability to apply techniques for varying behaviors, including, but not limited to physical and verbal aggression. Exposure to personal injury or danger may occur based on the patient population and the specialty setting. Ability to meet minimum physical abilities as defined by the setting including, but not limited to extensive periods of standing, walking, sitting, repetitive motion, bending, twisting, pushing, pulling and lifting. Duties may include travel and use of personal vehicle.

Minimum Qualifications

Possession of, or eligibility for, licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) in Vermont AND five (5) years or more of professional nursing experience in public health or community health nursing* INCLUDING one (1) year or more at a supervisory level OR leading a group or team.

*Community Health Nursing is defined as school nursing, home health nursing, home visiting nurses and community nurse health educators.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN).
NOTE: Must maintain Vermont licensure as a Registered Nurse as a condition of employment.

Total Compensation
As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including:
  • 80% State paid medical premium
  • Dental Plan at no cost for employees and their families
  • Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
  • Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
  • Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan; many jobs also allow for a flexible schedule
  • Low cost group life insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Incentive-based Wellness Program
  • Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program
Want the specifics? Explore the Benefits of State Employment on our website.
AHS Affirmative Recruitment

The Vermont Agency of Human Services strives to build a diverse and inclusive community. It is our fundamental belief that in order to create and sustain a healthier Vermont, we as an organization must honor the cultures, beliefs and values of those we serve in order to foster an environment of mutual respect, acceptance and equal opportunity.  We are committed to building and maintaining a multicultural and diverse workforce which reflects the increasing diversity of Vermont. To view the State of Vermont's Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Policy, please click here.

Equal Opportunity Employer
The State of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people from diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged.


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