Description of Duties:

Under general supervision, provides professional nursing care in accordance with nurse protocols.  Provides community health services in programs such as Women’s Health, Child Health, Adult Health, etc. to the general public.  Assesses the client’s condition, develops plans of care, provides treatments, educates clients and refers clients to agencies that can assist in meeting social and/or health needs.  Records pertinent observations and responses to treatment. Adheres to protocols set in place for vaccine administration and specimen collection, including but not limited to appropriate patient identification, registration, preparation and administration of vaccine, COVID-19 specimen collection (nasopharyngeal and/or pharyngeal swabs and/or venipuncture), labeling, requisitioning, and preparation of specimens for transport to the lab by courier. Ensures that all safety precautions, HIPAA requirements and data entry are accurate and acknowledged. Administer vaccinations during designated events such as mass vaccination clinics or in the event of a declared emergency.

Minimum Qualifications:

Associate degree/diploma in nursing from an accredited college AND Completion of a PHN Course within one year of hire AND Current Georgia Registered Professional Nurse license AND CPR certification.

Preferred Qualifications:

Completion of a bachelor’s degree in nursing. One year of experience as a registered professional nurse. Bilingual.

To Apply:

YOU MUST APPLY AT https://dph.georgia.gov/careers  in order to successfully apply for a position, the hiring agency requires interested applicants to complete the GA Department of Public Health’s Online Employment Application. Click on the link above then on “Open Jobs” locate this position, click “Apply” and begin your application.


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About Southeast Health District


40-hour work week (Monday – Friday), 12 paid holidays/yr., 3 weeks each of annual & sick leave/yr., a defined benefit retirement plan including a 401(K) plan with a matching employer contribution, health and payroll deductible flexible benefits including employee, spouse and child life, AD&D, dental, vision, legal, long term care, short and long-term disability and specified illness options are available.  Also, medical/childcare spending accounts can be established in addition to deferred compensation – 457.

Additional Information:

The Southeast Health District (SEHD) 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.

Southeast Health District accepts educational credential recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) and/or the US Department of Education (DOE) will be considered. SEHD 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 SEHD, 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.

SEHD 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.

Applicant selected will be required to provide an “official” college transcript, if applicable.  The SEHD may contact education institutions to verify degree, diploma, licensure, etc.

Drug and Medical Screening may be required.   Fingerprint Criminal Records Investigation is required.