Public Health Nurse Program Manager, Contra Costa County, California

Employer Contra Costa County, CA
Created 07/01/2022
Reference 533599
Job type Full Time
Country United States
State California
City Contra Costa County
Salary $156,891.84 - $190,703.04 Annually
The Position


The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is recruiting for qualified individuals interested in the Public Health Nurse Program Manager position to be assigned to the Public Health Department. These positions are primarily based in Concord and Martinez, CA, and incumbents travel throughout the County to their assigned locations.

Public Health Nurse Program Managers coordinate and supervise the activities of nursing and health education or health care personnel within one or more public health programs. They assist in program and budget development and budget monitoring, develop programs for public health information and education services to the public, and supervise clinical services related to the programs. Additional duties include planning and implementing special health clinics; providing consultation to the medical community on specific treatment and management of communicable diseases; developing and coordinating clinical services for populations at risk for public health problems.

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record demonstrating the following: Ability to supervise staff and conduct training and health education programsKnowledge of administrative principles applicable to the organization and functions of health education and health care programsKnowledge of scope and practice of standards of nursing; clinical skills related to public health programs; principles and practices of budget preparation and administration
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The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six months.
Minimum Qualifications
License: Candidates must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment a 1) a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of state valid motor vehicle operator's license will be accepted during the application process; 2) a current, valid and unrestricted Registered Nurse license issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing; and 3) a certificate as a Public Health Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing.

Education: Possession of a bachelor's degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university.

Experience: Three (3) years of full-time, or its equivalent, of professional nursing experience in a health care facility.

Substitution: One (1) year of additional experience, working in a public Health agency as an administrator, manager or health care services provider may be substituted for the academic major.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS: A background investigation/fingerprint and/or physical exam may be required prior to the start of employment.


Selection Process
1. Application Filing and Evaluation: Applicants will be required to complete a supplemental questionnaire at the time of application, applications will be evaluated to determine which candidates will move forward in the next phase of the recruitment process.

2. Training and Experience Evaluation: At the time of filing, within the supplemental questionnaire, candidates will be required to complete a training and experience questionnaire. Candidates that clearly meet the minimum qualifications, as described above, will have their training and experience responses evaluated. The training and experience questionnaire is designed to measure candidate's relevant education, training, and/or experience as it relates to the Public Health Nurse Program Manager classification. ( Weighted 100% ).


Supplemental questions will be evaluated on a monthly basis. Responses to the supplemental questions are submitted at the time of application filing.

The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices.

For recruitment questions, please contact Health Services Personnel, Recruitment Team at For any technical issues, please contact the GovernmentJobs' applicant support team for assistance at +1 855-524-5627.

As of August 24, 2021, Contra Costa County enacted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement for employees. Proof of full vaccination or approved exemption is required of all employees, including new hires. The policy requirements can be found here :

After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment.

All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.

It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.

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