Public Health Nurse

Medina County Health Department
Job Description
Job Title:
Public Health Nurse
Service Area:
Community Health
Employment Status:
Full-Time (40 hrs/wk), Non-Exempt
Pay Grade:
Hourly Range: $21.53 - $38.89
Based on qualifications & experience
Hours of Operation: 8:00am - 4:30pm
Days of Work: Monday - Friday
Occasional evening/weekend if needed
Posting Date: September 7, 2023
Closing Date: September 21, 2023

The Medina County Health Department, a nationally accredited health department, has a full-time opening for a Public Health Nurse (PHN). The PHN participates in public health programs including immunizations, communicable disease control, services to children with medical handicaps, Early Intervention evaluations (birth to 3 years), and selected grant-sponsored programs.

Essential Job Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Ability to provide public health nursing care in a culturally competent manner
  • Demonstrates ability to exercise independent professional judgement and utilize critical thinking skills
  • Describes factors affecting the health of a community
  • Describes assets and resources that can be used for improving the health of a community
  • Communicates information to influence behavior and improve health
  • Describes the ways public health, health care, and other organizations can work together or individually to impact the health of a community
 Minimum Education, Training and/or Experience Needs:
  • Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Ohio
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing from an accredited college or university required
  • Minimum two years of nursing experience required
  • Current CPR Certification
  • Prior experience in Public Health Nursing or Community Health Nursing setting is preferred 
  • Health Insurance (Medical/Dental/Vision/Rx)
  • Wellness Program
  • Retirement Plan (OPERS)
  • Paid Sick and Vacation Time
  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • Ohio Deferred Compensation and OCERP
  • Qualify for Public Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Meet minimum education, training, and experience listed
  • Reliable Transportation
  • Valid Ohio Driver’s License
  • Proof of Auto Insurance
  • Background Checks
  • Reference Checks
To Apply:
Send a completed MCHD Employment Application (located at, and current resume and cover letter no later than 4:30 PM on September 21, 2023 to: Human Resources, Medina County Health Department, 4800 Ledgewood Drive, Medina, Ohio 44256; or fax to (330) 723-9659; or e-mail to EOE
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