|Date Opened||9/9/2019 12:00:00 AM|
|Salary||$76,440* - $102,561/year (*New State Employees)|
|Job Type||Open to the Public|
|Close Date||9/17/2019 11:59:00 PM|
The State of Connecticut, Department of Public Health (DPH) is currently recruiting for Nurse Consultants within the Facility Licensing and Investigations Section. As a Nurse Consultant, you will perform on-site surveys and/or inspections of health care facilities, inspecting for compliance with federal and state laws and regulations. You will also investigate complaints and unusual occurrences; provide technical assistance regarding regulations; and observe, assess, and evaluate quality of care, quality of life, and resident rights.
These positions are full-time, thirty-five (35) hours per week on 1st shift with a schedule that will typically be Monday through Friday, however, selected candidates may be required to travel and be flexible with their work schedule.
Should you have questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Sue Ciccaglione at email@example.com or (860) 509-7183.
In the Departments of Public Health, Children and Families, Correction, Developmental Services, Mental Health and Addiction Services, Social Services and the Office of Early Childhood, this class is accountable for applying professional nursing knowledge in the enforcement, inspection, licensure, consultation and implementation or assessment of the nursing service component of health care programs and facilities.
Implements, coordinates, and evaluates activities of assigned programs or health care services; maintains active liaison with and serves as nursing consultant to other sections, divisions, health care providers and public; may inspect and evaluate health care and psychiatric facilities for compliance with state and federal regulations including licensure and certification laws; assesses safety and quality of client care provided; assesses compliance of health insurance companies with various state statutes, regulations and guidelines; performs related duties as required.
Provides consultation to state licensed health care facilities and institutions and to unlicensed facilities to bring them into compliance with statutes, community institutions and individuals regarding planning, implementation and evaluation of nursing services, home health services and specialized problems in public health; performs on-site inspection surveys of health care or psychiatric facilities and provides consultation regarding licensure and certification laws, regulations and policies; evaluates quality of services rendered by facility; monitors facilities during strikes; prepares relevant federal and state forms and reports; may testify in court relative to findings of inspections and/or investigations; performs related duties as required.
AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The Department of Public Health aims to provide equal opportunity in all aspects of employment and advancement, fostering an environment committed to supporting individuals in all protected classes. If you require an aid/accommodation to participate fully and fairly, please contact the Human Resources Office at (860) 509-7177.
The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.