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Public Health Educator 1 or 2

POSTING DATE: NOVEMBER 19, 2021
APPLICATION DEADLINE: DECEMBER 3, 2021 12:00 NOON

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

(Health Educator/Linkage Coordinator)
Full-Time Unclassified Position

Pay Grade: H or I District Entry/Hiring Salary: $29,973.63/year
Salary based on prior experience and education

LOCATION: Prevention Services Program, Columbus Health Department, 5601 Veterans Pkwy, Columbus, GA 31904

DUTIES: Under supervision, this position links newly diagnosed and previously diagnosed HIV positive individuals into medical care and other supportive services. This position also functions as the liaison for local providers, hospitals, clinics, plasma centers, and other organizations within the 16 counties of the WCHD that refer patients for HIV medical care and support. This position is crucial in meeting the State’s goal of linking individuals to care within 30 days and helping to capture and report data to State agencies. This position also conducts HIV counseling and testing screenings.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s degree in public health education from an accredited college or university OR Bachelor’s degree in education, social, behavioral, or biological sciences or a directly related field from an accredited college or university.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: At least one year of experience in the field of HIV.
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 Eligibility Verification
• Reference Checks