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Nurse Practitioner

POSTING DATE: APRIL 1, 2022
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: $71,000/year
Salary is based on education and experience

LOCATION: Sumter Co. Health Department, 1601 North MLK Blvd., Suite 100, Americus, GA 31719

DUTIES: Under limited supervision, performs advanced nursing functions and conducts preventative health care assessments with a focus on PrEP Services, Women’s Health, STD examinations and treatment, 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. Performs insertions and removals of various LARC devices. *Travel will be required throughout the district as well as floating to neighboring county health departments to provide nursing services.

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.

An applicant who has a disability, which requires special accommodations, should contact the Human Resources office at 706-321-6127.

All West Central Health District 7 employees are deemed essential workers in the event of an emergency. As such, you may be called on to participate in an event including but not limited to: staffing a shelter, working at a Specimen Point of Collection Site (SPOC) and/or working at a Point of Dispensing site (POD). If you are called on to participate, you are required to report to the designated site as a condition of employment, whether the emergency occurs during or outside regular work hours.

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