|Date Opened||9/12/2018 4:00:00 PM|
|Salary||$79,130 - $106,170/year|
|Job Type||Open to the Public|
|Close Date||9/26/2018 11:59:00 PM|
The Department of Children & Families is recruiting for a full-time Nurse Consultant for the Norwich Office (Region 3) located at 2 Courthouse Square, Norwich, CT 06360. This is a 37.5 hours per week Monday - Friday position.
The selected candidate will supervise and evaluate the performance of the Clinical Nurse Coordinators assigned to Region 3 and perform similar duties as a Regional Resource Group Nurse; provide case support through nursing clinical consultation to social work staff; assist the social work staff in the decision-making process as it relates to medical and health issues of children in DCF care; ensure that children with complex medical needs are met; participate in home visitations with social work staff as indicated; attend physician appointments and hospital visits as needed; participate in the development of the health component of children's case plans; work collaboratively with community based healthcare providers in facilitating care and addressing the health needs of children in DCF care.
All applicants must include a resume within the "Resume Tab" of their application with their submission. Applicants invited to interview may be required to submit additional documentation, which supports their qualification(s) for this position. These documents may include: performance reviews, supervisory references, college transcripts, licensure, etc., at the discretion of the hiring agency.
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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.
The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.