County Nurse Manager – Elbert

Date Posted: Wednesday, May 29,2024
Full Time

Pay Grade: N

Job Code: HCP194

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

The Northeast Health District is seeking a County Nurse Manager for the Elbert County Health Department. Under limited supervision, implements, manages and evaluates the programs, staff, clinical services and fiscal processes of the local public health departments.  Identifies community partners, providers and agencies and develops relationships to further public health efforts in the community.

As a County Nurse Manager within the Elbert County Teen Matters Health Department 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

You will support the Department by utilizing your expertise to fulfill the following responsibilities:

Directs and supervises program plans for the client/population-based nursing services of a county health department.
• Coordinates health department programs and activities with 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 county health department setting.
• Manages county public health budgets.
• 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
a 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.
• Pulls data and clinic information for Board of Health Reports.
• Displays a high level of effort and commitment to performing work; operates effectively within
the organizational structure; Demonstrates trustworthiness and responsible behavior.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in nursing from an accredited college or university AND Two years PHN experience AND current Georgia Registered Professional Nurse license AND CPR certification
Associate’s degree in nursing from and accredited college or university AND Three years of nursing experience AND completion of a PHN course within one year of hire AND current Georgia Registered Professional Nurse license AND CPR certification.

Preferred Qualifications:
Previous experience in Public Health, developing and managing budgets, managing multiple programs, quality assurance experience, developing community partnerships, managing professional clinical staff, and providing education to groups.

Annual salary of $76,759 plus generous benefits includes 13 paid holidays, annual and sick leave, health insurance, and retirement plans.

No phone calls, applications accepted ONLINE ONLY through the link posted.