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Purpose of the Position: Purpose of the Position: Under general supervision, provides professional public nursing services in accordance with Georgia State Nursing Protocols. Provides pregnancy-related services in the following programs Presumptive Pregnancy Medicaid (PEMD), Perinatal Case Management (PCM), Babies Born Healthy (BBH-formerly Green Plan), and other grant funded projects. Responsibilities include, but not limited to: screening and assessing low-income prenatal women for services, conducting perinatal psycho-social needs assessment, educating, and referring pregnant women to public and community agencies for resources, and providing case management services. In the event of an emergency requiring activation of Cobb & Douglas Public Health, performs duties and responsibilities as assigned. “This position works to promote and protect the health and safety of the residents of Cobb and Douglas Counties.”
Essential Functions include, but are not limited to:
RN 2 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 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 Job-Related Skills:
• Bilingual preferred.
• Have a minimum one-year experience working with prenatal and postpartum women and their newborns in a public health, hospital, case management or obstetrical office setting. This experience must have been acquired within the previous five years.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Computer data entry experience with ability to type more than 40 words per minute.
• Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, internet searches and worked with medical-based patient information systems.
Work Conditions & Physical Demands:
• General office setting with sitting 80% of the time.
• Some travel and possible overnight stay required for trainings, meetings, and conferences.
Salary Information: RN 2 $58,284 Annually / Paygrade L
Applications Accepted: * THIS POSITION WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED AND IS SUBJECT TO CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SATISFACTORY APPLICANT POOL HAS BEEN IDENTIFIED
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 an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate based on age, genetics, pregnancy, gender, gender identity or expression, color, disability, national origin, sexual orientation, political affiliation, race or religion.
TO APPLY: In order to successfully apply for a position; the hiring agency requires interested applicants to complete the Cobb & Douglas Public Health’s Online Employment Application. This job application can be found at: www.cdph-ess.com. Click on "Employment Opportunities" and locate this position, click “Apply” and begin your application process.
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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: Natasha.Hart@dph.ga.gov
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