New Haven, CT
|Date Opened||8/4/2020 4:30:00 PM|
|Salary||$84,767 - $113,733 year|
|Job Type||Open to the Public|
|Close Date||8/14/2020 11:59:00 PM|
Department of Children and Families is recruiting for a full-time Nurse Consultant for Region 2 (New Haven/Milford). This is a 37.5 hours per week, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday position that is based out of the New Haven Area Office.
The selected candidate will supervise and evaluate the performance of the Clinical Nurse Coordinators assigned to Region 2 and performs select duties as a Regional Resource Group Nurse; provide case support through nursing clinical consultation to social work staff; assist the social work staff in the decision-making process as it relates to medical and health issues of children in DCF care; ensure that children with complex medical needs are met; participate in home visitations with social work staff as indicated; attend physician appointments and hospital visits as needed; participate in the development of the health component of children's case plans; work collaboratively with community based healthcare providers in facilitating care and addressing the health needs of children in DCF care.
Please include a resume within the "resume" tab of your JobAps application.
For questions regarding this position, please contact: Martina Gillespie, Martina.Gillespie@ct.gov, (860) 704-4224.
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.
In a central office assignment or region-wide basis, plans, reviews, and evaluates the coordination, assessment and monitoring of health services to DCF children; assists in the development of policies and procedures related to health and wellness/nursing standards of practice; provides consultation to community hospitals, medical facilities, community providers, schools, foster parents, other state agencies and the court system regarding the health needs of DCF children; provides consultation to Careline Special Investigations Unit on medical investigations of abuse and neglect; develops nursing and individual professional development/trainings; may review all multidisciplinary evaluations, including the child's medical, dental, developmental, behavioral health and trauma needs, including consents for surgeries/medical procedures and/or medically complex cases; may have oversight and coordination of children's health plans; may have oversight of state-wide health trainings, health programs, contracts and health initiatives; may develop, provide and monitor health trainings to DCF caregivers, staff, community providers and youth; performs related duties as required.
Considerable knowledge of nursing treatment, trends and resources for pediatric health issues; considerable knowledge of relevant State and Federal laws, statutes and regulations; considerable knowledge of principles and practices of nursing care administration and education for a variety of specialties with varied settings; considerable knowledge of principles and practices pertinent to community processes; knowledge of State, Federal and local health agencies and programs; knowledge of nursing education and skill in techniques of teaching; considerable interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; ability to plan, implement and evaluate programs; ability to collect and analyze data.
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.