POSTING DATE: NOVEMBER 19, 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: G District Entry/Hiring Salary: $27,248.75/year
Salary based on education and experience
LOCATION: District Clinical Services, Columbus Health Department, 5601 Veterans Parkway, Columbus, GA 31904
DUTIES: Under general supervision, provides persons, families, and/or vulnerable populations with the psychosocial support needed to cope with chronic, acute, or terminal illnesses and physical or developmental disabilities. Assesses, screens and counsels clients in a variety of program areas performing social services activities to enhance, meet or restore their functioning capacity. Develops or participates in case management/care plans. Provides patient education and counseling, advises caregivers, and makes necessary referrals for other social services. This position will work with patients in an infectious disease clinical setting.
ENTRY QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s Degree in a related field from an accredited college or university AND eligibility to be licensed OR Bachelor’s degree in a related field and Two (2) years of experience in social service delivery. Copy of college transcript is required when applying.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s degree in social work, psychology, counseling, sociology, education, nursing, vocational rehabilitation, or a related field and two (2) years of full-time (or equivalent part-time) work experience in social services delivery (case management, outreach, prevention/education, client assessment, or the development / implementation of treatment, rehabilitation, or service plans).
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
• I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification
• Pre-Employment Drug Screening
• Reference Checks