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Nurse Practitioner- Sumter Co.

POSTING DATE: JULY 9, 2021
APPLICATION DEADLINE: *OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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

Pay Grade: M District Entry/Hiring Salary: $66,000/year
Salary is based on education and experience

LOCATION: Sumter Co. Health Department, 1601 North MLK Blvd., Suite 100, Americus, GA 31719

DUTIES: Under limited supervision, performs advanced nursing functions and conducts preventative health care assessments with a focus on PrEP Services, Women’s Health, STD assessments and treatment, and cancer detection. Assess the client’s condition, performs, and interprets laboratory tests, prescribes appropriate treatments/therapies, and provides education. Performs therapeutic procedures, such as injections, immunizations and minor invasive procedures as medically required/recommended. Performs insertions and removals of various LARC devices. *Travel will be required throughout the district as well as floating to neighboring county health departments to provide nursing services.

QUALIFICATIONS: Doctorate or Master’s degree in nursing from an accredited college or university and/or other education requirements approved by the Georgia Board of Nursing AND certification in the specialty area(s) approved by the Georgia Board of Nursing AND Georgia license as a Registered Professional Nurse AND Georgia license as an APRN AND CPR certification.

An applicant who has a disability, which requires special accommodations, should contact the Human Resources office 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 Eligibility Verification
• Reference Checks