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Public Health Registered Nurse 1 (Macon Co.)

POSTING DATE: NOVEMBER 5, 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: J District Entry/Hiring Salary: $38,000/year
Salary is based on education and experience

LOCATION: Macon County Health Department, 110 Chatham Street, Oglethorpe, GA 31068

DUTIES: Under supervision, provides professional nursing care in accordance with nurse protocols, policies, and/or procedures. Functions as an expanded role nurse based out of the Macon County Health Department but also floats to neighboring county health departments to provide nursing support as needed. Provides nursing care consistent with patient’s level of need. Utilizes the EMR system to accurately document patient care and enter billing information for reimbursement. Orders and dispenses medications based on nursing assessment and according to established nurse protocol. Will serve as patient advocate and refer patients to community partners or private physicians, when indicated.

QUALIFICATIONS: Associate’s Degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university AND completion of a PHN course within one year of hire AND current Georgia Registered Professional Nurse license AND CPR certification. No experience required. *A copy of college transcript is required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Completion of a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing and one (1) year of experience as a Registered Professional Nurse.

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