Arkansas Department of Health
4815 W Markham Street
Little Rock, AR 72205
Position Number: 22106906
County: Pulaski City: Little Rock
Posting End Date: 08/11/21
Center for Health Protection
A minimum of two years of experience in direct care for cardiac patients and holding a Master's in Nursing is preferred.
Experience with healthcare quality improvement is preferred.
Experience with writing reports using Microsoft Office products is desired (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
Hiring Official: D. Vrudny
Recruitment Contact: Sheila.Smith@arkansas.gov
The mission of the Department of Health is to protect and improve the health and well-being of all Arkansans.
Class Code: L026C
FLSA Status: EXEMPT
Salary Range: $71,403.00 - $99,964.00
The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) Nursing Program Coordinator is responsible for developing, implementing, and monitoring a specialized nursing program. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.
Develops, implements, and monitors a specialized nursing program by researching and analyzing existing programs, trends, and practices. Prepares proposals for new programs and revisions of existing programs and training procedures.
Evaluates clinical and staff activities to assess training needs. Plans and prepares training curriculum, informational materials, and training program evaluation. Disseminates and interprets laws, policies, and procedures governing specialized nursing programs.
Researches legal and medical impact of unusual health care situations and nursing staff responsibility. Develops methodology to evaluate program cost and staff performance. Compiles program statistical data and prepares reports.
Participates in program budget development. Provides work-related supervision to nursing staff by assigning and reviewing special projects and studies, orienting and training staff, and participating in evaluating the performance of incumbents. May perform nursing functions as needed. Performs other duties as assigned.
Occasional in-state travel is required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of professional nursing concepts, processes, and procedures.
Knowledge of specialized nursing programs policies and procedures.
Knowledge of clinical and administrative organizational techniques. Knowledge of federal and state laws and regulations governing the nursing program area. Ability to provide training and supervision of nursing staff on special project activities.
Ability to assess impact and effectiveness of programs and services and to recommend corrective actions. Ability to develop and implement a specialized nursing program and provide training. Ability to understand, interpret, and apply federal and state laws and regulations pertaining to nursing program area. Ability to research, analyze, and evaluate information and prepare narrative reports.
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. 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.
Must be licensed as a Registered Nurse by the Arkansas State Board of Nursing in accordance with ACA 17-87-301.
The State of Arkansas is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.
Nearest Major Market: Little Rock
State Of Arkansas