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Job Title: Director of Public Health Nursing
Job Number: Position # 05219
Organization: Virginia Department of Health
Posted: 4/25/2017
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Public Health Nursing
Industry: Government
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Richmond,  VA    USA
Compensation: Negotiable up to $110,000
Position Description: The Director of Nursing is the agency’s senior leadership position representing public health nursing. The position reports to Community Health Services in the Office of the Commissioner. The Director assists in long range strategic planning and quality improvement. Facilitates collaboration among central office program managers and the district nurse and nurse practitioner workforce. Develops recommended policies and initiatives that support population health efforts in the local health department as well as clinical service delivery. Works collaboratively to establish public health nursing practice standards and guidelines that are braided with Virginia’s Plan for Well-Being:

Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications: Requires license or eligibility as a Registered Nurse (RN) in Virginia. Requires extensive knowledge of public health science, nursing practice, community assessment and public policy planning. Requires experience in public administration at either the state or local government level regarding issues affecting public health. Ability to provide own transportation.

Preferred: Recent public health experience preferred as well as a masters degree in a relevant field.

Organization Description: The Virginia Department of Health is the state public health agency that provides public health services in collaboration with Virginia's 95 counties and 38 cities. For more information, please check out our website at

Closing Date: 7/23/2017
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Chris Gordon,  Chief of Staff for Community Health Services
Contact Location: 109 Governor Street
13th Floor-Office of the Commissioner
Richmond   VA  23219
United States
Contact Location: 109 Governor Street
  13th Floor-Office of the Commissioner
  Richmond   VA  23219
  United States
Contact Phone: (804) 864-7011 
Contact Fax:
Contact Email:
Web Address:
How to Apply: Please apply online: 74126

Additional Information: 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). Other financial, credit, driving or other background checks prior to employment may be required for certain positions.

Web Site Delete Date: 7/23/2017