Public Health Nurse I or II

$27.96 - $32.15 hourly
  • Franklin County Public Health
  • 280 East Broad Street, Columbus, OH, USA
  • May 06, 2022
Full time Government Health Care Nurse

Job Description

Why Work Here? Be Valued!


As a public service agency, we know our greatest assets are the people behind the service.  We recognize the value of our employees through competitive pay and an amazing benefit package for staff and their family. Franklin County Public Health is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse and inclusive workforce.


The FCPH value statement says it all:  We serve our communities, our organization, and each other with Integrity, Accountability, Excellence, Respect and Humility.


Franklin County Public Health provides:

  • Schedules to support a work/life balance.
  • Robust benefits including medical, dental, vision, an employee assistance program, parental leave and a flexible spending account.
  • Life insurance, short and long term disability options are also offered.
  • Vacation time, personal time, sick time, and paid holidays.
  • And much more!


Now Hiring: Public Health Nurse I or II - Maternal and Child Health

(Grant-funded position)

The Public Health Nurse I or II works directly with historically marginalized individuals, carries out health promotion programs at all levels of prevention, conducts basic data collection and analysis, and participates in field work including home visits and other outreach activities. Specifically, this position provides personalized case management to individuals and their infant(s) during pregnancy, the postpartum period, and/or up to the child’s third birthday. This position is grant funded through a Community Partnership Grant.


Duties Include:

  • Provides comprehensive health care coordination to pregnant and postpartum individuals along with their families.
  • Conducts home and/or community visits with families and children from diverse cultural, socioeconomic, educational, racial, and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Evaluates and performs physical nursing assessments with individuals and their infants.
  • Creates a care plan for the client and their infant(s) based upon any stated and observed needs.
  • Uses data related to the social determinants of health to provide and coordinate care for all clients.
  • Provides education and appropriate resources to clients, families, and community members pertaining to health conditions and other relevant public health topics.
  • Accurately documents all case management and client contact in an Electronic Health Record System including using mobile technology for partial remote work and on home visits.
  • Participates in other related duties as assigned



  • Current and unrestricted Ohio Registered Nurse license.
  • Associate Degree in Nursing from an accredited College of Nursing; Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing preferred.
  • Minimum of 2 years of OBGYN, postpartum, or related experience.
  • Public health or related nursing experience preferred.
  • Case management and home visiting experience preferred.
  • Lactation counselor certification preferred.
  • Knowledge and proficiency using an Electronic Health Record system.
  • Valid Ohio driver’s license and ability to meet insurability requirements; some evening and weekend hours required.

Hiring Salary:

  • $27.96/hour - $32.15/hour for Public Health Nurse I
  • $29.79/hour - $34.26/hour for Public Health Nurse II
  • This is a non-exempt position.


Interested applicants should send:

  1. Resume
  2. Cover letter
  3. FCPH application (located:

TO: with subject “Public Health Nurse”

Deadline for Applying: Internal applicants (04/05/2021); External applicants (Until filled)    


No phone calls please.  This is a grant-funded position and is contingent upon funding availability.


Franklin County Public Health is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. Employees utilize appropriate methods for interacting effectively and professionally with persons of all ages and from diverse cultural, socioeconomic, educational, racial, and ethnic backgrounds, sexual orientations, lifestyles and physical abilities. Learn more at


FCPH is committed to providing a healthy work environment for all employees, and all employees agree to be non-tobacco users as a condition of employment (e.g., cigarettes, cigars, smokeless tobacco, vapor, etc.). All applicants offered positions with FCPH must submit to and pass a drug and alcohol screen before beginning work. All FCPH Employees must be fully vaccinated (one or two doses depending on COVID-19 vaccination type) by November 23, 2021 unless a reasonable accommodation is requested and approved.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel in this position.