Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Clinical Nurse Coordinator (General) (37.5 Hour)

Recruitment #190913-1974XC-001

Introduction



Are you interested in a career where you can make a difference, do what you are passionate about and receive personal fulfillment?

The Department of Children and Families (DCF) is recruiting for a full-time (37.5 hours per week), Clinical Nurse Coordinator. The schedule is Monday - Friday 8:30 am – 5:00 pm. This position is a regional position for DCF, Region 3 in our Norwich Office. In this role, your coverage responsibilities will include all three regional offices - Norwich, Willimantic and Middletown, as needed. You will travel to regional offices, meetings and work related activities within the state. In this position, you will provide case support through nursing clinical consultation to social work staff.

The State of Connecticut offers a hybrid retirement plan where new employees may elect to participate in the State Employees Retirement System which provides a retirement benefit, including retiree health insurance. Paid time off is also offered, including 12 paid holidays per calendar year in addition to vacation, sick and personal leave accruals.

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Selection Plan

Please include a resume within the "Resume Tab" of your application.

Should you have questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Martina Gillespie at Martina.Gillespie@ct.gov or 860-704-4224.

PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

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.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Writes clinical program objectives, policies, procedures and manuals; conducts client health assessments; develops, implements and reviews client health care plans; participates or chairs client centered interdisciplinary teams; interviews client; accompanies client on visits to treatment programs or placement settings; follows up on client care in community programs to assure client in least restrictive environment; assures continuity of care to prevent recidivism; applies for financial aid for client through Department of Social Services; maintains records of client 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, SKILL AND ABILITY

Knowledge of nursing principles and clinical therapeutic models of patient and/or client 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 clients 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.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Three (3) years of professional nursing experience.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE

One (1) year of the General Experience must have been at the level of Head Nurse working with the type of clients 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.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED

  1. A Bachelor's degree in nursing may be substituted for one (1) year of the General Experience.
  2. A Master's degree in nursing may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience working with children and adolescents (Pediatrics) as a health professional.
  • Experience working as a member of a multidisciplinary team.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

  1. Incumbents in this class must possess and retain a license as a registered nurse in Connecticut.
  2. Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.

Conclusion

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.



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The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.