Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Clinical Nurse Coordinator (General) (35 Hour)

North Region

Recruitment #200313-1974HC-001

Introduction

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

This is a full-time (35) hour per week position - 1st shift. The work schedule is: Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 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

  • Incumbents in this class must possess avalid, current State of Connecticut RN license to practice nursing.
  • Incumbents in this class must possess andretain a valid Motor Vehicle License.
  • Incumbentsin 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.

    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 employees may be required to provide two (2) recent professional references.

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

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 units OR for serving as liaison between the facility and community programs and placement settings.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Functional Job Duties: Applicant will be providing services for CLA sites. Applicant duties include: conduct nursing assessments, prepare quarterly and annual nursing reports for residents on caseload, develop and implement healthcare plans, provide clinical supervision for direct care staff, monitor nursing services, provide and implement care for assigned caseload with an interdisciplinary team, provide required and incidental inservicing for direct care staff, comply with DDS,and CLA regulations, act as consultant to clients' day services, directly supervise RN delegation, perform internal quality assurance audits, participates in regional on-call system. The caseload includes both behavioural and medically involved individuals.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Knowledge of nursing principles and clinical therapeutic models of individual care with emphasis on interdisciplinary team approaches; 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; 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 individuals serviced by the facility.

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

Preference shall be give to individuals who possess:

•Experience working with the medical and behavioral needs of individuals with Intellectual and/or Developmental Disabilities across the life span.
•Experience working with individuals with intellectual disabilities and/or autism.
•Strong clinical documentation and writing skills.
•Knowledge and experience working incommunity and family home settings and coordinating in home supports.
•The ability to review health information and formulate reports.
•Knowledge of DDS health policies.
•Computer proficiency in Outlook, Word,Excel.
•Good writing and communications skills.

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.






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