|Date Opened||8/7/2018 12:00:00 AM|
|Salary||$60,862 - $82,411/year|
|Job Type||Open to Statewide Employees|
|Close Date||8/13/2018 11:59:00 PM|
This position will be located in DDS' South Region's Private Division in the Wallingford Office. This a 35-hour per week position with a schedule of Monday - Friday - 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
DDS reviews all deaths per policy to ensure proper care was provided and to improve the quality of care for others. This position requires coordination and collection of records for the mortality review process. This nurse shall provide the coordination of healthcare of individuals supported in Community Companion Homes and other related health monitoring activities in the South Region.
Incumbents in this class must possess and retain a current license or temporary permit to practice professional nursing in Connecticut.
Incumbents in this class will be required to possess and retain a valid Motor Vehicle Operator's License.
Incumbents in this class will be required to travel.
If selected for further consideration, State employees may be required to provide last 2 service ratings.
In order to be considered for this job opening, you must be a current state employee, who has permanent state status and meet the Minimum Qualifications as listed on the job opening. You must specify your qualifications on your application.
Should you have questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact DDS.SR.Recruiting@ct.gov or (203)-294-5037.
In a state facility this class is accountable for coordinating the various facets of clinical programs involving multiple wards OR for serving as liaison between the institution and community programs and placement settings.
Writes clinical program objectives, policies, procedures and manuals; conducts individual health assessments; develops, implements and reviews individual health care plans; participates or chairs individual centered interdisciplinary teams; interviews individual; accompanies individual on visits to treatment programs or placement settings; follows up on individual care in community programs to assure individual in least restrictive environment; assures continuity of care to prevent recidivism; applies for financial aid for individual through Department of Social Services; maintains records of individual progress or failure after placement; develops community health resources and provides on-going consultation and monitoring of services; acts as a resource person to staff and community; prepares reports and statistical summaries; may clinically supervise direct care staff in execution of clinical programs; may develop and conduct inservice educational programs for staff and families; may perform recordkeeping functions; performs related duties as required.
Knowledge of nursing principles and clinical therapeutic models of patient and/or individual care with emphasis on interdisciplinary team approaches as related to parenthetical title; knowledge of individual treatment planning including impact of medical insurance program requirements for reimbursement; knowledge of structure of services for individuals and their families in institutional and community oriented settings as related to parenthetical title; knowledge of aftercare facilities; considerable interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills.
One (1) year of the General Experience must have been at the level of Head Nurse working with the type of individuals indicated by the parenthetical title.
DEPARTMENT OF DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES: One (1) year of the General Experience must have been providing consultation and evaluating the assessment of nursing services provided to individuals with intellectual disabilities.
AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities. If you require an accommodation to participate fully and fairly under the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), please contact Renee LaBarge, DDS EEO Director at 860.418.6022 or email@example.com.
The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.