Public Health Nurse

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Applications are now being accepted for a Public Health Nurse with the Lincoln County Health Department. This position is a flexible schedule that can be set to work between 28 and 40 hours per week. 

To be considered, applicants must complete and submit a Lincoln County Employment Application form.

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Provides public health nursing services to individuals, families, and population groups. Duties include school nursing, communicable disease follow-up, immunizations, jail nursing, oral health services, and maternal and child health. Nursing activities include, but are not limited to, analysis of health data, care plan development for the school health settings, vaccinations, health screening and follow-up, health education and advocacy, coalition building and collaborating with community partners to promote the health of a population. The public health nurse can be expected to assist in the provision of public health services in the event of a public health emergency.


Minimum two year nursing degree required; Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from an accredited nursing school preferred. Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of Wisconsin required. One to two years’ experience in public health nursing preferred.

Must have a valid Wisconsin driver’s license, proof of insurance  and a good driving record.


Starting wage of $24.16 to $27.68 per hour depending on level of nursing degree. 


Monday-Friday day shift with schedule flexibility. Eligibility for Lincoln County benefit package including Health (for employees working a 30 hour per week schedule), Dental, Life, Long-Term Disability, Vision, Vacation, generous Sick Leave,  10 paid Holidays per year and Wisconsin Retirement System. As an employee of Lincoln County, you would be eligible for the Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS), which is among the best funded and best managed public pension systems in the country!

Applicants must complete and submit a Lincoln County Employment Application Form.  Application forms are available at the Lincoln County Service Center (upper level), 801 N. Sales Street in Merrill, Wisconsin and on the County's website at  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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