|Date Opened||7/13/2020 12:00:00 AM|
|Salary||$109,320 - $149,062/year|
|Job Type||Open to the Public|
|Close Date||7/27/2020 11:59:00 PM|
The State of Connecticut, Department of Correction has an exciting new opportunity to serve as the Chief Nurse Executive.
In the Department of Correction, Health Services, and the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, Connecticut Valley Hospital, this class is accountable for directing all nursing services by ensuring that nursing professional practices comply with appropriate standards of delivery for evidence-based patient-centered care.
Directs the staff and operations of nursing services on a statewide basis; ensures the coordination and provision of comprehensive nursing services are being delivered 24-hours per day and 7 days per week; directs the development and implementation of nursing standards, procedures, protocols and policies; directs the development, implementation of nursing services staffing plan policies; develops and monitors nursing performance expectations; ensures all facilities have implemented an effective system that certifies competence to perform nursing duties, including the performance of physical assessments and outpatient urgent and emergency protocols; develops and maintains an ongoing program to deliver, monitor, evaluate, and improve the quality and appropriateness of all nursing care; ensures the continuous quality improvements and sustainable constitutional levels of nursing care; ensures that nursing services are well-functioning and that the timely delivery of patient care is available to all patients in accordance with appropriate standards of nursing care; assesses professional training needs and participates in the development of staff development and education programs; identifies operational and organizational issues and implements solution; prepares or assists in the preparation of the nursing budget and makes decisions or recommends a course of action with regard to management of the nursing budget; performs competency assessments; mentors and coaches nursing personnel throughout the State; oversees the evaluation of nursing staff and recommends corrective action; protects human and civil rights of patients and staff; directs and oversees health care accreditation/re-accreditation process performs related duties as required.
Considerable knowledge of nursing principles and practices in appropriate specialty; considerable knowledge of nursing administration; considerable knowledge of and ability to apply management principles and techniques; considerable knowledge of current developments in field of nursing including current complexities of the healthcare industry; considerable knowledge of relevant State and Federal regulations and accreditation guidelines; knowledge of behavioral health nursing; knowledge of interviewing and counseling techniques; knowledge of research procedures as applied to nursing; knowledge of trend variance analysis; knowledge of governmental accounting and budgeting; some knowledge of marketing; some knowledge of and ability to develop strategic plans; significant leadership skills and ability; considerable ability to problem solve; demonstrated ability to multi-task and coordinate a high level of activities under various conditions and constraints; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills.
A master's degree in nursing, public health administration, health care administration, hospital administration or a related field and three (3) years of experience in a health care organization/facility or psychiatric hospital, working in a managerial or administrative capacity.
Note: For State employees, this is interpreted at or above the level of Director of Nursing 1.
1. Incumbents in this class must possess and retain a license as a registered professional nurse in Connecticut.
2. Incumbents in this class may be required to possess and retain a valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s license.
3. Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.
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.