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Nurse Practitioner (Traveling)


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

Full-Time Unclassified Position
SALARY: $74, 758.74 Annually

LOCATION: West Central Health District, 5601 Veterans Parkway, Columbus, GA 31909

DUTIES: Under limited supervision, this position will serve as a floater throughout West Central Health District’s 16-county health departments to perform advanced nursing functions in accordance with nurse protocols, policies, and/or procedures within all Public Health Programs, with a focus on Women’s Health, STD assessments and treatment, and PrEP initiation and follow up. Assess the client’s condition, performs, and interprets laboratory tests, prescribes appropriate treatments/therapies, and provides patient education. Performs therapeutic procedures, such as injections, immunizations, and minor invasive procedures as medically required/recommended. Perform insertions and removals of various LARC devices. *Travel will be required throughout the West Central Health District.

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.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Public Health experience, prior knowledge and/or experience with Women’s Health.

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.

Benefits for Full-Time Eligible Employees:

  • 13 Paid Holidays
  • Generous Leave Package
  • Employees Retirement System
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Health Care Spending Account
  • Dependent Care Spending Account
  • Life Insurance
  • AD&D Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Legal Insurance
  • Long-Term Care Insurance
  • Specified Illness
  • Deferred Compensation (401K & 457 Plans)
  • Atlanta Postal Credit Union

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