- Hourly / - BiWeekly /
- Monthly / $57,862.00-$92,897.00 Yearly
A Community Health Nurse Program Supervisor is the supervisory level of work planning, developing, implementing and evaluating a program of nursing services for patients in various community settings and local health department clinics. Employees in this classification supervise Community Health Nurses and other health care staff assigned to the program.
Employees receive general supervision from a Community Health Nurse Program Manager or other health care administrator. Employees may be subject to call-in and overtime based on staffing needs. The work may be performed at patients’ homes, schools and other community settings where travel is required and the environment is often unpredictable. Employees are required to observe infection control precautions in order to prevent contamination and spread of disease. The work may require lifting and positioning nonambulatory patients and lifting wheelchairs and other heavy equipment. The work may require long periods of standing, walking, bending and reaching.
Positions in this classification are evaluated by using the classification job evaluation methodology. The use of this method involves comparing the assigned duties and responsibilities of a position to the job criteria found in the Nature of Work and Examples of Work sections of the classification specification.
The Community Health Nurse Program Supervisor is differentiated from the Community Health Nurse Supervisor in that the Community Health Nurse Program Supervisor has supervisory responsibility for lower-level Community Health Nurses and responsibility for planning, developing and administering a nursing services program while the Community Health Nurse Supervisor only has supervisory responsibility for lower-level Community Health Nurses. The Community Health Nurse Program Supervisor is differentiated from the Community Health Program Manager in that the Community Health Nurse Manager has supervisory responsibility for Community Health Nurse Program Supervisors and administers a major nursing services program or programs.
Plans, develops, revises, implements and evaluates policies and procedures of a nursing services program;
Develops program standards and monitors compliance;
Assesses and assures appropriate use of nursing services;
Supervises nursing staff and other health care staff;
Prepares and monitors the program budget;
Coordinates services with other disciplines, health services providers and agencies;
May provide nursing care to patients;
Performs other related duties.
Knowledge of theory and principles of supervision;
Knowledge of theory, principles and practices of professional nursing;
Skill in developing and explaining long-term and short-term goals of nursing care to team members, patients, and families;
Skill in providing guidance, direction and instruction to professional nursing staff and other health workers;
Ability to develop, analyze, implement and evaluate health care services in multiple settings;
Ability to coordinate the nursing services function of a designated area with supervisory personnel from other disciplines;
Ability to work effectively with health department personnel and other community health, welfare and educational agencies.
Education: A Bachelor’s degree in nursing from an accredited college or university.
Experience: Two years of experience as a Community Health Nurse plus one year of additional experience in an administrative, supervisory, consultative or teaching capacity as a Registered Nurse.
1. Candidates may substitute a Bachelor’s degree in a related field and one year of experience as a Registered Nurse for the required education.
2. Candidates may substitute two years of experience as a Registered Nurse for the required education.
3. Candidates may substitute three years of experience in an administrative, supervisory, consultative or teaching capacity as a Registered Nurse for the required experience.
4. Candidates may substitute a Master’s degree in nursing or a related field from an accredited college or university for the two years of Community Health Nurse required experience.
5. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in Nursing classification or Nursing or Health Care Specialist specialty codes in the Nursing field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.
1. Candidates for positions in this classification must possess a current license as a Registered Nurse from the Maryland State Board of Nursing, 4140 Patterson Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland 21215.
2. Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of an automobile. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland.
Class specifications are broad descriptions covering groups of positions used by various State departments and agencies. Position descriptions maintained by the using department or agency specifically address the essential job functions of each position.
This is a Professional Service classification in the State Personnel Management System. All positions in this classification are Professional Service positions. Some positions in Professional Service classifications may be designated as Special Appointment in accordance with the State Personnel and Pensions Article, Section 6-405, Annotated Code of Maryland.
This classification is not assigned to a bargaining unit, as indicated by the designation of S (Supervisor), M (Manager), T (Agency Head), U (Board or Commission Member), W (Student), X (Used by Agency or Excluded by Executive Order), or Z (Confidential). This classification is supervisory and exempt from bargaining. As provided by State Personnel and Pensions Article, Section 3-102, special appointment, temporary, contractual, supervisory, managerial, and confidential employees are excluded from collective bargaining. Additionally, certain executive branch agencies are exempt collective bargaining and all positions in those agencies are excluded from collective bargaining.