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Licensed Practical Nurse 1 – Columbus

Licensed Practical Nurse 1
(LPN)
Full-Time Unclassified Position

POSTING DATE: October 4, 2018
APPLICATION DEADLINE: *Open Until Filled

Pay Grade: E District Entry/Hiring Salary: $24,034.80
Maximum Hiring Salary: $27,399.67
Salary is based on education and experience level

LOCATION: Columbus Department of Public Health, 2100 Comer Ave., Columbus, GA, 2nd Floor, Health & Human Services Center

DUTIES: Under supervision, provides general direct nursing care to include, administering medications, injections and immunizations, administering PPD skin tests, performing scoliosis screenings and general lab duties. Reads and records refrigerator/freezer temps twice per day. Monitors vaccine and medication supplies, checks the emergency cart, prepares paperwork for lab work and counsels clients regarding lab results. Provides health education/instruction and/or training to patients, families, and students. Will participate in community outreach activities, as needed.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Vocational/Technical degree from an accredited college AND current Georgia license to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse.
An applicant who has a disability, which requires special accommodations, should contact Human Resources at 706-321-6127.

Applicants chosen for employment will be subject to the following:
• Criminal Background Check/ Fingerprinting
• Pre-Employment Drug Screening
• I-9 Employment Verification
• Reference Checks

ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY AT: www.dph.georgia.gov Click on “About DPH” then “Careers”. Locate this position and click “Apply” to begin your application.