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Public Health Nurse


$26.03-$35.14 hourly

Closing Date:

This position is open until filled and has no closing date. Initial review July 13, 2021

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Nursing or related field; 1 year related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience; Public Health Nurse Certification; Registered Nurse License; and a valid Driver's license.


Responsible for performing professional public health and nursing functions in support of one or more specialized public health programs or functions. Responsibilities may include developing, implementing and maintaining health programs and initiatives; managing medical records and related systems; providing health education for students, families, and employees; conducting home visits to deliver and monitor health treatments; conducting health evaluations; and monitoring client progress.

Work Test Period:

Appointee to the position must successfully complete probationary period per contract.

Background Check:

Applicants selected for appointment must pass a criminal background check.

Drug Testing:

Applicants selected for appointment must take and pass a drug test.

Physical-Medical Standards:

Applicants must meet essential physical requirements of the position.

Employment Eligibility Verification:

All new employees must complete and sign employment eligibility verification form on the first day of employment. Documentation verifying identity and employment eligibility must be submitted within three days of the first day of employment.

Application Information:

Application and Classification Specification may be obtained by contacting Lake County Human Resources Department, 616 Third Avenue, Two Harbors, MN, 55616; or Lake County Service Center, 99 Edison Boulevard, Silver Bay, MN, 55614; or website: Applications must be on official Minnesota Merit System Forms and either mailed, delivered or filed electronically (preferred method) for Job #558-38. Please contact Minnesota Merit System directly should there be any questions regarding the application process: 651-431-3030.


Applicants who wish to request accommodation to application process should contact Lake County Human Resources at (218) 834-8394.


Lake County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, sex, age, color, national origin, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, familial status, membership or activity in a local commission, genetic information, or any other protected classification.

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