Nurse Manager Assistant - Orange 2
Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities, Georgia Department of - DBHDD
 Milledgeville, GA

Any given position will close when we determine an adequate candidate pool has been received.

Due to the high volume of resumes/applications received, we are unable to provide the status on each applicant by phone or email. However, please be assured that your resume/application will be evaluated and we will contact you if you are selected for an interview or we need further clarification/information.

Central State Hospital (CSH) is in Milledgeville, the lake country of central Georgia and is Georgia’s antebellum capital. CSH is approximately 2 hours from Atlanta, 2 hours and 30 minutes from Savannah and 1 hour and 45 minutes from Augusta.

Job Description:

Under broad supervision, the successful candidate will be expected to:

  • Assesses client health problems and needs.
  • Develops and implements nursing care plans and maintains medical records.
  • Administers nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled clients.
  • May advise clients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management.
  • Performs job responsibilities with minimal supervision.
  • Serves as job expert or organization resource in assigned areas. May supervise support staff or employees.
  • Administers prescribed medications as ordered by physician and documents.
  • Consults and coordinates with health care team members to assess, plan, implement and evaluate client care plans.
  • Maintains accurate, detailed reports and client records.
  • Modifies client treatment plans as indicated by clients' responses and conditions.
  • Monitors all aspects of client care, including diet and physical activity.
  • Monitors, records and reports symptoms and changes in clients' conditions.
  • Observes nurses to ensure that proper nursing care is provided.
  • Prepares clients for, and assists with, examinations and treatments.
  • Prepares rooms, sterile instruments, equipment and supplies, and ensures that stock of supplies is maintained.
  • Provides education to client and family.
  • Provides health care, first aid, immunizations and assistance in convalescence and rehabilitation.
  • Provides training for other staff in job.


Vacation: 15 days each year up to 5 years of service; 18 days each year from 5-10 years of service; 21 days each year for 10 years of service

Sick Leave: accrual at a rate of 10 hours per month (15 days each year)

Holidays: the state of Georgia recognizes 12 paid holidays

Retirement: 401(k) plan with a matching employer contribution and a Defined Benefit Pension Plan

Available Insurance: Health; Dental; Vision; Legal; Disability; Life & dependent life insurance

Tax Deferred Spending Accounts: Healthcare; Childcare

We are a Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program qualified employer.


Bachelor's degree in nursing from an accredited college or university OR Associate's degree in nursing from an accredited college or university AND current Georgia license as a Registered Professional Nurse AND One year of professional nursing experience.