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Public Health Registered Nurse 1 (Columbus)

POSTING DATE: OCTOBER 7, 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, this position will provide professional nursing care in accordance with nurse protocols, policies, and/or procedures. Will function as an expanded role nurse based out of the Columbus Health Department. Provides nursing care consistent with the patient’s level of need. Utilizes the EMR system to accurately document patient care and enter billing information for reimbursement. Will order and dispense medications based on nursing assessment and according to established nurse protocol. This position 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 the Human Resources office 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