Who 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.

What 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 you

As an accredited public health department, we’re seeking a highly qualified candidate for the position of Ryan White Clinic Manager (RN) in Athens, Georgia (District 10).

Under limited supervision, implements, manages and evaluates the programs, staff, clinical services and budgets within the county; develops partnerships with community stakeholders within the county; participates in community health needs assessments and strategic planning for the county.

Work Schedule: 

M/W/Th: 8am-5pm

T: 8am-7pm

F: 8am-2pm

Job Responsibilities:

The Specialty Care (Ryan White) clinic manager will supervise, guide, and instruct the work assignment of the clinic’s staff and be responsible for the overall operation of the clinic. Provides professional nursing care in accordance with nurse protocols, policies and procedures. Co-leads the Quality Management team to ensure medical service is provided according to HRSA guidelines. Provides primary care services including immunizations.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s degree in nursing, public health, or related field from an accredited college or university AND Three years of supervisory experience at the lower level PH Nursing Spv 1 (HCP194) position AND current Georgia Registered Professional Nurse license AND CPR certification
Bachelor’s degree in nursing from an accredited college or university AND Four years supervisory/management experience AND current Georgia Registered Professional Nurse license AND CPR certification
Associate’s degree in nursing from an accredited college or university AND Five years of RN supervisory/management experience AND completion of PHN course within six months of hire if no PHN experience AND current Georgia Registered Professional Nurse license AND CPR certification.

About Georgia Department of Public Health

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.

TO APPLY: 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.

This job application can be found at www.dph.georgia.gov. Click on "About DPH" and then “Careers” and locate this position, click “Apply” and begin your application.