POSTING DATE: MARCH 19, 2021
APPLICATION DEADLINE: *OPEN UNTIL FILLED
Full-Time Unclassified Position
Pay Grade: F District Entry/Hiring Salary: $28,000/year
Salary is based on education and experience level
This position is subject to close once a satisfactory applicant pool has been identified.
LOCATION: Columbus Health Department, 5601 Veterans Pkwy, Columbus, GA
DUTIES: Under supervision, administer immunizations according to Nurse protocols and established procedures; assist with the annual immunization audits in the local schools and day care centers for compliance with state immunization laws. Participate in the annual scoliosis screenings in the local schools. Participate in health fairs and educational programs with community partners. Assist in meeting the emergency responsibilities of the department. Participate in exercises to assess emergency preparedness status and plan for response. Perform TB screenings and administer PPD skin test, in clinic and outreach events as needed.
QUALIFICATIONS: Vocational/Technical degree from an accredited college AND two (2) years of LPN public health experience AND current Georgia Licensed Practical Nurse license AND CPR certification. *A copy of college transcript is required.
An applicant who has a disability, which requires special accommodations, should contact Human Resources at 706-321-6127.
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.
Applicants chosen for employment will be subject to the following:
• Criminal Background Check/ Fingerprinting
• Pre-Employment Drug Screening
• I-9 Employment Verification
• Reference Checks