POSTING DATE: SEPTEMBER 23, 2022
APPLICATION DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 30, 2022 12:00NOON
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: $32,248.75/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.
MINIMUM 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 and/or implementation of treatment, rehabilitation, or service plans).
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
• I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification
• Pre-Employment Drug Screening
• Reference Checks