Peer Assistance Program Coordinator

Recruitment #210713-UNCE-417



Contact Amy Tomlinson for an application packet at:

Interested applicants must submit an application and current resume to:

Jenny Barnhouse
Oklahoma Board of Nursing
2915 N. Classen, Suite 524
Oklahoma City, OK 73106

Application review is ongoing. The position will remain open until filled.


This job is located in Oklahoma City, OK.

Program Coordinator, Peer Assistance Program:

This unclassified, non-merit position is assigned responsibilities under the supervision of the Executive Director, with ultimate responsibility to the Oklahoma Board of Nursing, the Program Coordinator is responsible for administering the Peer Assistance Program. Knowledge of the disease of chemical dependency and principles of recovery as they relate to nurses. Maintains objectivity and identifies situations where objectivity is compromised.  Able to handle multiple assignments with frequent interruptions and strict deadlines, organize priorities, evaluate and analyze facts and draw sound conclusions.  Ability to supervise other personnel and manage a program within the agency, applying the principles and techniques of supervision and management. Possess professional communication skills, both verbal and written.  Basic computer knowledge and experience with word processing and other software applications.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience:
Current unrestricted licensure in Oklahoma as a Registered Nurse. Minimum of three years clinical experience in mental health/substance abuse treatment. Minimum of three years supervisory/management experience. Bachelors' degree with combination of experience and certifications acceptable. Graduate degree(s) may be substituted for minimum experience requirements. Valid driver's license.

Unclassified positions serve at the will of the Executive Director. The Executive Director may separate such unclassified employees at any time with or without cause. No provision of the Oklahoma Personnel Act shall be construed as granting any property interest in employment to any unclassified service employee.

The Oklahoma Board of Nursing is an equal employment opportunity employer.


Veteran's Preference Points Apply only for initial appointment in the Classified Service.