|Date Opened||5/8/2018 12:00:00 AM|
|Salary||$93,896 - $128,027/year|
|Job Type||Open to the Public|
|Close Date||5/21/2018 11:59:00 PM|
The Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, Southwest Connecticut Mental Health System seeks qualified individuals for the position of Director of Nursing 1 in the Hospital Services Division (HSD), Inpatient. Location: Greater Bridgeport Community Mental Health Center, 1635 Central Ave, Bridgeport CT, 06610. 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., full time, 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday.
This position will have complete oversight and responsibility for the three inpatient units, first shift. As part of the HSD leadership team, will ensure program goals and objectives, quality of nursing care and accreditation standards are maintained.
Applicants invited to interview will be requested to supply the following: a copy of their Motor Vehicle Operator's License and a copy of their license as a Registered Professional Nurse in Connecticut.
Please ensure that your application is complete and you have included a copy of your resume with your application.
Questions about this recruitment should be directed to Arnetia Douglas, DMHAS HR, 860-262-6779 or MHA-DMHAS-Recruitment@ct.gov.
Directs or assists with direction of staff and operation of nursing/clinical department; directs or assists with planning and managing of nursing/clinical activities; develops or assists with formulation of program goals and objectives; develops or assists in development of related policy incorporating current nursing/clinical research and professionally recognized standards; develops or assists in development and implementation of plans for care; interprets and administers pertinent laws; evaluates staff; prepares or assists in preparation of budget; maintains contacts with individuals both within and outside of department who might impact on program activities; makes rounds to determine quality of nursing care; assures optimal quality of care is provided in a safe environment; develops and/or implements effective ongoing programs to measure, assess and improve quality of nursing care, treatment and services delivered to patients; oversees programming for facility personnel to improve knowledge and practices of infection control; develops productive work teams; intervenes in crisis situations and investigates all unusual incidents; protects human and civil rights of patients and/or clients and staff; compiles data and prepares periodic reports; leads and participates in meetings; responsible for coordinating and providing twenty-four hour nursing coverage for facility or assigned unit(s); may provide direct patient and/or client care; may speak on behalf of nursing/clinical services; may oversee other disciplines including but not limited to pharmacy, respiratory therapy or social work; may participate in strategic planning; performs related duties as required.
Considerable knowledge of nursing principles and practices in appropriate specialty; knowledge of behavioral health nursing; knowledge of and ability to apply management principles and techniques; knowledge of nursing administration; knowledge of interviewing and counseling techniques; knowledge of principles and practices of infection control related to infections and preventable diseases; knowledge of current developments in field of nursing including current complexities of the healthcare industry; knowledge of principles and practices of infection control related to infections and preventable diseases; knowledge of trend variance analysis; some knowledge of governmental accounting and budgeting; some knowledge of marketing; some knowledge of and ability to develop strategic plans; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills.
Two (2) years of experience in hospital nursing in a managerial or supervisory capacity at or above the level of Supervising Nurse working with the patients/clients serviced by the agency.
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.