Director, Public Health Nursing Services – County of Santa Clara, CA

Client: County of Santa Clara
(San Jose, California)
Position: Director, Public Health Nursing Services
Closing Date: June 15, 2020

Additional Information: 


The County of Santa Clara is recruiting nationally for an experienced Director, Public Health Nursing Services who is a dynamic, innovative, visionary, and highly collaborative leader. With a dedicated team of approximately 200 full-time staff, this position reports to the Public Health Officer and oversees clinical nurse management and all nursing personnel for the Department. The Nursing Services budget is approximately $51 Million. The ideal candidate will have a current California Registered Nurse license at the time of start date and possess and maintain a valid California Public Health Nurse Certificate. This public health nursing executive will be responsible for planning, organizing, coordinating, and evaluating the Maternal, Child and Family Health (MCFH) Branch programs and functions.

A Master’s degree in Public Health Nursing, Nursing Administration, Health Administration, or a related field is highly desired. This position requires 5 years of experience as a registered public health nurse, which must have included 3 years of management and administrative experience. Knowledge of personnel, administrative, and financial procedures, techniques, terminology, and procedures of sound management is required. Possession of a current and valid Registered Nurse License issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing is required. Candidates must possess and maintain a valid California Public Health Nurse Certificate prior to the start date of employment with Santa Clara County.

The salary range for the Director, Public Health Nursing Services is up to $243,625 dependent upon qualifications. An outstanding benefit package is also offered including medical, dental, vision, and life insurances, as well as 36 days of vacation per year. Retirement is CalPERS (2% @ 55 for Classic members and 2% @ 62 for New members).

Candidates should apply by June 15, 2020. Interested candidates should email a compelling cover letter and comprehensive resume to If you have any questions or wish to discuss the opportunity further, please contact Robert Burg at (916) 630-4900.