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Cobb and Douglas Public Health a nationally accredited health department, headquartered in Marietta, Georgia since 1920 promotes and protects the health and safety of the residents of Cobb and Douglas counties in partnership with several other agencies. CDPH is committed to delivering compassionate, high-quality, affordable healthcare services with special attention to the at-risk population. We work to achieve healthy people in healthy communities by: Preventing epidemics and spread of disease, protecting against environmental hazards, preventing injuries, Promoting and encouraging healthy behaviors, responding to disasters, assisting in community recovery, and Assuring the quality and accessibility of health care. By excelling at our core responsibilities, we will assist our residents in living healthier, longer and more rewarding lives.
We offer: Flexibility within our core operational hours of Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. Promote learning and growth. Employee recognition program. Diverse workforce. Worksite wellness opportunities. And much more!
Summary: This is a temporary position, funded for the purposes of providing additional assistance to the community due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Under general supervision this individual will provide professional nursing care in accordance with nurse protocols, policies and procedures. Focuses on the prevention of illness, injury, or disability; the disasters/emergencies and biological and chemical protocols. Plans, organizes and executes COVID-19 testing at external settings in Cobb & Douglas counties. Provides testing reports to facilities and individual results as requested. Coordinates with the Infection Control Nurse, SPOC, MAAS and EP&R to expedite COVID-19 screening and testing in vulnerable/underserved populations. This position works to promote and protect the health and safety of the residents of Cobb & Douglas Counties.
Minimum Qualifications: 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 OR Associate's degree in nursing from an accredited college or university AND One year 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: Bachelor’s degree, Public Health or Community Health experience/knowledge.
Salary Information: $26 hourly (No Benefits, Temp Assignment ends 12/31/20)
Applications Accepted: July 29, 2020 – August 28, 2020
Thank you for your interest in CDPH. 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.
Requirements for this position may be subject to: Pre-Employment Drug Screening, Criminal Background Check/Fingerprinting, Previous Employment Reference Check, Specific Immunizations, Motor vehicle check, and/or Education and/or Licensure verification.
If you require accommodations under the American Disability Act (ADA), email request by the closing date of this announcement to: Camilla.Barnes@dph.ga.gov
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AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
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 OR Associate'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 Professional Nurse license AND CPR certification.