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Employer: Geary County
Salary: $22.43 

Job Description:



Job Title:  Assistant Nursing Director             Please apply online at www.Hrepartners.com.



FLSA:  Exempt                                                        Salary Range:  $ 22.43/hr.                                                                                                                                                       

Reports To:  County Health Department Director


Department:  Public Health                                    Date:  September 2017                             



The job duties of the Assistant Nursing Director include but are not limited to supervise the nursing and program counseling staff; to prepare grants for the Health Department; to assist in developing policies and procedures that support individual and community health efforts; to conduct QI program and supervise all training; and to provide responsive, courteous and efficient service to County residents and the general public.



The duties described below are indicative of what the Assistant Nursing Director might be asked to perform. This job description is to incorporate any County Resolutions for the position of Assistant Nursing Director. This position description is not designed to list all tasks and responsibilities of this position. Geary County reserves the right to revise or change job duties as the need may arise. This position description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.


Administrative Functions:

  • Review charts and ensure that clients receive appropriate care.
  • Review progress of grants and compile grant reports.
  • Track data and complete state reports.
  • Write private and state grants.
  • Work directly with faith based organizations, military, FQHC, and others to develop grant proposals.
  • Ensure compliance with federal and state policies when implementing grants and medical protocol for patient care.
  • Ensure Health Department is ready for state inspections by maintaining progress records.
  • Develop Health Department’s strategic plans and implement plans through QI.
  • Write policies for nursing and home visitation activities.
  • Attend Community Health Board Meetings with local hospital.
  • Attend Fetal Infant Mortality Review Board Meetings.




Supervisory Functions:

  • Direct the work and manage the nursing staff of the Public Health Department.
  • Conduct monthly staff meetings to provide updates and to address any issues.
  • Interview and select new employees.
  • Plan, direct, coordinate work activities of subordinates and review work.
  • Assist with employee training and safety programs.
  • Assign tasks, review work and prepare performance evaluations.
  • Recommend employee transfers, promotions, disciplinary action, discharge and salary increases
  • Assess staff educational needs.
  • Develop, interpret, and enforce health department policies and procedures.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required at the time of hire or for the continuation of employment.



  • Bachelor’s degree or BSN in Nursing.
  • Minimum three (3) years’ experience in Nursing.
  • RN license required.
  • Previous public health experience preferred.
  • Previous supervisory experience required.
  • A valid Kansas driver’s license required.
  • Must reside within a 30 mile radius of worksite within 90 days of employment.



  • Ability to maintain a professional demeanor when dealing with the public.
  • Ability to take control of situations in a responsible manner.
  • Ability to comprehend, retain and apply County, State, and Federal policies and legislation, i.e. local resolutions, procedure manuals, MSDS sheets, safety manuals; and warning labels.



  • Ability to operate various types of equipment – standard office equipment, computer and intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office software.
  • Other equipment could be required.



  • Ability to maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a professional and friendly manner with customers, citizens, co-workers and management.
  • Ability to communicate in both written and verbal form.
  • Ability to develop, interpret and implement local policies and procedures; written instructions, general correspondence, Federal, State, and local regulations, MSDS sheets, safety manuals, operating and repair manuals, etc.; and warning labels.



  • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations to calculate drug dosages.



  • Ability to respond to complaints and grievances posed by the public.
  • Ability to define problems and deal with a variety of situations.
  • Ability to think quickly, maintain self-control, and adapt to stressful situations.
  • Ability to use good judgment and effectively solve problems.



The physical and work environments described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions.


Physical Environment:

  • The duties of this job include physical activities such as stooping, kneeling, standing, reaching, walking, lifting and/or move (up to 20 pounds), grasping, talking, hearing/listening, seeing/observing, and repetitive motions.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance and peripheral vision; depth perception; and the ability to adjust focus.


Work Environment:

  • Works primarily in an office setting.
  • Due to the volume, scope, size of staff and nature of public service this office provides, full-time regular attendance is essential.

Vacancy Number: GEHDASSTNURSEDIR0917

Open Date: 9/15/2017 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: