Public Health Registered Nurse 1 (TB)
Full-Time Unclassified Position
POSTING DATE: SEPTEMBER 10, 2020
APPLICATION DEADLINE: *OPEN UNTIL FILLED
Pay Grade: J District Entry/Hiring Salary: $41,800/year
Salary is based on education and experience
LOCATION: Columbus Health Department, 5601 Veterans Pkwy, Columbus, GA
DUTIES: Under supervision, this position will serve as the TB nurse for the health department and will provide professional nursing care in accordance with nurse protocols, policies, and/or procedures. Functions as an expanded role nurse providing patient care consistent with patient’s level of need. Utilizes the EMR system to accurately document patient care and enter billing information for reimbursement. Orders and dispenses medications based on nursing assessment and according to established nurse protocol. Will serve as patient advocate and refer patients to community partners or private physicians, when indicated.
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. 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 the Human Resources office 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.