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Public Health Registered Nurse, Dougherty County Health Department

Albany Herald

Southwest Health District 8-2 


Job Announcement 

Do you desire to ma ke a difference in your    

community and be off most evenings and  weekends ? If so , this is th e job for you!! 

Posted Date: July 9, 2021 

Closing Date: Untill Filled 

Position Type: 3 Full-Time/Permanent Positions 


 Public Health Registered Nurse, Level 1, 2, or 3  (Based on qualifications/experience)  

We offer: 12 paid holidays, Educational Support Leave, 3 wks. accrual of Annual  Leave & 3 wks. accrual of Sick Leave. A defined benefit retirement plan, plus  

Location: Dougherty County Health Department/ Albany, Georgia Job Code: HCP190, HCP191, HCP192 

Paygrade/Minimum Salary: J-$44, 000, K-$48,400 or L-$ 53,240 (Based on qualifications/experience) 


General Nature of Work or Job Summary 

• Provides customer service 

(employer matched) 401(k) plan. Health and Flexible Benefits (Dental, Vision,  Legal, Long Term Care, Dependent Life, AD&D, Short- and Long-Term  Disability, and Spending Accounts. (We have recently increased entry salaries!) 

• Provides education, treatments, and administers medications  

• Maintains HIPAA standards related to Privacy and Security • Obtains Health History 

• Provides comprehensive assessments of male/female patients  which may include genitalia exams 

• Collects specimens, performs lab tests including pregnancy  tests, and conducts microscopic assessments 

Minimum Qualifications 

and vaccinations 

• Maintains CPR Certification  

• May conduct home visits, participate in health fairs, serve on  committees, and make presentations 

• Physical Requirement(s): Occasional lifting of up to 45 lbs. 


Associate degree/diploma in Nursing from an accredited college AND Current Georgia Registered Professional Nurse license. (Please mail or bring  a copy of College Transcript or Diploma to Interview—must have official transcript prior to start date) 

 Preferred Qualifications 


• Bachelor degree in nursing 

• Baccalaureate level health assessment course 

• Public Health experience 

• Experience in providing clinical services in the areas of Family  Planning, Sexually Transmitted Infections, and Immunizations  

Instructions to Apply + Other Important Information:   

• Experience with performing physical exams on males and females  • TB experience such as contact investigation, treatments including  Direct Observation Therapy 

• Bilingual (Fluent in Spanish and English) 


A State Merit Application for Employment must be received by this office no later than the deadline. Highlight any experience related to the Preferred Qualifications.    

This position may require driving company vehicles (Valid driver’s license required) and working some evenings and weekends during special events such as health fairs   Southwest Health District 8, Unit 2 

and responding to disasters. Selected applicant must consent to a motor vehicle record assessment. Points should be less than 10 and/or not negatively impact insurance  rates for the agency. Drug screen, criminal background check, and immunization records may be required. If selected, male applicants between 18 and 26 years of age  must present proof of Selective Service Registration. All information submitted is subject to verification.  

Southwest Health District 8, Unit 2 

Connie Lewallen-Human Resources 

1109 North Jackson Street, Albany, GA 31701-2022 

Fax: 229-430-3835 

Link to State Merit Application

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer  

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. This position is subject to close at any time once a satisfactory applicant pool has been identified. 

Only apply if you have a sincere desire to serve and can provide outstanding customer service, 100% of the time! 

Sep 14, 2021. Georgia Department of Public Health Jobs from GA Job Source

Georgia Department of Public Health

1109 North Jackson Street
Albany, GA 31701

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