Advanced Practice Registered Nurse

Clinical Nurse Specialist

Recruitment #060519-MDGB05-350500

Summary Statement

This position serves a Clinical Nurse Specialist providing medical consultation, case management of medically fragile children with special needs, conducting medical, social, emotional, financial and development assessments, and providing specialized nursing health care services.  Duties: serving as a clinical team member, determining treatment plan and therapy referrals, writing reports, participating in transition meetings, monitoring and assessments, establishing relationships with clients, families and community partners, and providing consultation to family service coordinators.

Essential Functions

Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of every job duty for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.

  • Provides or evaluates direct nursing care.
  • Develops, implements and/or reviews nursing care plans.
  • Provides health care instruction and guidance to individuals, families, community groups and/or nursing home facilities in the management of their health care needs.
  • Maintains an effective working relationship with other members of the treatment team.
  • Prepares and submits records, reports, evaluations and forms. 
  • Participates in and make recommendations regarding quality assurance activities. 

    Job Requirements

    JOB REQUIREMENTS for Advanced Practice Registered Nurse
    Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:

    1. Possession of a Delaware Advanced Practice Registered Nurse license or temporary permit for a Delaware Advanced Practice Registered Nurse license in Pediatrics, Public Health, Community Health, Maternal and Child Health or related specialty area.

    Additional Posting Information

    This posting may be closed on or before 12/05/19 upon filling the vacant position.

    Conditions of Hire

    As a condition of hire you must possess a valid driver's license (not suspended, revoked or cancelled, or disqualified from driving).

    Selection Process

    The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position.  It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties.  For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content.   Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.

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