Nurse/Administrator (Fftl)

Commonwealth Of Kentucky Frankfort , KY 40601

Posted 1 week ago

Description

The Kentucky Tuberculosis Prevention and Control Program is looking for a self- motivated, energetic

Registered Nurse who possesses the skills, knowledge, and desire to plan, develop and conduct training andevidence-based educational opportunities for professional nursing staff, and other public health personnel,clinicians, and the general public.

Highly experienced subject matter experts will provide the NurseAdministrator with mentorship and education on the fundamental principles of the infectious disease,Tuberculosis. These essential tools will enable the Nurse Administrator to be familiar with the appropriatefederal and state laws, policies and procedures so that they can provide guidance and professional nursingconsultation to statewide healthcare professionals and stakeholders.

This unique varied nursing rolerepresents a great opportunity to work in a dynamic, challenging and professional environment. If you are adriven, results-oriented professional who values teamwork, we need you!

This is a federally funded time-limited (FFTL) position. This means it is a position that is paid entirely asthe result of a federal grant. The duration of employment shall not exceed the life of the federal grant thatfunds the position. An employee appointed to an FFTL position is required to meet the minimum requirements forthe classification. Further, an employee appointed to an FFTL position is designated as an unclassified (non-merit) employee. An FFTL employee is eligible to receive benefits at the same level as a classified (merit)employee in a permanent position.

Job Duties:

  • Performs administrative support duties for the Program Manager/Nursing Service Administrator.

  • Plans, develops, and conducts TB Prevention and Control Program training and educational opportunities forprofessional nursing staff, other public health personnel, clinicians and the general public.

  • Conducts ongoing reviews of TB Prevention and Control Programs at LHDs and recommends strategies thatpromote best medical and nursing practice based on interventions to enhance program effectiveness.

  • Provides guidance and professional nursing consultation regarding TB prevention and control strategies to TBnurse coordinators, and other healthcare providers.

  • Keeps up-to date on the latest TB literature and advancesby reviewing books, pamphlets, journals, and other professional materials.

  • Establishes and maintains on going working relationships with health providers, hospitals, local healthdepartments, and other agencies throughout the state.

  • Coordinates, manages, and administers the TB program incentives and enabler initiatives offered through thelocal and regional health departments by applying professional nursing judgement and case managementapplications.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

EDUCATION: See Special Requirements.

EXPERIENCE, TRAINING, OR SKILLS: Must have three years of experience as a Registered Nurse.

Substitute EDUCATION for EXPERIENCE: A bachelor's degree in nursing will substitute for one year of the required experience.

Substitute EXPERIENCE for EDUCATION: NONE

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (AGE, LICENSURE, REGULATION, ETC.): Must be licensed in Kentucky as a registered nurse or possess a valid work permit issued by the Kentucky Board of Nursing. http://www.lrc.state.ky.us/KRS/314-00/041.PDF http://www.lrc.state.ky.us/KRS/314-00/101.PDF http://www.kbn.ky.gov/ Must maintain any required licensure(s), certification(s), or other credentials for the length of employment in this classification. Employing agency is responsible for ensuring employee possesses and maintains required licensure(s), certification(s) or other credentials.

Working Condition

Incumbents work with patients, clients or employees who may have been exposed to infectious diseases.

If you have questions about this advertisement, please contact Emily Anderson at emilya.anderson@ky.gov or 502.564.4276.


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