POSTING DATE: AUGUST 12, 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: J District Entry/Hiring Salary: $51,811.56/year
Salary is based on education and experience
LOCATION: Columbus Health Department, 5601 Veterans Pkwy, Columbus, GA, 31904
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 Columbus 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.
MINIMUM 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.
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.
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
• Reference Checks