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Public Health Registered Nurse 1, 2, or 3

Employer
Georgia Department of Public Health
Location
Mountville, GA
Closing date
Jul 11, 2024

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Sector
Nursing, General Nursing
Organization Type
Corporate
DescriptionPublic Health Registered Nurse 1, 2, or 3Perinatal Health Partnership(2 Vacancies)District 4 Public Health

301 Main Street

Lagrange, GA 30240

Under supervision, provides professional nursing care in accordance with nurse protocols, policies and/or procedures. Functions as a team providing case management services to high-risk perinatal women, infants, and children through home visitation and in collaboration with health care providers and other human service agencies to provide person-centered support to individuals and families; to help improve access to care; assist with navigating the health care and social service system; support research through outreach and advocacy and health needs assessments; advocate for individual, family and community needs; and build client capacity to increase knowledge and self-sufficiency. Provides outreach, support, and education to the target population and their surrounding community to reduce disparities in birth outcomes. Daily travel is a requirement for this position.

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

  • Performs home visits and completes required documentation per the Perinatal Health Partnership guidelines to eligible women, infants, and children.
  • Provides community health and case management services to high-risk perinatal women, infants, and children primarily through home visitation.
  • Provides outreach, support and education to the targeted population and their surrounding community.
  • Consults and collaborates with other professionals involved in providing services for women, infants, and children.
  • Assesses patient 's condition to develop plan of care and provide treatments, intervention, and follow-up.
  • Provides follow-up for physician's plan of care and recommendations; assists patients, hospital staff, and physicians with care coordination.
  • Assists families in establishing goals and outcomes.
  • Participates in community collaboration meetings in assigned counties.
  • Provides patient education and referrals to assist in attaining targeted goals and outcomes.
  • Records pertinent observations and response to treatment.
  • Incorporates strategies for interacting with persons from diverse backgrounds e.g., cultural, socioeconomic, educational, racial, gender, age, ethnic, sexual orientation, professional, religious affiliation, mental and physical capabilities.
  • Prepares to respond to public health emergencies and respond as directed.
  • Assists with completing monthly/quarterly reports.
  • Uses individual, team, and organizational learning opportunities for personal and professional development.
  • Candidates must have a valid, unexpired driver's license and reliable transportation.
Minimum QualificationsPH Registered Nurse Level 1 - (Annual Salary - $51,811.56)Associate's degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university AND completion of a PHN course within one year of hire AND current Georgia Registered Professional Nurse license AND CPR certification. No experience required.PH Registered Nurse Level 2 - (Annual Salary - $58,547.06)Bachelor's degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university AND current Georgia license to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse AND CPR certification

ORAssociate's degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university AND One year of nursing experience AND completion of a PHN course within one year of hire AND current Georgia Registered Nurse license AND CPR certification.

PH Registered Nurse Level 3 - (Annual Salary - $66,168.17)Bachelor's degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university AND One year of nursing experience AND current Georgia license to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse AND CPR certification

ORAssociate's degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university AND Two years of nursing experience AND completion of a PHN course within One year of hire AND current Georgia Registered Professional Nurse license AND CPR certification.

Additional Information

Preferred Qualifications
  • Public Health Nursing experience
  • Bilingual Spanish/English speaking
  • Home Visitation Experience
  • Prenatal Care Experience working with high-risk mothers and babies
  • Residents preferred for Emergency Preparedness Planning for the Health Department
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 - http://team.georgia.gov/Additional 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 - https://www.district4health.org/ 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. This position 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 RequiredFor 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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