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The Supervising Nurse is responsible for the oversight of the Board of Health’s public health nursing functions. Essential functions include, but are not limited to: creating, promoting, implementing, and evaluating of public health clinics and educational programs; conducting home health visits; participating in emergency preparedness initiatives as required by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health; maintaining an inventory of medical supplies; administering immunizations; assisting in preparation of the departmental budget; supervising nursing department staff, and coordinating on-call staffing; and other duties which relate to public health nursing. Attendance at evening Board of Health meetings is required.

Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, current licensure by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as a Registered Nurse, current certification in CPR, a valid driver’s license, and a minimum of three years of experience in public health nursing or a related field. Must be willing and able to obtain Levels 100, 200, and 700 National Incident Management System certificates. Experience in program planning, community nursing, and health education, along with knowledge of public health laws is desirable.

This position is included within the Burlington Municipal Employees Association bargaining unit.  Salary for this position is within Grade 11, of the BMEA contract and includes comprehensive and generous benefits. This is a full-time position, 35-hours per week, anticipated to begin October 24, 2022. Applications accepted at

Massachusetts Councils
on Aging

116 Pleasant Street, Suite 306
Easthampton, MA 01027
Telephone: 413-527-6425
Fax: 413-527-7138