6 Dec 2018

Full-Time Registered Nurse 2-Child Health/Immunizations

Cobb & Douglas Public Health – Posted by CDPH HRAnywhere

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Job Description

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: 12 paid holidays, 3 weeks each of annual and sick leave per year. A defined benefit retirement plan with matching 401k; fully vested after 10 years of full-time employment. In addition, the following benefit options are available: medical, dental, vision, legal, dependent life, AD&D, short and long-term disability, legal, healthcare spending, childcare spending, etc. Flexibility within our core operational hours of Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. Promote learning and growth. Employee recognition program. Diverse workforce. Worksite Wellness activities. And much more!

Summary: Under general 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/chemical protocols. Vaccine administration and management for all age groups, child health screenings for school entry, and lab services as indicated including phlebotomy and pregnancy testing. Serve as back-up to Travel Clinic by assessing the need for malaria prophylaxis and follows protocol and CDC recommendations. Counsels clients on other risks they may encounter when traveling. Service provision for clients of all ages, infants through adults in a busy, walk-in public health setting. Participate in community vaccine projects that may include but are not limited to: vaccine provision, education and audits in schools and daycares. Participates in drills and exercises on pandemic flu, mass sheltering, and mass dispensing. Coordinates program services with other service providers and community organizations.

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: Public Health Nursing experience, previous vaccine provision & management, experience using the GRITS (Georgia Registry of Immunization Transactions & Services) system and M&M system.

Salary Information: $48,600 annual / Total compensation package, including leave value $87,256 / Pay Grade K

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