$ 47,000.00 Public Health RN III Gainesville

Published date: March 6, 2019
  • Location: Hall County, Gainesville, Georgia


GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH (GA)
invites applications for the position of:
Public Health RN III

SALARY: $47,000.00 - $66,158.17 Annually
OPENING DATE: 03/06/19
CLOSING DATE: 03/20/19 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: L
Position: 0090878

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.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Under broad supervision, provides professional nursing care in accordance with nurse protocols, policies and/or procedures. Focuses on the prevention of illness, injury, or disability, the promotion of health and maintenance of the health of populations. Cares for population with special needs during disasters/emergencies and biological and chemical protocols.
Travel is required during training and may travel to offer clinic coverage within the district.



MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor's degree in nursing from an accredited college or university AND One year of PHN experience AND current Georgia license to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse AND CPR certification OR Associate's degree in nursing from an accredited college or university AND Two years of PHN experience AND completion of a PHN course within one year of hire AND current Georgia Registered Professional Nurse license AND CPR certification.



PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Certificate in Travel Health
• Knowledge of TRAVX software
• Previous travel health or foreign health care experience
• BSN with current license in good standing.
• Superior interpersonal skills.
• Ability to work efficiently, independently under established clinic protocols
• Excellent written and oral communication skills.
• Demonstrated professionalism and ability to communicate effectively with corporate clients.
• Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, self-directed environment.
• Ability to complete assigned tasks without detailed supervision.
• Utilize proper travel medicine and general medicine processes to provide immunizations and travel health counseling in a safe and effective manner
• Adhere to safety protocols
• Appropriate storage and handling of vaccines
• Administration of vaccines
• Provide friendly, efficient, and safe service to patients and clients
• Excellent computer skills
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. All qualified applicants will be considered but may not necessarily receive an interview. This position is subject to close at any time once a satisfactory applicant pool has been identified. Notifications will be sent only to applicants who are selected for interviews. Applications must include an email address and daytime phone number where applicant can be reached. Incomplete applications may not be considered.

Pre-employment drug screen and criminal records check (fingerprinting) are required.

As an employee of D2PH, in the event of an identified emergency you may be required, as a term and condition of employment, to assist in meeting the emergency responsibilities of the department.

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.

The use of wellness breaks during the workday is authorized to support this philosophy and assist employees in meeting their wellness goals. A maximum of 30 minutes in a given workday may be used to engage in wellness activities, generally in the form of two 15-minute breaks or one 30-minute break.

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



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