General statement of duties: The Public Health Nurse performs many and varied nursing duties to reduce incidence of disease and promote the health and well-being of the residents of Methuen. The Public Health Nurse is responsible for all clinical programs; communicable disease surveillance and control; public health emergency preparedness, planning, and response; ensuring compliance with relevant public health laws and regulations; and various other public health functions.
Qualifications: Candidate must maintain current uninhibited, unrestricted Registered Nurse license in the Commonwealth of MA; possess a valid class D motor vehicle license; current CPR and First Aid Certification (Instructor Certification preferred); and documentation of training in ICS 100, 200, 700, and 800 with the ability of obtain ICS 300 training within one year of hire date. Candidate must have a bachelor’s of science in nursing with three to five years of experience in community health nursing and/or public health nursing preferred. Associate’s degree or certificate training may be substituted for BSN for the qualified candidate with at least five years of experience in community health and/or public health nursing settings.
Salary: CARES funded $50 per hour
Submit City of Methuen application and resume to: City of Methuen, Human Resource Department, Room 207, 41 Pleasant St., Methuen, MA 01844 or by email to HumanResources@cityofmethuen.net .