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Public Health Nurse

Company: City of New Haven
Location: New Haven
Posted on: September 18, 2023

Job Description:

Are you a compassionate and dedicated nursing professional looking to make a significant impact on the health and well-being of the community? The Department of Health, City of New Haven, invites you to join our team as a Public Health Nurse. In this vital role, you will have the opportunity to provide essential nursing care and expertise to individuals and their families in one or more public schools, non-public schools, and throughout the community. As a Public Health Nurse, you will play a crucial part in strengthening the educational process by removing health-related barriers to learning, promoting optimal wellness for students and families, and ensuring that state laws and local health and education policies are adhered to.

If you possess a passion for improving the lives of school-age children and youth, we encourage you to apply and become an instrumental force in enhancing the overall health of our community. Join us in our mission to build a healthier and thriving future for the City of New Haven.

The Nursing Section Services is committed to ensuring an optimal level of wellness for a culturally diverse urban community by promoting and encouraging a healthy lifestyle for its residents. One of the primary functions of the Nursing Section Services is the School Nursing Program, one component of the School Health Services provided by the City of New Haven. The majority of the Public Health Nurses serve as school nurses for the schools located in New Haven


Possession of a valid, current Registered Nurse license issued by the State of Connecticut
Graduation from an accredited National League of Nursing (N.L.N.) program with a Bachelor of Science degree program in Nursing or, a diploma from a three-year hospital school of nursing, or an Associates Degree in nursing
Two years full-time employment in nursing within the past five years, preferably one year in public health, pediatric, or emergency room nursing or related specialty
Current cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certification;
Valid and current Connecticut drivers license;
Knowledge and understanding of the principles, practices and techniques of professional nursing, including growth and development of school-aged child and youth

In order to be considered for this title, you must apply during the posting period via the online application portal.
1) Go to
2) First-time users will click "New User Registration" and create your Applicant Profile
3) Click on available job postings and Apply Online. You will need a valid, working email address to apply.

If you experience technical difficulties in the online application process, please contact our office at 203-946-8252 or email

Keywords: City of New Haven, New Haven , Public Health Nurse, Healthcare , New Haven, Connecticut

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