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Nurse Practitioner

POSTING DATE: OCTOBER 22, 2021
APPLICATION DEADLINE: *OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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

Full-Time Unclassified Position

PAY GRADE: M District Entry/Hiring Salary: $66,000/year
Salary is based on level of education and experience.

LOCATION: West Central Health District, Family Planning/Women’s Health, 5601 Veterans Parkway, Columbus, GA 31909

DUTIES: Under limited supervision, performs advanced nursing functions and conducts preventive health care assessments with a focus on Women’s Health, STD assessments and treatment, PrEP, 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. Perform insertions and removals of various LARC devices. *Travel will be required throughout the West Central Health District.

MINIMUM 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.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Public Health experience, prior knowledge and/or experience with Women’s Health.

An applicant who has a disability, which requires special accommodations, should contact this office.

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