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Nurse Practitioner (Sumter County)


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

Full-Time, Unclassified Position

SALARY: $74,758.74 Annually

LOCATION: Sumter County Health Department, 1601 North MLK Blvd., Suite 100, Americus, GA 31719

DUTIES: Under limited supervision, this position will perform advanced nursing functions and conduct preventative health care assessments with a focus on PrEP Services, Women’s Health, STD examinations and treatment, and cancer detection. Assess the client’s condition, performs, and interprets laboratory tests, prescribes appropriate treatments/therapies, and provides education. Performs therapeutic procedures, such as injections, immunizations and minor invasive procedures as medically required/recommended. Performs insertions and removals of various LARC devices. *Travel will be required throughout West Central Health District’s 16-county health departments.

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, PrEP services, Women’s health, STD examinations.

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 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