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Public Health Nurse (RN) Job in Lima, Ohio US

Public Health Nurse (RN)

Allen County Public Health - Lima, OH

Posted: 6/9/2021 - Expires: 7/9/2021

Job ID: 228127920


Job Description

30-37.50 hours per week                                                 

Service Area: Nursing Services
Reports to: Director of Nursing

Salary: Pay Range 23 ($20.40 per hour)        

Under general supervision of the Director of Nursing, the Public Health nurse provides public health nursing services to individuals, families, and population groups. Identifies health problems, educates individuals about health issues, links individuals to needed personal health services to assure the provision of healthcare when otherwise unavailable.


Sample Job Responsibilities:

  • Provides general nursing services such as administration of immunizations, tuberculosis screening/follow-up, lead investigations, reproductive health and wellness clinic activities, care coordination, and COVID-19 nursing activities including case investigations and vaccine administration
  • Receives and investigates reports of communicable disease, instructs on and/or reinforces physician/nurse practitioner recommendations/orders to ensure patient compliance



  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing preferred and two (2) years of experience in a clinical/nursing role in public health or related agency preferred
  • Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered
  • Valid and unrestricted State of Ohio license as a Registered Nurse
  • Valid Ohio driver’s license with an acceptable driving record and proof of auto liability insurance coverage


Working Conditions:

  • Occasional overtime, night or weekend hours may be required
  • Travel within and outside the district sometimes required


Benefits: Health insurance, paid holidays, vacation in the first year, public retirement system


Applicants interested in the position may submit a cover letter and resume to: Human Resources, Allen County Public Health, PO Box 1503, Lima, OH 45802 or  


Allen County Public Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Regular Employment
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Education Level:
Bachelor's degree
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
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