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Public Health Registered Nurse 1 – Columbus

Public Health Registered Nurse 1
(RN)
Full-Time Unclassified Position

Pay Grade: J District Entry/Hiring Salary: $38,000/$40,000year
Salary is based on education and experience

POSTING DATE: JULY 16, 2020
APPLICATION DEADLINE: * OPEN UNTIL FILLED

LOCATION: Perinatal Case Management (PCM), Columbus Dept. of Public Health, 5601 Veterans Parkway, Columbus, GA

DUTIES: Under supervision, this Columbus based position, will provide Perinatal Case Management (PCM) assessments to facilitate enrollment in Presumptive Eligibility (PE) Medicaid and connect pregnant women with the GA Strong Families Program (GSFP). This position will provide professional nursing care in accordance with nurse protocols, functioning as an expanded role nurse providing patient care consistent with patient’s level of need; orders and dispenses medications based on physical assessment and nurse protocols. Utilizes the patient EMR to accurately document patient care and enter billing information for reimbursement. Also, serves as patient advocate.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Associate’s Degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university AND completion of a PHN course within one year of hire AND current Georgia Registered Professional Nurse license AND CPR certification. Note: No experience required. A copy of college transcript is required.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Completion of a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing and one (1) year of experience as a Registered Professional 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: http://www.dph.georgia.govClick on “About DPH” then “Careers”. Locate this position and click “Apply” to begin your application.