Virginia State Government Public Health Nurse Supervisor in Roanoke, Virginia

Position Information
Job Description

Previous applicants do not need to re-apply. They will automatically be considered.

The Roanoke City Health Department is seeking a Registered Nurse to assume the leadership of the Family Planning Program serving as a nurse supervisor and clinic coordinator.

This full-time position is located in Roanoke, VA and is part of the Roanoke City & Alleghany Health Districts.

This position will be responsible for overseeing the Health Districts’ Family Planning program, providing related limited-service lab quality assurance, and serving as districts’ nursing expert for reproductive health.

This position will exercise line authority over multiple registered nurses and interpreters by training, scheduling, and providing formal performance management.

This position will provide direct and indirect client care as needed, oversee the delivery of care, and provide day-to-day management of the clinic programs to coordinate client care as designated.

The person chosen to fulfill this role may perform nursing assessments, lab tests, take measurements, develop/implement care plans, provide case management, and provide education to clients and staff.

This position will work in compliance with all agency, program, and other regulatory requirements and serve as a resource and mentor to staff.

This position will work primarily in a clinic setting, but may also provide off-site services as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing required.

Candidates must have experience and thorough knowledge of Family Planning, Reproductive Health, and clinic management.

Considerable knowledge of the principles of public health, principles of public health nursing, principles of epidemiology, program planning, personnel management, and supervision or the equivalent is needed in this position.

Candidates must have the ability to gather, compile and analyze data; manage and evaluate team performance; direct programs and ensure service quality; implement change; organize multiple tasks; provide counseling; and prioritize work.

Strong critical thinking, conflict resolution, organization, and effective judgment abilities required.

Effective interpersonal and team-working skills required.

Excellent communication and patient education skills required with proficiency in a variety of communication formats including verbal, written, and use of interpreter services.

Current license to practice as a Professional Nurse (RN) in Virginia required.

A current valid driver’s license required.

CPR or BLS-HCP required at time of hire.

Preferred Qualifications

BSN, MSN, or MPH preferred.

Experienced with providing immunizations to all ages.

Considerable supervisory experience exercising line and program authority over nurses in a public health setting or equivalent.

Experience with community outreach and population health services a plus.

Bilingual Spanish/English a plus.

*Position is deemed essential personnel during emergency or weather conditions.

Special Requirements

Valid Driver’s License is required. As the position requires a current Driver’s License, this information MUST be included on the application under Licenses.

Completion of the online application is required.

A successful criminal history and background check is required.

VDH participates in E-Verify.

Employment is contingent upon satisfactory results of a state and federal criminal history background check and the Department of Social Service’s Child Abuse and Neglect Central Registry check, U. S. HHS IG Exclusion List check, employment reference check, and E-Verify.

The selected candidate must complete a Statement of Personal Economic Interest as a condition of employment, if applicable (VA. Code 2.2-3114). Other financial, credit, driving, or other background checks prior to employment may be required for certain positions.

A review of conviction information is a final step in the application process.

The Virginia Department of Health offers paid holidays, vacation, sick, and personal leave, membership with the Virginia Retirement System and access to a deferred compensation plan. Other benefits include: basic life insurance, voluntary participation in medical and dental insurance, short and long-term disability, optional life insurance for self, spouse and children, and medical and dependent care reimbursement plans.

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Special Instructions to Applicants

A completed application, including all previous employment, salary history, and education must be submitted on-line by 11:59 pm on the closing date for consideration.


VDH is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Contact Information

Donna Lancaster







Roanoke/Alleghany Health District 1502 Williamson Rd. NE 2nd Floor Roanoke, VA 24012

Working Title: Public Health Nurse Supervisor

Role Title: Rn II/Nurse Prct I/Phy Asst - 49113

Job Open Date: 08/10/2017

Job Close Date: 08/17/2017

Open Until Filled: No

Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)?: No

Hiring Range: Negotiable to $70,000.00

Agency: Dept of Health (601)

Agency Website:

Location: Roanoke (City) - 770

Position Number: 05257

Job Posting Number: 1027959

Type of Recruitment: General Public - G

Does this position have telework options?: No

Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference: Yes

Job Type: Full-Time (Salaried)

Job Type Detail: Full-Time Salaried - Non-Faculty- FTS-1

Pay Band: 05