Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Clinical Nurse Coordinator (General) (35 Hour)

South Region

Recruitment #190709-1974HC-001


The State of Connecticut Department of Developmental Services (DDS) - South Region's Private Division - has one (1) current Full-Time job opportunity for a Clinical Nurse Coordinator based in the Norwich Office.

This is a full-time (35) hour per week position - 1st shift. The work schedule is Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. However, must be flexible in order to meet the needs of the agency, individuals, and their families.

Applicants must meet the Minimum Qualifications as listed on the job opening and must specify their qualifications on their application.

Please note you will be unable to make revisions once you submit your application for this posting to the JobAps system.

Selection Plan

If selected for further consideration, at the time of interview, State employees may be required to provide two (2) most recent Service Ratings and non State employee may be required to provide two (2) recent professional references.

  • Incumbents in this class must possess and retain a valid Motor Vehicle License
  • Incumbents in this class will be required to travel.

This posting MAY require completion of additional referral questions (RQs) which will be sent to you via email
after the closing date. Please regularly check your email for notifications. You must reply by the deadline indicated on the notification or you will be automatically disqualified from consideration.

Should you have questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Cindy Lukaszewicz at, 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.


Three (3) years of professional nursing experience.


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.


  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.


  • Preference shall be give to person that have experience working with individuals with Intellectual and/or Developmental Disabilities.
  • Preference will be given to candidates who have Private Sector experience.
  • Preference will be given to candidates who have the ability to review health information and formulate reports.
  • Preference will be given to candidates who have knowledge of DDS health policies.
  • Preference will be given to candidates who have computer proficiency in Outlook, Word, Excel.
  • Preference will be given to candidates who have good writing and communications skills.


  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.



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  

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