|Date Opened||5/9/2020 12:00:00 AM|
|Salary||$50.67 Per Hour|
|Job Type||Open to the Public|
|Close Date||7/10/2020 11:59:00 PM|
Are you passionate about helping others and making a difference? We invite you to discover this exceptional opportunity as a dedicated Registered Nurse (Per Diem). The State of Connecticut, Department of Public Health (DPH), Facility Licensing and Investigations Section (FLIS) is seeking to hire temporary Registered Nurses (Per Diem) on an emergency basis to assist FLIS in conducting enhanced monitoring at nursing homes and Assisted Living Service Agencies during this pandemic focusing on COVID-19 positive facilities and including presumed negative facilities. All nursing homes and Assisted Living facilities will have enhanced monitoring.
These Registered Nurses will evaluate health care facilities for compliance with infection prevention and control standards and guidelines and assess safety and quality of resident care relative to infection control and the environment including COVID-19 positive facilities. The enhanced monitoring plan is intended to reinforce infection prevention and control to address the pandemic in order to provide the best quality care to our most vulnerable residents in the state of Connecticut. Please be aware that these positions focus on observation of care and the environment and they do not include physical care of any residents.
These per diem temporary positions will cover up to 35 hours hours per week, will include all shifts, seven days per week for the duration of the pandemic. The schedule will be flexible and take into consideration the town the nurse lives in for proximity to the facility. The nurse hours of pay will include travel. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) will be provided. Being fit tested for a N95 mask is required. All staff will receive a half day training by the Facility Licensing and Investigations Section (FLIS) of the Department of Public Health and will shadow a FLIS Nurse Consultant for one visit as part of the training.
In a state hospital or facility, works on a daily or hourly basis as a regular registered nurse, providing direct professional nursing care to a variety of individuals.
This position will be responsible for:
Knowledge of principles and practices of nursing; considerable interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills.
In addition to the checking of references and of facts stated in the application, a thorough background investigation of each candidate may be made before persons are certified for permanent appointment.
Incumbents in this class may be required to lift and restrain individuals; may have exposure to communicable/infectious diseases and to risk of injury from assaultive/abusive individuals; may be exposed to disagreeable conditions.
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.