East Windsor, CT
|4/11/2023 12:00:00 AM
|$86,797 - $114,824/year (Salary commensurate with education and/or experience)
|Open to the Public
|4/19/2023 11:59:00 PM
Are you an experienced Registered Nurse looking to make a difference in the lives of children and their families? If so, we invite you to take this opportunity to join our team at the Albert J. Solnit Children’s Center – North Campus!
The State of Connecticut, Department of Children and Families (DCF) – is accepting applications for three (3) full-time 40 hour Head Nurse positions at the Albert J. Solnit Children’s Center – North Campus in East Windsor, CT.
Position # / Schedule
First Shift: 7:00 am – 3:30 pm
Second Shift: 3:00 pm – 11:30 pm
FOR SECOND AND THIRD SHIFT POSITIONS – YOU MAY BE APPROVED FOR AN ADDITIONAL COMPENSATION BONUS: Each Registered Nurse who is permanently assigned to the second or third shift shall receive a “recruitment and retention” yearly bonus of three thousand dollars ($3,000.00). This bonus shall be prorated for part-time Registered Nurses. In order to be eligible for this bonus, the Employee must have completed one year of service in the Registered Nurse classification.
We welcome you to be a part of a comprehensive team of caring professionals and assist our clients/patients so they can achieve success. You will experience the opportunity to make a difference in the public sector as well as Make an ImpaCT as a Registered Professional Nurse for the state of Connecticut! We encourage you to apply today!
Comprehensive Benefit Offerings:
In your role as a Head Nurse, you will have the opportunity too:
DCF Mission Statement:
Partnering with communities and empowering families to raise resilient children who thrive.
About the Albert J. Solnit Children’s Center – North Campus:
The Albert J. Solnit Children’s Center – North Campus serves as a Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility, providing treatment to adolescent males between the ages of 13-17 with complex psychiatric needs. The program is designed to be the bridge from hospital to home and community or as a diversionary placement to avoid the need for a hospital stay.
The facility provides an educational program, work experience opportunities and rehabilitation including therapeutic recreation and occupational and music therapies. The Solnit Children’s Center utilizes a strength based, family centered relational approach based on youth -adult partnership. The program model has been designed to focus treatment strategies which are trauma informed and gender responsive.
About the State of Connecticut:
Living in Connecticut allows you to live with mountains, forests, ocean fronts, rivers, and a wonderful green countryside right at your doorstep. The state has charm, elegance, and a high standard of living. Our school systems offer an outstanding education, and our communities are among the safest in the country. Connecticut experiences all four seasons and gives you the option to choose living in sophisticated country-life or living in the center of a lively city.
We encourage you to come see all that Connecticut has to offer by joining the DCF team!
This position may be subject to Federal requirements for Covid 19 Vaccination Immunization.
FOR THOSE WHO HOLD AN RN LICENSE IN A STATE OTHER THAN CONNECTICUT AND WISH TO APPLY FOR A CONNECTICUT LICENSE, PLEASE:
1. Review the eligibility and documentation requirements for CT license by endorsement of an out-of-state license;
2. Complete a CT DPH online application (expand the ‘Public Health Practitioners’ grouping, select ‘Registered Nurse’ and then ‘Start’;
3. Request verification of out-of-state license(s) electronically through the National Council of State Boards of Nursing’s Nursys® System. To send verification of your license(s) to CT, read and agree to the terms, enter your biographic information, select your license type and select ‘SEARCH’. Review the results and select the ‘Next’ button. Check the box next to ‘Connecticut’ and complete the transaction. Once the transaction is completed, you will receive a confirmation email from Nursys and the verification will be available to the DPH. Note that PA and MI verifications are not provided through Nursys. Please contact those state boards for information on obtaining verification.
Important Next Step Information for After You Apply:
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In a state agency this class is accountable for administrative and clinical supervision of professional nurses, paraprofessionals and other staff involving direct nursing care of patients/individuals or performing specialized professional nursing work in the areas of community or therapeutic nursing. At the State Universities or State Vocational Technical Schools this class is accountable for providing primary nursing care for students and facility staff.
BEHAVIORAL HEALTH NURSING POSITIONS:
Incumbents in this class may be required to lift and restrain patients/individuals; may have exposure to communicable/infectious diseases and risk of injury from assaultive/abusive patients/individuals; 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.