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Public Health Nurse Manager

The Roanoke City/Alleghany Health Department is a part of the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) and provides clinical services, nutrition services, environmental health services, vital records, disease prevention and monitoring, emergency planning, and many other healthcare-related services. As part of VDH, this is a full-time state position with benefits including health insurance and retirement.

Typical work hours are 8:00am to 4:30pm.

This position will be required to work at all Health District locations as it supervises staff and programs at each.

The Public Health Nurse Manager Senior position manages a comprehensive district nursing program, typically through supervision of Nurse Manager I/District Nursing Supervisors.

Responsibilities include: developing external funding sources; managing FTEs, and budget; developing private and public partnerships; and developing and implementing long term staff development plans.

Recruits staff, procures and administers grants, conducts community needs assessment, allocates resources, monitors quality assurance of service delivery, and serves as district management team member.

Requires licensure as a RN by state code.


Minimum Qualifications:

• Knowledge of public health nursing and practices of public health, leadership, and management principles is required.
• Skill in effective oral and written communication is required.
• Ability to collaboratively lead staff is required.
• Ability to synthesize and interpret data is required.
• Ability to monitor and evaluate quality assurance of nursing programs is required.
• Ability to present results and nursing outcomes to internal and external constituencies is required.
• Registered Nurse License in Virginia is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Master’s in Nursing or Management and/or B.S. in Nursing is preferred.
• Nursing and senior-level administrative experience in public health, as well as experience with the Incident Command System (ICS) is preferred.

Special Requirements:

It is the practice of the Virginia Dept of Health to conduct in-depth background checks on all candidates identified as a finalist for employment consideration. The results of background checks are made available to VDHemploying officials. You will be requested to sign a reference release form, so past educational institution and/or employers may be contacted concerning your academic or employment history. Employment is contingent upon satisfactory results of a state and federal criminal history background check and the Department of Social Service’s Child Abuse and Neglect Central Registry check, U.S. HHS IG Exclusion List check, employment reference check, and E-Verify. The selected candidate must complete a Statement of Personal Economic Interests as a condition of employment, if applicable (Va. Code § 2.2-3114). The type of background checks performed may include: reference checks, criminal history (including sexual offender registry) checks, degree validation, DMV (driving) record checks, License verification, fingerprinting, etc. Other financial, credit, or other background checks prior to employment may be required for certain positions.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

No faxed, mailed, hand delivered or e-mailed employment applications will be accepted. ONLY ONLINE RMS applications will be accepted for consideration. A thorough and complete application package MUST include education, employment and salary history to receive consideration for this position. Incomplete applications with vacant answer fields WILL BE screened out.

Job Information
  • Location:
    Roanoke, Virginia, 24012, United States
  • Job ID:
  • Posted:
    May 16, 2019
  • Position Title:
    Public Health Nurse Manager
  • Company Name:
    Roanoke City Health Department
  • Sector:
    Public Health
  • Entry Level:
  • Job Type:
  • Job Duration:
  • Min Education:
  • Required Travel:
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