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Registered Nurse 3 - Children First

Cobb County

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Exceptional Benefits Include:

  • 13 Paid Holidays
  • 3 Weeks Annual Leave
  • 3 Weeks Sick Leave
  • Flexibility within or core working hours of M- F 8 am – 5 pm
  • Hybrid teleworking options for eligible positions
  • Employer 401K match
  • Student Loan Repayment
  • Employee Education Reimbursement
  • Payroll Deductible Health Benefits
  • Pension Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Worksite Wellness Activities
  • Employee Recognition Program
  • Diverse Workforce
  • Opportunities for Advancement

Purpose of the Position: Supervises and provides oversight of Children First/1st Care Program and case managers. Performs comprehensive assessments or clinic assessments (in home and or via telehealth) of client’s health care needs and developmental screenings within guidelines mandated by the Children 1st/1st Care programs.  Develops comprehensive plans of care for 1st Care clients.  Provides case management to patients/families consistent with care plan and BOH Policies and Procedures.  Provides health education instruction and/or classes to individuals, families and others for the promotion and maintenance of health and normal development.  Screens and refers clients to other community service providers as the need indicates. Assist with program evaluation and special projects, participates as a member of committees such Douglas Core or Child Death Review Committee. This position works to promote and protect the health and safety of the residents of Cobb and Douglas Counties.


Essential Functions (include, but are not limited to):

  1. Direct supervisor of assigned case management staff which includes but is not limited to recruiting, onboarding, goal setting, performance management, etc.
  2. Perform comprehensive assessment of clients' health care needs within guidelines mandated by the Children 1st/ 1st Care program.
  3. Implement and provide oversight for 1st Care Plans of Support


Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university AND one year of nursing experience 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 Two 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: Bilingual English/Spanish. Experience with case management, children and adolescents with chronic medical conditions and special healthcare needs.


Work Conditions & Physical Demands: Ability to carry objects with weight not to exceed 50 lbs., maneuver stairs without difficulty due to home visitations. 


Salary Information: $65,243.00 Annually / Pay grade M


*** Current state employees’ salary will be subject to State Personnel Board rule provisions. If you have questions regarding salary, please do not hesitate to contact WA***




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 an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate based on age, genetics, pregnancy, gender, gender identity or expression, color, disability, national origin, sexual orientation, political affiliation, race or religion.


TO APPLYIn order to successfully apply for a position; the hiring agency requires interested applicants to complete the Cobb & Douglas Public Health’s Online Employment Application. This job application can be found at: Click on "Employment Opportunities" and locate this position, click “Apply” and begin your application process.    




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:


CDPH has adopted the Council on Linkages Core Competency for Public Health Professionals.




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