The Weld County Public Health department in Greeley, CO is searching for a Public Health Nurse Program Coordinator for our Immunization program.
Public health nursing is primarily population focused and includes caring for individuals, families, and communities using nursing, social, and public health sciences. Nurses are assigned to a multi-disciplinary public health team and work to provide individualized clinical, care coordination and case management services. Additionally, all nurses participate in public health emergency response activities and perform public health nursing services in accordance with public health standards and practices, within the scope of the Colorado Nurse Practice Act.
The Public Health Nurse Program Coordinator will lead and manage to assure the Immunization Program is implemented in accordance with established program guidelines and contract requirements. This includes writing, implementing and reporting on grant workplans, assuring goals for immunization rates are achieved within the county, and building strong relationships with community partners to help achieve these goals. In addition, the Public Health Nurse Program Coordinator will supervise a team of Public Health Nurse Generalists and other assigned staff while providing clinical services such as immunizations to adults and children, reproductive health and STI services, tuberculosis and communicable disease testing, treatment and follow up.
The ideal candidate will demonstrate leadership or supervisory experience in public health, possess strong communication and organizational skills, have experience in program management and meeting grant deliverables, and exhibit excellent customer services skills and professionalism when interacting with the public.Detailed Job Posting - NEOGOV Insight
Please submit a resume and cover letter with the application.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university is required. Master of Science degree in Nursing, Public Health or other health related field from an accredited college or university preferred.
Required Work Experience: Minimum of three years related professional work experience in program coordination and one-on-one supervision required.
Preferred Work Experience: Previous experience providing pediatric, maternal/child health or public health clinical services in a public/community health setting preferred but not required. An equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the necessary skills will be considered.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: • Current Colorado nursing license in good standing is required. • Valid Colorado driver's license and use of personal, insured vehicle is required to perform job duties. Dependable transportation and auto insurance, maintained at all times, as required by State law, is required.
Background Investigation: Candidate must be able to pass criminal background check. A pre-employment criminal background check will be conducted as part of the selection process. Felony convictions or conviction of crimes of moral turpitude or convictions of misdemeanors related to job duties may disqualify you from being considered for this position. Should your background check reveal any charges and convictions, it is your responsibility to provide the Weld County Department of Public Health and Environment Administrative Division with an official disposition of any charges if you wish to be considered for this position.
Home to 31 incorporated municipalities, including growing cities, charming towns, thriving businesses and thousands of acres of prime agricultural land. As Colorado’s third largest county, Weld County covers 3,987 square miles in the northern part of the state and is larger than the size of Rhode Island, Delaware and the District of Columbia combined. The climate is dry and generally mild with warm summers, mild winters and a growing season of approximately 138 days. The land surface is fairly level in the east, with rolling prairies and low hills near the western border. Elevations in the county range from 4,400 to 5,000 feet. The South Platte River and its tributaries, the Cache la Poudre, the Big Thompson, the Little Thompson, the St. Vrain, and other smaller streams, flow into Weld County from the south and west, leaving the county on the east. With available services, location, resources and livability, Weld County offers unbounded opportunity for families to live, work and play. We have one more important ingredient as well: A positive attitude toward growth. We love being here, and we’d love having you here too!