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Emergency Preparedness Specialist, RN – Columbus

Emergency Preparedness Specialist, RN
Full-Time Unclassified Position

Pay Grade: J Salary is based on education and experience

POSTING DATE: December 23, 2020
APPLICATION DEADLINE: *OPEN UNTIL FILLED

LOCATION: West Central Health District, 2100 Comer Ave., Columbus, GA, 2nd Floor, Health & Human Services Center

DUTIES: Under Emergency Preparedness (EP) supervision, provides professional nursing care in accordance with nurse protocols, policies, and/or procedures. Orders and dispenses medications and vaccinations based on nursing assessment and according to established nurse protocol. Will assist with daily operations to include COVID Response. This position will assist with Natural Disasters Response and normal annual events such as influenza and other communicable diseases, Review Emergency Plans, Coordination with Point of Dispensing Sites, and anywhere EP plays a vital role.

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 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.