Salary is non-negotiable

Connect passion with purpose. 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 the health of the population of Georgia as our work impacts past, present and future generations.

What we offer. Enjoy a generous benefits package that includes a flexible work schedule, unique training opportunities, engaging worksite wellness events, wellness breaks, lactation rooms, employee retirement plan, deferred compensation, 13 paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, dental, vision, long term care, and life insurance; in addition to telework opportunities depending on the position.

Make your mark in public service. As an accredited public health department, we’re seeking a highly qualified candidate for the position of TB Nurse Coordinator in Dublin, Georgia.

Won’t you join us?

Under general supervision, provides technical assistance and training within a public health nursing care specialty. Manages the planning and implementation of a specialty nursing program. Evaluates programs for compliance with state and/or federal guidelines.

Job Responsibilities:

Under broad supervision, this position will be housed at South Central Health District and travel to County Health Departments and other worksites within the South Central Health District.

  • Will provide district TB guidance to County Nurse Managers, PH nurses, local medical centers and businesses throughout the community based on Georgia protocols and standing Physician orders.
  • Work to prevent and control the transmission of Tuberculosis by teaching and implementing the national strategies of TB elimination.
  • The TB Coordinator will conduct TB specific trainings, provide nursing services, guidance, and audit TB records for compliance.
  • The TB Coordinator will complete monthly, quarterly and annual reports as indicated.
  • This position will also oversee the District Child Health program and perform other assigned duties in the 10 counties that we serve.

*Must be willing to travel to the 10 counties.   Mileage will be reimbursed.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s degree in nursing, public health or related field from an accredited college or university AND Two years of PHN experience AND current Georgia Registered Professional Nurse license AND CPR certified
Bachelor’s degree nursing from an accredited college or university AND Five years of PHN experience AND current Georgia Registered Professional Nurse license AND CPR certified
Two years of experience at the lower level PH Nursing Prog Consultant 1 (HCP210) or position equivalent AND current Georgia Registered Professional Nurse license AND CPR certified.

Preferred Qualifications:
Public Health Nursing experience; experience with Infectious Diseases (specifically TB).

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.