Public Health Nurse Supervisor

Application Deadline Date:  Open Until FilledReq ID:  197Department:  HealthLocation:   Bennington, US Position Type:  PermanentSchedule Type:  Full TimeHourly Rate:  $32.38 Overview The Vermont Department of Health's Bennington District Office has a dynamic opportunity for an enthusiastic and experienced nurse who wants to lead a dedicated and caring interdisciplinary team make a difference in the health of communities in central Vermont. Responsibilities include performance management of nursing and non-nursing staff, local public health program oversight and implementation, clinical direction, and collaboration with community partners to assess and improve population health indicators.

The Bennington office works in a variety of community health areas including chronic disease prevention, immunizations, maternal and child health, healthy homes, infectious disease, substance abuse prevention, school health, and emergency preparedness. This is a unique opportunity to have a broad impact on Vermonters' health and wellbeing through community systems change. Duties are performed under the supervision of a Health Services District Director as part of a management team.

To view the full job specifications for this position, please visit the DHR Job Specifications page.
Who May Apply This position, Public Health Nurse Supervisor (Job Requisitions #197), is open to all State employees and external applicants. This position is open until filled. The State of Vermont posts vacancies for a minimum of ten business days. Positions posted as open until filled can be removed at any time after the initial ten day period. After the initial posting period, departments may begin interviewing and may close the posting without notice.

If you would like more information about this position, please contact Cathy Vogel at (802) 447-6406 or

Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.

Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.

AHS BACKGROUND CHECKS:  Candidates must pass any level of background investigation applicable to the position.  In accordance with AHS Policy 4.02, Hiring Standards, Vermont and/or national criminal record checks, as well as DMV and adult and child abuse registry checks, as appropriate to the position under recruitment, will be conducted on candidates, with the exception of those who are current classified state employees seeking transfer, promotion or demotion into an AHS classified position or are persons exercising re-employment (RIF) rights. Environmental Factors Duties may be performed in a variety of settings including but not limited to clinics locations and office. Incumbents may be exposed to infectious diseases and bloodborne pathogens. Essential skills include the personal ability to endure stress, act judiciously in personally acting upon or directing others in emergency situations, demonstrate knowledge of and ability to apply techniques for varying behaviors, including, but not limited to physical and verbal aggression. Exposure to personal injury or danger may occur based on the patient population and the specialty setting. Ability to meet minimum physical abilities as defined by the setting including, but not limited to extensive periods of standing, walking, sitting, repetitive motion, bending, twisting, pushing, pulling and lifting. Duties may include travel and use of personal vehicle. Minimum Qualifications Possession of, or eligibility for, licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) in Vermont AND five (5) years or more of professional nursing experience in public health or community health nursing* INCLUDING one (1) year or more at a supervisory level OR leading a group or team.

*Community Health Nursing is defined as school nursing, home health nursing, home visiting nurses and community nurse health educators. Preferred Qualifications Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Special Requirements Must maintain Vermont licensure as a Registered Nurse as a condition of employment. Total Compensation As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including: 80% State paid medical premiumDental Plan at no cost for employees and their familiesFlexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accountsTwo ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) planWork/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan; many jobs also allow for a flexible scheduleLow cost group life insuranceTuition ReimbursementIncentive-based Wellness ProgramQualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program Want the specifics? Explore the Benefits of State Employment on our website. VDH Affirmative Recruitment The VDH strives to build a diverse and inclusive community. It is our fundamental belief that in order to create and sustain a healthier Vermont, we as an organization must honor the cultures, beliefs and values of those we serve in order to foster an environment of mutual respect, acceptance and equal opportunity. We are committed to building and maintaining a multicultural and diverse workforce which reflects the populations we are dedicated to serving. To view the State of Vermont's Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Policy, please click here.       Equal Opportunity Employer The State of Vermont is an Equal Opportun The Burlington Free Press. Keywords: Public Health Supervisor, Location: Bennington, VT - 05201
State of Vermont
Full time
Bennington, VT 05201, US