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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: Exceptional opportunities along with excellent benefits, which include: 11 paid holidays, annual and sick leave accrual. Educational leave. Payroll deductible health benefits (medical, dental, vision, legal, long-term care, dependent life, AD&D, short and long-term disability, etc.). Medical and child care spending accounts can be established in addition to deferred compensation options. Learning and growth opportunities. Employee recognition program. Diverse workforce. And much more!
Summary: Under the supervision of the Healthy Start Program Manager, assesses pregnant women, infants and children, identifies their health care needs, and develops and implements plans of care to optimize healthy outcomes. Provides one on one education using the Baby Basics and Bright Futures Curriculum. Works collaboratively with Community Health Worker to provide monthly case management to enrolled Healthy Start clients. Documents all client encounters and maintains accurate medical records. Provides care coordination services and education to clients and their families with links to community resources and services. Prepares clients and their families for transition to Children 1st services after 18 months. This position works to promote and protect the health and safety of the residents of Cobb and Douglas Counties. In the event of an emergency situation requiring activation of Cobb & Douglas Public Health, performs duties and responsibilities as assigned.
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: BSN in nursing and 1-3 years of clinical case management, Mother/Baby experience.
Salary Information: $ 48,600 annual / Pay Grade K
Applications Accepted: October 11, 2019- November 10, 2019
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: Camilla.Barnes@dph.ga.gov
CDPH has adopted the Council on Linkages Core Competency for Public Health Professionals.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
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 nursing experience AND completion of a PHN course within one year of hire AND current Georgia Registered Professional Nurse license AND CPR certification.