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Public Health Licensed Practical Nurse 1, 2, or 3

Georgia Department of Public Health
Mcdonough, GA
Closing date
Jul 25, 2024

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DescriptionPublic Health Licensed Practical Nurse 1, 2, or 3Henry County Health DepartmentDistrict 4 Public Health

135 Henry parkway

McDonough, GA 30253

Job Description: Under broad supervision, provide 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 lead worker over specified projects or programs.

All District 4 Public Health, County BOH employees are deemed essential employees in the event of an emergency. As such, you may be called on to participate in an event not limited to but including, staffing a shelter, a Specimen Point of Collection Site (SPOC) and/or Point of Dispensing site (POD). When you are called on to participate, you are expected and it will be a part of your job requirement to participate, whether the emergency occurs during or outside regular work hours. Job Responsibilities

  • Administer immunizations to all age patients according to established guidelines & procedures.
  • Perform annual school & daycare immunization audits.
  • Complete quarterly reports.
  • Assist with annual scoliosis screenings.
  • Participate in health fairs and educational programs.
  • Perform TB screenings and administer PPD skin test, in clinic and outreach events.
  • Prepares to respond to public health emergencies and responds as directed.
  • Uses computer technology to collect, store, and retrieve data.
  • Participates in program planning.
  • Communicates in writing, orally, and through electronic means, with proper terminology and cultural proficiency.
  • Incorporates strategies for interacting with persons form diverse backgrounds (e.g., cultural, socioeconomic, educational, racial, gender, age, ethnic, sexual orientation, professional, religious affiliation, mental and physical capabilities).
  • Adheres to the organization's policies and procedures.
  • Uses individual, team, and organizational learning opportunities for personal and professional development.
Minimum QualificationsPH Licensed Practical Nurse Level 1 - (Annual salary - $33, 000)Vocational/Technical degree in licensed practical nursing from an accredited college AND current Georgia license to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse AND CPR certification AND completion of all necessary orientation and training for Public Health LPN. No experience required.

PH Licensed Practical Nurse Level 2 - (Annual salary - $35,800) Vocational/Technical degree in licensed practical nursing from an accredited college AND Two years of LPN public health experience AND current Georgia license to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse AND CPR certification.

PH Licensed Practical Nurse Level 3 - (Annual salary - $38,926.79)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

Preferred Qualifications
  • Public Health experience.
  • Experience with screenings, immunizations, GRITS, and interviewing patients.
  • Bilingual Spanish/English Speaking Language.
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
For more information on the State of Georgia Benefits visit - Perks
  • A supportive and rewarding work environment
  • Physical Activity Breaks
  • Worksite Wellness Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
To learn more about District 4 Public Health visit - Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information on application status by phone or email. 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. Position will remain open until filled and is subject to close at any time once a satisfactory applicant pool has been identified.

  • District 4 is an Equal Opportunity Employer* The State will not unlawfully consider an applicant's race, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, sex, genetic information, political affiliation, protected uniformed service, or other legally protected category when making selections.
Applicants chosen for employment will be subject to the followingCriminal Background Check/FingerprintingPre-employment Drug ScreeningReference Checks & Immunizations RequirementsFor more information about Public Health:Click HERE for Video

Who we are. We protect lives. The Georgia Department of Public Health is the lead agency entrusted by the people of Georgia to proudly protect lives and promote healthy lifestyles in diverse communities statewide. We are committed to preventing disease, injury, and disability; promoting health and well-being; and preparing the State of Georgia for responding to disasters.

BenefitsWhat we offer. As a member of the Georgia Department of Public Health team, you will join a passionate group of individuals who are dedicated to making an impact. No matter your role, you will individually contribute to protecting the lives of all Georgians while receiving a wide range of benefits, so you can:

  • Make a Professional Impact - Build your career where it matters and protect lives in the community where you live, work, and play.
  • Enjoy Workplace Flexibility - Experience flexibility in how you work so you can be your best self for you and Georgia Residents.
  • Work with a Dynamic and Diverse Team- Collaborative and inclusive way of working where employees share ideas and leverage collective strengths.
  • Achieve Career Longevity - Countless opportunities for continuous learning/development that support a long-term career.
  • Take Part in a Hands-on Working Culture - Unique culture of active engagement and problem-solving, no matter your role.
  • Feel Pride in Where you Work - Be part of making an impact in public health alongside dedicated people just like you.

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