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Ryan White Advanced Practice Registered Nurse

Company: Georgia Department of Public Health
Location: Athens
Posted on: July 4, 2024

Job Description:

DescriptionPay Grade: OJob Code: HCP201Click HERE for VideoWho we are. We protect lives. The Georgia Department of Public Health is the lead agency entrusted by the people of Georgia to proudly protect lives and promote healthy lifestyles in diverse communities statewide. We are committed to preventing disease, injury, and disability; promoting health and well-being; and preparing the State of Georgia for responding to disasters.BenefitsWhat we offer. As a member of the Georgia Department of Public Health team, you will join a passionate group of individuals who are dedicated to making an impact. No matter your role, you will individually contribute to protecting the lives of all Georgians while receiving a wide range of benefits, so you can:

  • Make a Professional Impact - Build your career where it matters and protect lives in the community where you live, work, and play
  • Enjoy Workplace Flexibility - Experience flexibility in how you work so you can be your best self for you and Georgia Residents
  • Work with a Dynamic and Diverse Team- Collaborative and inclusive way of working where employees share ideas and leverage collective strengths
  • Achieve Career Longevity - Countless opportunities for continuous learning/development that support a long-term career
  • Take Part in a Hands-on Working Culture - Unique culture of active engagement and problem-solving, no matter your role
  • Feel Pride in Where you Work - Be part of making an impact in public health alongside dedicated people just like youThe Clarke County Health Department Specialty Care Clinic is seeking an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse. Works on a multidisciplinary team to perform advanced nursing functions and healthcare services primarily in infectious disease. Operates under the nurse protocol agreement with delegating physician, counsels patients, orders diagnostic testing, conducts complete physicals and routine examinations, and provides treatment. Recommends and prescribes antiretroviral therapy in accordance with national guidelines and nurse protocol agreement. Educates patients and families on prevention, medical conditions, and use of prescribed medications, including medication adherence. Maintains records and ensures patient confidentiality.As an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse within the Ryan White Clinic at the Georgia Department of Public Health, you will join a dedicated group of public health professionals that help support the overall mission and vision of protecting lives of Georgian residents in a variety of ways.Job Responsibilities
    • Coordinates health department clinical programs and activities with local health department Administrator, District Health Office, and State Office staff in accordance with programmatic and funding guidelines.
    • Monitors and evaluates nursing and other clinical programs for the county.
    • Performs assurance activities to ensure that services are adequate, appropriate, and accessible within the community.
    • Provides supervision of public health staff in the county health department setting.
    • Organizes, coordinates, and implements community health services according to agency policies, programs, objectives, and resources available in the assigned area of responsibility.
    • Creates and maintains a high-performance environment characterized by positive leadership and strong team orientation.
    • Encourages and facilities cooperation, pride, trust, and group identity, fosters commitment and team spirit; works cooperatively with others to achieve goals.
    • Works and communicates with the public, internal customers and/or external customers to provide information and quality services and/or products targeted to meet customer expectations.
    • Serves as local public health contact for community agencies and partners in clinical public health services.
    • Displays a high level of effort and commitment to performing work; operates effectively within the organizational structure; demonstrates trustworthiness and responsible behavior.Minimum QualificationsMinimum Qualifications:A Master's or Doctorate degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university and/or other education requirements approved by Georgia Board of Nursing AND certification in the specialty area(s) approved by Georgia Board of Nursing AND Two years of nursing experience AND Georgia license as a Registered Professional Nurse and Georgia License as an APRN AND CPR certification.Preferred QualificationsFamily Nurse PractitionerExperience in STD/Infectious disease.Annual salary $90,000. Plus, generous benefits include 13 paid holidays, annual and sick leave, health insurance, and retirement plans.No phone calls, applications accepted ONLINE ONLY through the link posted.Additional InformationThe Georgia Department of Public Health commissioner and leaders encourage 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 InformationCurrent State employees are subject to State Personnel Board rules regarding salary.DPH accepts educational credentials recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) and/or the US Department of Education (DOE). 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.Relocation assistance is not provided.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 you request to DPH-HR@dph.ga.gov by the closing date of this announcement.DPH is an Equal Opportunity EmployerDue 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 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.

Keywords: Georgia Department of Public Health, Athens , Ryan White Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, Healthcare , Athens, Georgia

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