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Program Associate - Food Service Department

Job Description

Georgia Regional Hospital at Savannah is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Program Associate with the Nursing Administration Department. Shift will be 8:00 am - 5:00 pm.

Job Description:

·         This position provides clerical support to Nursing Administration. This position will assist with the Nursing Staff licensing process-maintaining the files. Duties include, but are not limited to:

·         Organization of Meetings including agenda and document preparation along with taking and preparing minutes.

·         eProcurement Requester-maintaining and requesting supplies for nursing department and for nursing on all six units.

·         Scheduling interviews, appointments, training, etc.

·         Preparing excel spreadsheets for data collection; data entry into AVATAR and other sources.

·         Maintaining the competency files for nursing staff.

·         Ensuring that all orientation and mandatory training files are current and complete.

·         Completion of paperwork associated with the hiring process; maintain current staff roster for nursing services.

·         Filing and organization of new and obsolete documents.

·         Assists with the compilation and submission of hourly staff payroll and overtime requests in PeopleSoft and Kronos.

·         Assists with organizing daily activities and the efficient function of the nursing departments.

·         Assists with the planning and coordination of meetings, conferences, seminars, and travel calendars

·         Will perform a wide variety of office support and secretarial duties for the nursing department including acting as back-up for clinical administrative staff.

·         Answers, screens and directs telephone calls for department.


High school diploma or GED and two years of related experience OR One year at the lower level or at an equivalent position OR Two years of college or Associate degree.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in the use of MicroSoft Office Suite - Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint; Experience taking minutes and scheduling.  Experience as an office assistant for a minimum of 2 years.


In addition to a competitive salary (Salary Depends On Skills And Experience), we offer a generous benefits package that includes a flexible schedule, training opportunities, employee retirement plan, deferred compensation, 12 paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, dental, vision, long term care, and life insurance.

This position is a pay grade 10 on the statewide salary plan.

Employment Information

This position is located at Georgia Regional Hospital at Savannah in Savannah, Georgia.

Since opening in 1970, GeorgiaRegional Hospital at Savannah (GRHS) has stood as a beacon of hope for consumers in need of mental health, developmental disability and addictive disease services in the southeast region of the state of Georgia.

Savannah, Georgia's First City is first, in family fun for the summer! With more than 50 cultural and historic attractions, there are plenty of museums, galleries, great entertainment and tours to keep busy and beat the heat!

Come join our team of professional staff and make a difference.

Applying for this job

Please email your cover letter and resume in Microsoft Word format to:

To ensure proper routing/handling of your credentials, copy/paste or type the following title in the subject line of your email: Program Associate - Food Service Department If you are currently employed by DBHDD, please include "Internal Employee" in the subject line as well.

You may be subject to a Drug Screen. You may be required to submit fingerprints to check for the existence of Criminal History Record Information through the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. You do have the right to challenge the contents of any Criminal History that is located, should you choose to do so.

The Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities provides services to ensure the health and welfare of Georgians. As an employee of DBHDD, 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.