The Town of Bedford Board of Health seeks an energetic and team-oriented individual for the position of Public Health Nurse. This position will be part of a progressive public health team including the Health and Human Services Director, Assistant Health Director and Department Administrative Assistant. Duties include, but are not limited to: communicable disease investigation and surveillance using MAVEN; home visits to residents with health needs; planning and implementation of public clinics, screenings, and health education outreach and awareness workshops within the community, targeting all ages and sub-population groups; camp application reviews and inspections; health policy development; developing and implementing Emergency Preparedness related plans; vaccine ordering and inventory management; coordination of medical volunteers, participation in town meetings as it relates to public health trainings and responses. Attendance at various evening and weekend meetings and events is required.
Minimum requirements include: a valid license as a Registered Nurse with the Massachusetts Board of Registration; a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing; over four (4) years of experience in public health or community health nursing experience; experience in clinical performance evaluation; familiarity with public health, emergency preparedness and community outreach is highly preferred; current and valid certification in CPR and First Aid; current and valid Motor Vehicle Driver's License and access to an automobile. Successful candidate must be knowledgeable about area health agencies and services and have a working knowledge of health screening and office equipment and computer programs.
This is a Full Time (40 hours per week) position with a salary range of $70,172 to $92,985; depending on experience and education. The Town of Bedford offers a comprehensive benefits package. Remote work may be considered upon completion of the probationary period.