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Public Health Nursing Supervisor 1- Harris Co.


Full-Time Unclassified Position
This position is subject to close once a satisfactory applicant pool has been identified.

PAY GRADE: M Minimum Hiring Salary: $55,578.00
*Salary based on education and experience

LOCATION: Harris County Health Department, 210 Forest Hill Drive, Hamilton, Georgia 31811

DUTIES: Under limited supervision, this position will function as a PHN / County Nurse Manager in the Harris County Health Department. Will plan for client level & population-based nursing services; evaluate, compile, and submit data and reports by established deadlines; evaluate supplies, equipment and medication needs and ensure adequate levels are maintained; monitor clinic activity and modify schedule, as needed; coordinate peer reviews and protocol signature pages, mock drills, and emergency vaccine storage plans, as needed; order and approve requisitions for program supplies and medications / vaccines. Identify training needs of clinic staff and ensure training is provided. Identify new community collaborations and/or revenue resources, when applicable. Participate in the Nurse Manager meetings monthly/quarterly.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in nursing from an accredited college or university AND Two (2) years of PHN experience AND current Georgia Registered Professional Nurse license AND CPR certification OR Associate’s degree in nursing from an accredited college or university AND Three (3) years of nursing experience AND completion of a PHN course within one year of hire AND current Georgia Registered Professional Nurse license AND CPR certification. A copy of college transcript is required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Professional experience in public health nursing and completion of a Bachelor’s Degree in nursing.

All West Central Health District 7 employees are deemed essential workers in the event of an emergency. As such, you may be called on to participate in an event including but not limited to: staffing a shelter, working at a Specimen Point of Collection Site (SPOC) and/or working at a Point of Dispensing site (POD). If you are called on to participate, you are required to report to the designated site as a condition of employment, whether the emergency occurs during or outside regular work hours.

An applicant who has a disability, which requires special accommodations, should contact Human Resources at 706-321-6127.

All Applicants Must Apply At: 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
•I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification
•Pre-Employment Drug Screening
•Reference Checks