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REGISTERED NURSE COORDINATOR
Agency: Arkansas Department of Human Services
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Date Posted: 09/18/2019
Posting Expires: 09/24/2019
Summary
The Registered Nurse Coordinator is responsible for coordinating public health programs and nursing services in a multi-county area. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.
Typical Functions
Supervises a large professional nursing staff by interviewing and recommending for candidates for hire, assigning and reviewing special projects, training staff or arranging training opportunities, and evaluating the performance of incumbents. Participates in the planning and directing of public health programs by developing goals and objectives. Disseminates and interprets the laws, policies, and procedures governing the program. Monitors, evaluates, and revises the program or delivery of the program as needed. Provides administrative and clinical assistance for the program, and coordinates the provision of program services with other health care disciplines. Coordinates nursing services by monitoring and evaluating nursing and patient care activities, staff levels, reports, case histories, and quality control activities. Determines work priorities and assigns personnel. Performs administrative duties by reviewing and analyzing program data and compiling and preparing reports and correspondence. Determines and monitors nursing contracts. Identifies in-service training needs, locates training resources, and monitors training budget. May perform nursing functions as needed. Performs other duties as assigned.
Special Job Dimensions
Frequent in-state travel is required.
Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills
Knowledge of professional nursing concepts, processes, and procedures. Knowledge of clinical and administrative organizational techniques. Knowledge of public health nursing programs and service delivery. Knowledge of departmental nursing policies and procedures. Ability to plan and develop public health nursing program goals and objectives and coordinate nursing and patient care activities. Ability to monitor and evaluate nursing services and patient care activities and modify program or service delivery. Ability to interpret and apply state and federal regulations and department policy to program planning. Ability to coordinate services with other health professions and community. Ability to prepare and present verbal and written information and reports.
Minimum Education and/or Experience
The formal education equivalent of a diploma, associate’s, or bachelor’s degree in nursing; plus three years of experience in nursing, including two years of supervisory experience as a nurse in public health.
Preferred Qualifications
3 years' experience working with Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities in a residential setting
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Must be licensed as a Registered Nurse by the Arkansas State Board of Nursing in accordance with ACA 17-87-301. Must possess a valid Arkansas driver’s license. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.
Agency Specific Information
Division Name
Division of Developmental Disabilities Services

Hiring Official
Jennifer Ethridge

Special Work Condition


Special Application Information
GENERAL INFORMATION:
All DHS applicants must complete drug screening, as outlined in DHS Policy 1087, prior to being hired.
Applications are prescreened according to the state application, addenda, résumé, transcript, licenses and any other information that is submitted. Only transcripts should be submitted at the time of applications; reference letters, certificates, and licenses should be brought at the time of interview. Failure to complete the application form according to instructions with complete and accurate information will adversely impact your comparison to other candidates. List all prior work experience, including military service, with most recent employment first. You may include volunteer or unpaid work as part of your work history; however, you should include the number of hours per week which you performed these duties.
False, misleading, or incomplete statements may result in disciplinary action and possible termination.
Benefits package may include: health & life insurance, vacation & sick time, paid holidays, credit union membership, retirement, career bonus, and deferred compensation.
CONTINUOUSLY ADVERTISED POSITIONS:
Submitting an application for a continuously advertised position does not guarantee that a job is available for that position title; e-mails stating that the applicant meets the minimum qualifications for a position are for future reference. Applications submitted for continuously advertised positions are kept on file for 60 days. As jobs for that position title become available, eligible applications in that file that match the county and division criteria will be considered. On your application you should have designated in which counties and divisions you are willing to work. Please keep in mind that you will not appear on hiring lists for counties you do not designate. Do not select “statewide” from this county list.
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FOR ALL FAMILY SERVICE WORKER POSITIONS ONLY:
**EXPERIENCE CANNOT BE SUBSTITUTED FOR THIS JOB TITLE**
Applicants must submit an official transcript by mail in addition to applications for all levels of Family Service Worker positions except for Family Services Assistant positions. Transcripts will remain on file for future applications. The following Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctorate degrees are valid for such Family Service Worker-type positions:
Behavior Science
Child and Family Development
Child Development
Counseling (any field)
Criminal Justice
Education: Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle Level, Secondary, or Special
Family & Consumer Science
Family Development
Family Services
Home Economics
Human Development & Family Studies
Human Services
Psychology
Rehabilitation Science
Social Welfare
Sociology
Social Work
Mail your transcript to the following address:
Arkansas Department of Human Services
Attn: Recruitment
P.O. Box 1437, Slot W301
Little Rock, AR 72203
The transcript must be an official transcript sent from the university or college you attended. The transcript must still have the envelope sealed with the security seal affixed. Once the seal is broken, the transcript is considered void.
Job Details
Position No.: 22101225
Class Code: L019C
Grade: MP02
Salary Range: $71,403.00 - $99,964.00 per year
Background
check required?
Yes
Job Type: Full Time
Location Information
Job City: Conway
Job County/Region: Faulkner
Contact Information
Contact name: DHS Recruitment
Phone: 501-682-1667
Email: DHS.Recruiting@arkansas.gov
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