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PH Registered Nurse 2 (1st Care/CMS Program)


Full-Time Unclassified Position

PAY GRADE: $58,547.06 Annually

LOCATION: 1st Care/Children’s Medical Services, Columbus Health Department, 5601 Veterans Pkwy., Columbus, GA 31904

DUTIES: Under supervision, this position will travel throughout the Chattahoochee, Clay, Harris, Muscogee, Quitman, Randolph, Stewart, and Talbot county health departments to provide case management and nursing assessments to families that qualify for the 1st Care/CMS (Children’s Medical Services) program. This position will perform in-home comprehensive assessments of client’s health care needs & developmental screenings within the guidelines. Develop comprehensive plans of care for clients and provides case management to patients/families consistent with the plan of care, program deliverables, and District policies and procedures. Will provide developmental screenings, patient education & counseling, advise caregivers and make necessary referrals for other social services. Will also serve as liaison between families & vendors and, assist with transitioning families from pediatric to adult health care, and participate in orthopedic, genetic & pediatric clinics.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university AND current Georgia Registered Professional Nurse license AND CPR certification OR Associate’s degree in nursing from an accredited college or university AND One year of PHN experience AND completion of a PHN course within one year of hire AND current Georgia Registered Professional Nurse license AND CPR certification. *A copy of college transcripts 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 accommodation, should contact the Human Resources office at 706-321-6127.

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

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