East Lyme, CT
|Date Opened||9/9/2021 10:00:00 AM|
|Salary||$73,801 - $99,528 Annually|
|Job Type||Open to Agency Employees|
|Close Date||9/16/2021 11:59:00 PM|
The Connecticut Department of Correction has an excellent opportunity for a current DOC employee. We are seeking a Head Nurse; this position will be at York Correctional Institution. This class is accountable for the supervision and administration of an assigned nursing, mental health or related specialty unit including the direction and coordination of staff in order to ensure that the highest quality of nursing and/or mental health care is provided for the inmate population
The position will be second shift 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm , 72 hours bi-weekly, with requirements of working rotating weekends and holidays. This position is open to agency only employees. This is a Hazardous Duty Position.
In order to be considered for this job opening, you must be a current State of CT employee of the Department of Correction, who has permanent state status*, and meet the Minimum Qualifications as listed on the job opening.
*For employees in the classified service, permanent status is obtained after successful completion of a working test period. For employees in the unclassified service, permanent status is obtained after serving in a position for at least six months (full-time or full-time equivalent).
The immediate vacancy is listed above, however, applications to this recruitment may be used for future vacancies in this job class.
You must specify your qualifications on your application. Please ensure that your application is complete. You will be unable to make revisions once it is submitted. Questions can be sent to Emily.Kennedy@ct.gov.
In a Department of Correction facility, this class is accountable for the supervision and administration of an assigned nursing, mental health or related specialty unit including the direction and coordination of staff in order to ensure that the highest quality of nursing and/or mental health care is provided for the inmate population.
Considerable knowledge of and ability to independently apply nursing principles, techniques and standards; considerable knowledge of medication, their actions, interactions, uses and side effects; knowledge of general and mental health conditions and treatment interventions through utilization of assessment, nursing diagnosis, outcome, identification, health planning, implementation and re-evaluation; knowledge of and sensitivity to cultural and socio-economic differences; knowledge of emergency and operating room nursing procedures and techniques; knowledge of teaching, counseling and evaluation principles and techniques; considerable interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; ability to act as a role model to health care staff; ability to interview; ability to develop curricula; supervisory ability.
Two (2) years of experience as a Registered Professional Nurse.
A Bachelor's degree in nursing may be substituted for one (1) year of the General Experience.
In addition to the checking of references and of facts stated in the application, a thorough background investigation of each candidate may be made before persons are certified for permanent appointment.
Incumbents in this class must possess general good health and retain sufficient stamina, agility, visual and auditory acuity necessary to perform all duties of the class. Incumbents are required to pass a physical examination.
Incumbents in this class may be required to lift and restrain inmates; may have some exposure to communicable and/or infectious diseases and risk of injury from assaultive and/or abusive inmates; may be exposed to disagreeable conditions.
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.