Job Description

Community Health Department

Position: Division Manager – Population Health

Starting Salary: $5,421/month – $7,984/month, Starting Salary: DOQ, DOE

Location: Community Health

Employment Type: Full-time (40 hours/week); FSLA Exempt – Open Until Filled –

Full time benefits include:

• County pays $1,450 per month towards medical, dental, vision, life insurance and employee assistance program for employee and eligible family members.

• Retirement: Walla Walla County full time employees are eligible for Washington State Department of Retirement Services (DRS)

• HRA Veba account: Employer contribution may apply.

• Wellness program

• Deferred compensation plans offered

• Twelve paid holidays annually • Vacation accrual based on seniority

• Benefited employees shall accrue sick leave benefits at the percentage rate of hours worked per week, to a maximum of eight (8) hours earned per month based on a forty (40) hour workweek but not less than one (1) hour per every forty (40) hours worked per County Policy 30.05.0 

Visit Walla Walla County Website for detailed benefits information.

Brief Duties and Responsibilities: Under limited supervision, plans, directs and manages programs and staff to promote health equity and protect the health and safety of Walla Walla County residents; assures compliance of program activities with Department goals and objectives, State and Federal laws, and County policies and procedures. Direct program oversight of programs including but may not be limited to: Communicable Disease, Behavioral Health, Maternal and Child Health, Oral Health, and provision of clinical services throughout Walla Walla County. Assists the Administrative Director and Health Officer in developing, managing, and implementing annual and long-range programs to accomplish departmental goals and policies. Collaborates with individuals, agencies, and institutions in the community to improve public health. Supervises the clinical services staff including clinic, communicable disease, and maternal and child health. May supervise additional positions/programs as needed and/or appropriate. See the job description for the complete list of essential functions.

Working Environment/Physical Abilities: Work will be performed both in an office environment and outside within the community. Requires ability to drive an automobile, fly in a plane, and travel as required. Ability to lift and carry 25 to 30 pounds. Requires sufficient hearing and speech ability to communicate verbally. Requires manual dexterity and visual acuity to operate personal computer and peripherals. Ability to work with multi-cultured, multi-lingual, and disabled individuals and families. Ability to tolerate environmental conditions such as odors, pets, and tobacco smoke.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in nursing with a current WA state license and five (5) years’ experience in public health or within a health care setting is the minimum requirement for this position. At least two (2) years of prior supervisory experience required. Masters in Nursing, Public Health or Licensed Nurse Practitioner in the State of Washington is preferred. Prior psychiatric nursing experience a plus. See the job description for the complete list of qualifications.

Application: Application, resume and cover letter required. To apply online and view the job description please go to the County website:



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