Public Health Nurse – Adult Travel Immunizations

Toledo-Lucas County Health Department

Assignment Location: 635 N. Erie St. Toledo, OH

This position is responsible for providing public health nursing services to individuals, families, and population groups in Health Department clinics, client homes, and in the community. Nursing activities include, but are not limited to: systematic analysis of health data; health education and advocacy; coalition building; and collaborating with community partners to promote the health of a population. This position will strive to: build healthy communities through promotion of healthy environments; achieve health equity and social justice; improve quality of life and increase access to care. This position may be involved with special health projects in the community including, but not limited to, the Community Health Assessment, nursing interventions, and goal setting with a client and family.

Basic Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications:


Prepare and maintain client records through the entry of accurate and appropriate patient information into the Health Department’s electronic health records system.

Help clients to obtain appropriate medical and social assistance; teach and counsel clients and families; act as an advocate and promote family autonomy.

Perform outreach functions, attend interagency meetings as assigned, and work collaboratively with all community agencies.

Perform initial client assessment by acquiring health and family histories, conduct routine medical tests, and make appropriate referrals.

Counsel clients and provide health education in areas of parenting, child development, health and medical problems and services, and life cycle tasks for the purpose of improving or enhancing the personal health of the client(s).

Strictly adhere to all Federal, State and Local laws, regulations, rules and/or guidelines including HIPAA regulations as well as all grant requirements, where applicable.

Evaluate outcomes of public health nursing interventions; work with others (clients and other professionals) to make changes as necessary.

Mentor students as public health leaders to strengthen the public health nursing workforce.

Promote evidence-based practice, maintain best practices, and determine and maintain essential Public Health Nurse competencies.

Other Duties & Responsibilities: Answer phone, take messages, write and communicate reports, and perform other related duties as assigned.

Please email or mail cover letter and resume to:


Toledo-Lucas County Health Department

Attn: Human Resources

635 N. Erie Street

Toledo, Ohio 43604

The Toledo-Lucas County Health Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Department operates in accordance with Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

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