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COVID-19 Vaccine Strike Team Staff


Temporary, Hourly, Grant-Funded Position

LPN – $25.00 per hour
EMS – $25.00 per hour
RN – $45.00 per hour
Physician Assistant – $50.00 per hour
Physician – $70 per hour

This position is subject to close once a satisfactory applicant pool has been identified.

LOCATION: Columbus Dept. of Public Health, 2100 Comer Ave., Columbus, GA, 2nd Floor, Health & Human Services Center

DUTIES: Under supervision, this position is housed in Columbus, GA and will be responsible for traveling and setting up mass vaccination clinics across West Central Health District’s 16 counties and administer the COVID vaccine. All Clinical staff must be legally able to administer vaccines. Clinical Staff must be able to stand/walk for long periods of time, tolerate heat and/or cold while working outside wearing a face mask and other necessary PPE for the duration of the shift. *Work hours will vary based on Vaccine Clinic schedules.

LPN: Vocational/Technical degree from an accredited college AND current Georgia license to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse.
EMT/EMS: Georgia EMS Personnel currently licensed in good standing at the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), EMT-Intermediate, Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT), Cardiac Technician or Paramedic levels. EMS personnel are required to have a HS Diploma or GED AND current Georgia certification as an EMT Basic AND CPR certification AND valid driver’s license.
RN: Associate’s Degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university AND current Georgia Registered Professional Nurse license AND CPR certification. Note: No experience required.

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
•Pre-Employment Drug Screening
•I-9 Employment Verification
•Reference Checks