$ 24,771.00 Public Health LPN 3 Gainesville

Published date: July 10, 2018
  • Location: Gainesville, United States


GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH (GA)
invites applications for the position of:
PH LPN 3

SALARY: $24,771.59 - $35,387.99 Annually
OPENING DATE: 07/10/18
CLOSING DATE: 07/24/18 11:59 PM
DESCRIPTION:
Location: Hall County Health Department, 1290 Athens Street, Gainesville, GA 30507
Recruitment: This position is open to all qualified applicants
Pay Grade: G
Position: 00001554

Come join the team that's changing the face of public health. We are improving the health of Georgia one community at a time. District 2 Public Health (D2PH) serves 13 counties in northeast Georgia, including Banks, Dawson, Forsyth, Franklin, Habersham, Hall, Hart, Lumpkin, Rabun, Stephens, Towns, Union, and White counties. One of the fastest growing regions in the state, District 2 includes rural and urban communities with diverse public health challenges. At D2PH, we are focused on understanding community health challenges and developing smart solutions that allow us to make an impact in our community. We are a team of intelligent and committed individuals who are passionate about public health and serving northeast Georgia. If you want to make a difference in public health, you should join our team.

The public health nurse serves the people of District 2 through clinical work in our county health departments. This is a highly stimulating position that affords extensive autonomy as nurses train and become public health experts who provide vital services in immunizations, infectious disease treatment and prevention, child health, women's health and many other areas of public health.

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer numerous paid training opportunities; flexible schedules; student loan forgiveness; and a generous benefits package that includes an employee retirement plan; deferred compensation; 12 paid holidays; 15 paid vacation and 15 paid sick leave days per year; and dental, vision, long-term care, and life insurance.
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Under broad supervision, provides assistance to public health nurses and county programs. Provides general direct nursing care. Care includes providing medical treatments, administering medication and giving injections. Assigned to specific clinical duties within the scope of an LPN practice in public health and acts as a lead worker over specified projects or programs. Performs hearing and vision screenings, school vaccine audits, flu clinics and is cross trained to the laboratory.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Vocational/Technical degree in licensed practical nursing from an accredited college AND Four years of LPN public health experience AND current Georgia license to practice as a
Licensed Practical Nurse AND CPR certification.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
To be considered for employment at District 2 Public Health you must complete an online application. This job application can be found at www.dph.georgia.gov. Click on "About DPH" and then "Careers", locate position then click "Apply" to begin your application. Please make sure you have selected the specific job you are interested in and qualified for. You will receive an email or telephone call if you are selected to participate in the interview process. Please do not send hard copies of application materials. All information can be uploaded to the online system.


Applications must include an email address and daytime phone number where applicant can be reached. Incomplete applications may not be considered.

Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information on application status by phone or e-mail. All qualified applicants will be considered, but may not necessarily receive an interview. Selected applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for next steps in the selection process. Applicants who are not selected will not receive notification.

This position is subject to close at any time once a satisfactory applicant pool has been identified.


Pre-employment drug screen and criminal records check (fingerprinting) are required.
Note: An applicant who has a disability requiring special accommodations should contact this office. In accordance with Georgia's Drug Free Workplace Act, it has been determined that certain positions warrant pre-employment drug testing.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For more information regarding employment with District 2 Public Health please visit our website at www.phdistrict2.org.



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