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Employee Health Nurse & District Drug Coordinator


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

Full-Time Unclassified Position
SALARY: $51,811.56 Annually

LOCATION: District Administration, Columbus Department of Public Health; 2100 Comer Ave., Columbus, GA, 2nd Floor, Health & Human Services Center

DUTIES: Under supervision, this position will manage the Employee Health Program for all employees’ district wide. Responsibilities to include, but not limited to monitoring and tracking all new staff, as well as existing staff, to ensure completion of all initial and ongoing requirements of the Employee Health Policy; administration of various vaccines and PPD’s per policy; and overseeing the Respiratory Isolation Program for the district, including N95 fit testing for all staff. As the District Drug Coordinator, responsibilities to include, but not limited to ordering medications for all district programs, receiving and separating medications by county and/or patient and preparing them for delivery to the health departments, and serving as the 340B expert for the district, providing support to individual health departments by assisting with various responsibilities, such as annual immunization audits, annual scoliosis screenings, and community health fairs. This position will work directly with the District Nursing Director and the EP Team during an emergency response. *This is not a virtual position.

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.

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 accommodation, 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