San Mateo County Health is seeking an experienced nurse manager for the Family Health Services (FHS) Division. Under the general supervision of the Director of FHS, the Nurse Manager (Clinical Services Manager II-Nursing) has operational responsibility of the FHS programs focused on early intervention with parents and children who are low-income and have experienced health disparities - providing services such as case management, developmental screenings, coaching support, and health education in clients' homes or in community settings. These programs include: Maternal, Child, Adolescent Health (MCAH), Black Infant Health, Nurse-Family Partnership, Prenatal to Three, and the Dads Program. The Nurse Manager directly supervises program supervisors and the MCAH Coordinator, and will be responsible for approximately 42 multidisciplinary professional and paraprofessional staff and supervisors. This position will be part of the FHS Executive Team and will contribute to the division's overall mission, program development, strategic planning, and overall improvement initiatives.
The ideal candidate is:
- an experienced nurse manager in public health nursing and/or home visiting programs;
- a knowledgeable leader in maternal/paternal/child health issues and evidence-based community interventions;
- an experienced public health nurse with a passion for public health prevention, early childhood physical and social-emotional development, maternal/child health, and health equity;
- an experienced leader in strategic planning and implementation of best practices;
- a fair, consistent and strengths-based leader with extensive supervisory experience, who leads with humility, extends respect for every individual, and has a track record of enlisting staff in continually improving services toward a unified purpose;
- a strategic thinker skilled in leading change, trying new approaches and remaining open to learning for the purposes of ongoing systems improvement;
- a supportive coach, interested in learning from and guiding experienced program supervisors in furthering a culture of reflective practice and trauma-informed approaches;
- Candidates must currently possess a California license as a Registered Nurse and a California certificate in Public Health Nursing, and will ideally also possess a master's degree in nursing, public health, health administration, or another relevant health field.
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Benefits are offered to eligible employees of the County of San Mateo. All benefits are subject to change.
NOTE: Employees hired on or after January 1, 2013 may be subject to new Pension Reform retirement laws.
As an additional benefit, the County offers extensive training and development programs designed to improve skills and enhance career opportunities. Most programs are offered on County time at no cost to you.
County employees are also covered by the federal Social Security system and earn benefits for retirement based on salary and time worked.