Clinical Nurse Coordinatorfor the South Region (Position#022635) based out of the Wallingford Office in the Private Health Services Division.
860-418-6143or [email protected]
- Must possess and retain a valid Motor Vehicle Operator License
- Will be required to travel
- Must possess a current license as a Registered Nurse in CT
PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)
In a state facility this class is accountable for coordinating the various facets of clinical programs involving multiple units OR for serving as liaison between the facility and community programs and placement settings.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Writes clinical program objectives, policies, procedures and manuals; conducts individual health assessments; develops, implements and reviews individual health care plans; participates or chairs individual centered interdisciplinary teams; interviews individual; accompanies individual on visits to treatment programs or placement settings; follows up on individual care in community programs to assure individual in least restrictive environment; assures continuity of care to prevent recidivism; applies for financial aid for individual through Department of Social Services; maintains records of individual progress or failure after placement; develops community health resources and provides on-going consultation and monitoring of services; acts as a resource person to staff and community; prepares reports and statistical summaries; may clinically supervise direct care staff in execution of clinical programs; may develop and conduct inservice educational programs for staff and families; may perform recordkeeping functions; performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Knowledge of nursing principles and clinical therapeutic models of individual care with emphasis on interdisciplinary team approaches; knowledge of individual treatment planning including impact of medical insurance program requirements for reimbursement; knowledge of structure of services for individuals and their families in institutional and community oriented settings; knowledge of aftercare facilities; considerable interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS – GENERAL EXPERIENCE
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS – SPECIAL EXPERIENCE
One (1) year of the General Experience must have been at the level of Head Nurse working with the type of individuals serviced by the facility.
DEPARTMENT OF DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES: One (1) year of the General Experience must have been providing consultation and evaluating the assessment of nursing services provided to individuals with intellectual disabilities.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS – SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
- A Bachelor’s degree in nursing may be substituted for one (1) year of the General Experience.
- A Master’s degree in nursing may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.
- Working with the medical and behavioral needs of individuals with Intellectual and/or Developmental Disabilities across the life span.
- Working with individuals with intellectual disabilities and/or autism.
- With writing skills as it pertains to clinical documentation.
- Working in community and family home settings and coordinating in home supports.
- Working with the private sector and families.
- Reviewing health information and formulate reports.
- Staying in sync with DDS health policies.
- Working with Microsoft programs such as Outlook, Word and Excel.
- Incumbents in this class must possess and retain a license as a registered nurse in Connecticut.
- Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.