Public Health Nurse Supervisor

Nobles County Admin
Job Type:
Full Time
Posted Date:
Feb. 12th 2019
  • Worthington, MN 56187

Job Description

Public Health Nurse Supervisor

If you have a passion for public health, serving the Community, and are seeking a leadership position this could be the career for you!

The Public Health Nurse Supervisor is responsible for nursing supervision, administering health program operations in a diverse community, public relations and fiscal responsibilities in the areas of public health, prevention, education, environmental health, infectious disease, and disaster preparedness.


  • Bachelor's degree in nursing with current licensure as a Registered Nurse in Minnesota and eligibility to obtain or renew certification as a Public Health Nurse in the State of Minnesota with a minimum of four years of experience in nursing.
  • Previous supervisory and public health experience is preferred.
  • Driver's license required.

Examples of Duties:

  • Participates in the hiring of nurses and other assigned personnel.
  • Orients nursing personnel and other assigned staff to agencies program policies and procedures.
  • Assigns staff caseload and provide on-going clinical supervision and consultation to nursing staff through quarterly record reviews, caseload revisions, field supervision and supervisory conferences.
  • Evaluates performance of staff nurses and other assigned personnel and establishes specific goals to improve performance.
  • Directs planning, implementing and delivery of nursing service in the community.
  • Establishes and maintains standards of nursing practices and procedures in determining agency nursing care priorities.
  • Monitors records for correct and complete documentation and assure adherence to client bill of rights, data privacy, record protection, vulnerable adult policies and relevant policies.
  • Assesses community needs, evaluating agency's nursing programs in relation to those needs, and assists in implementing and coordinating appropriate nursing programs.
  • Assists in budget preparation and management.
  • Explains public health nursing to other agencies and to the public.
  • Maintains responsibility for all individual client intake, referrals and case assignments and assists in developing an intake system that assures timely and appropriate processing of client referrals.
  • Provides utilization review of all Medicare and Medicaid cases, assisting nurses in documenting cases correctly, following up on Medicare denials and teaching staff about program changes.
  • Directs the preparation of reports, program materials and other agency documentation.
  • Determines and justifies health service agency staff requirements necessary to meet identified community nursing service needs.
  • May provide direct skilled nursing service to clients.
  • Works with area schools in identifying student health needs and implementing health services to meet those needs.


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