Public Health Nursing Director II

Rowan County Health Department - Salisbury, NC (30+ days ago)3.7

Professional nursing work directing the public health nursing program and other personal health programs. Provides direction to a large number of nursing and other health professionals; plans, directs, and coordinates the total Personal Health Services programs including women's and children's health services, communicable disease services, adult health services, prenatal, immunizations, laboratory, and pharmacy services; interviews applicants and makes recommendations for hire, promotion, or other status changes for staff; evaluates job performance and completes performance appraisals; recommends a wide variety of administrative actions involving personnel, budget and program activities; establishes and maintains standards of quality and quantity of services rendered by subordinates; initiates and monitors subordinate staff development through evaluation, training, and counseling; writes grant proposals and develops new program initiatives; develops new program initiatives based on need and research; and verifies all nursing and provider licenses on an annual basis.

Requires thorough knowledge of the principles, practices and procedures of public health nursing operations and supervision; thorough knowledge of the organization, planning and direction of a comprehensive public health nursing program; ability to plan, coordinate, and supervise a comprehensive public health nursing program and assigned staff; ability to complete and oversee the personal health service program budgets; ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing; and ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other health professionals, fellow employees, the general public and professional and service organizations.

Educational Requirements:

  • Requires a Master’s Degree in Nursing, Public Health, Public Health Administration, or related area, and four years of experience in public health nursing to include at least two years of supervisory experience in public health;
  • or a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing which includes a PHN rotation and five years of PHN experience to include three years of supervisory experience in public health; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. All degrees must be from an accredited college or university.
  • Must be licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in North Carolina by the NC Board of Nursing. A valid driver’s license is required.

Rowan County offers a comprehensive benefits package designed to provide a variety of choices to best fit the needs of our employees and their families.

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Mail or Fax your completed application to:

Rowan County Human Resources

130 W Innes Street

Salisbury, NC 28144

Fax: 704-216-8110

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $77,200.00 to $84,900.00 /year


  • Public Health Nursing: 4 years
  • supervisory: 2 years


  • Bachelor's


  • Registered Nurse (RN)