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Floating Nurse Practitioner

Company: Government jobs
Location: Athens
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Description

Pay Grade: N
Job Code: HCP200

This position is in Athens, GA, and does not offer relocation assistance. Must be within a reasonable commuting distance. If relocating to Athens, GA, please specify on the application.

The Northeast Health District is seeking a Nurse Practitioner or FNP. Under limited supervision, performs advanced nursing functions and conducts preventive health care assessments with a focus on Women's Health, STD assessments and treatment, and cancer detection. Assess the client's condition, performs and interprets laboratory tests, prescribes appropriate treatments/therapies, and provides education. Performs therapeutic procedures, such as injections, immunizations, and minor invasive procedures as medically required/recommended. Perform insertions and removals of various LARC devices. Travel will be required throughout the Northeast Health District, with provided compensation.

Minimum Qualifications:
Doctorate or Master's degree in nursing from an accredited college or university and/or other education requirements approved by the Georgia Board of Nursing AND certification in the specialty area(s) approved by the Georgia Board of Nursing AND Georgia license as a Registered Professional Nurse AND Georgia license as an APRN and CPR certification.

An annual salary of $ 70,000; plus, generous benefits that include 13 paid holidays, annual and sick leave, health insurance and retirement plans.

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

No phone calls, applications accepted ONLINE ONLY through the link posted.

Job Responsibilities

Under supervision of a senior APRN, performs advanced nursing functions and healthcare services in specialized areas. Operates under the nurse protocol agreement with delegating physician, conducts complete physicals, provides treatment, and counsels clients. May prescribe medication in some cases. Minimum Qualifications

Doctorate or Master's degree in nursing from an accredited college or university and/or other education requirements approved by the Georgia Board of Nursing AND certification in the specialty area(s) approved by Georgia Board of Nursing AND Georgia license as a Registered Professional Nurse AND Georgia license as an APRN AND CPR certification. Additional Information

Georgia Department of Public Health Commissioner and leaders encourages all employees to engage in regular wellness activities and to make lifestyle choices that promote health and well-being.

The use of wellness breaks during the workday is authorized to support this philosophy and assist employees in meeting their wellness goals. A maximum of 30 minutes in a given workday may be used to engage in wellness activities, generally in the form of two 15-minute breaks or one 30-minute break.

Employment Information

Current State employees are subject to State Personnel Board rules regarding salary.

DPH accepts educational credential recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) and/or the US Department of Education (DOE) will be considered. DPH will contact educational institutions to verify degree, diploma, licensure, etc.

The candidate selected for this position may be subject to pre-employment drug screening and a criminal background check.

As an employee of DPH, in the event of an identified emergency you may be required, as a term and condition of employment, to assist in meeting the emergency responsibilities of the department.

If you require accommodations under the American Disability Act (ADA), email request by the closing date of this announcement to: DPH-HR@dph.ga.gov.

DPH is 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.

Standard Benefits for FULL Time Salaried Employees
In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a generous benefits package that includes a flexible schedule, training opportunities, employee retirement plan, deferred compensation, 13 paid holidays, vacation & sick leave, dental, vision, long term care, and life insurance.
No benefits are offered for part time employees.

01 The answers you provide to the supplemental questions will be used to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications for this position. Your responses pertaining to specific work experience and education must be clearly shown in the areas for work history and education on your application. Your application must be completed in full before it is submitted. We do not accept additional information after your application has been received by the Personnel Department. Do you accept these conditions?

  • Yes
  • No

    02 Are you a current employee of the Georgia Department of Public Health?
    • No
    • Full Time Employee
    • Part Time Employee
    • Temp or Contractor
    • Intern
    • Volunteer

      03 Do you have a Doctorate or Master's Degree in nursing from an accredited college or university and/or other education requirements approved by the Georgia Board of Nursing AND certification in the specialty area approved by Georgia Board of Nursing?
      • Yes
      • No

        04 Do you have a current Georgia license to practice as an APRN?
        • Yes
        • No

          05 How many years of experience do you have as a Nurse Practitioner?
          • Less than 1 Year
          • 1+ Years
          • 2+ Years
          • 3+ Years
          • More than 4 Years

            06 Do you have Public Health and/or clinical experience?
            • Yes
            • No

              * Required Question

Keywords: Government jobs, Athens , Floating Nurse Practitioner, Healthcare , Athens, Georgia

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