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Public Health LPN 2 (Macon County)


Full-Time Unclassified Position

PAY GRADE: $35,387.99 Annually

LOCATION: Macon County Health Department, 110 Chatham Street, Oglethorpe, GA 31068

DUTIES: Under supervision, this position will be responsible for clinical and laboratory management including ordering, collecting, recording, shipping, and managing labs. Monitor and records temperatures daily, accesses patient immunization record and GRITS, administers immunizations, and prints immunization records. Will manage inventory, collect, record and report patient’s vital signs. This position will place and read Tuberculin Skin Tests (TST’s), perform hearing, vision, and dental screenings, provide Directly Observed Therapy (DOT) for appropriate TB patients. Will participate with health fairs and community outreach.

QUALIFICATIONS: Vocational/Technical degree from an accredited college AND Two (2) years of LPN public health experience AND current Georgia Licensed Practical Nurse license AND CPR certification. *A copy of college transcripts are required.

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