Director of Nursing

Director of Nursing

Provide strong leadership to the Nursing, Certified Nursing Assistant, and Phlebotomy program staff, including full-time and part-time faculty, through course development, curriculum improvement, and maintenance of required records. The Director of Nursing will perform any duties required to maintain good standing with the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing and Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation.

Qualifications: Master’s Degree or higher with a major in Nursing; two years of experience as an instructor in a nursing education program; two years of experience in clinical nursing practice; currently licensed as a registered professional nurse in Illinois; proven teaching, administrative, and leadership abilities strongly preferred.

Bilingual Home Visiting Nurse

Bilingual Home Visiting Nurse

Our NURSE-FAMILY PARTNERSHIP program is a maternal-child health program that introduces vulnerable first-time parents to caring maternal and child health nurses. This program allows nurses to deliver the support first-time moms need to have a healthy pregnancy, become knowledgeable and responsible parents, and provide their babies with the best possible start in life. The relationship between mother and nurse provides the foundation for strong families, and lives are forever changed – for the better.

PRIMARY FUNCTION: The Nurse-Family Partnership, Nurse Home Visitor is responsible for providing comprehensive nursing services to women and their families eligible for the NFP Program. Nurse home visitors are responsible for maintaining the highest standards in clinical nursing practice and adherence to the NFP model, and to policies, procedures, guidelines and standards of NFP and of the lead agency (The Partnership).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
• Performs home visiting in accordance with the NFP Model Elements and NFP Visit-to-Visit guidelines.
• Assesses physical, emotional, social and environmental needs of women and their families.
• Carries a case load of up to 25 clients.
• Assists women and their families in establishing goals and outcomes.
• Provides education, support and referral resources in assisting women and their families in attaining targeted goals.
• Consults and collaborates with other professionals involved in providing services to women and families.
• Evaluates client progress toward stated goals and NFP outcomes.
• Supports client recruitment efforts to ensure program meets level of service goals and individual case load goals.
• Attends and participates in bi-weekly case conferences and team meetings.
• Provides information to support staff for timely and accurate data input to the NFP ETO system.
• Maintains confidentiality and completes timely documentation.
• Completes all required NFP education.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

DESIRED EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
BSN, current RN license in good standing, and current CPR certification required. Two years recent experience in maternal/child health, public health, home visiting or mental/behavioral nursing preferred. Home visiting experience preferred. Computer literacy required. Excellent written and verbal communication skills required. Valid driver’s license and insured automobile required. Nursing liability insurance required. Proficient bilingual written and verbal skills (English/Spanish) required.

BENEFITS OFFERED:
Medical Insurance Plan with Health Reimbursement Account (HRA)
Dental Insurance Plan
Vision Insurance Plan
Retirement Plan
Flexible Spending Plan
Flexible Working Schedules

HOW TO APPLY:
Please e-mail résumé, cover letter and salary requirements to:

Nelly Quinones, RN-BSN
Nurse Supervisor
Nurse Family Partnership – Passaic/Bergen County
Partnership for Maternal and Child Health of Northern New Jersey
One Ottilio Terrace – Suite B
Paterson, NJ 07502
EMAIL: [email protected]

Submissions without a cover letter and/or salary requirement will not be considered.

We thank you for your interest in working for The Partnership. Once submitted, your résumé will be reviewed, and if your background fits our needs, someone from our office will contact you for an interview.

Nursing Program Manager 2-Corrections Health (MCDC/Justice Center Jail)

Corrections Health provides services which promote and protect the health of the adults and juveniles entrusted to our care.

As the Nursing Program Manager for the Multnomah County Detention Center (MCDC), this position provides leadership, supervision, coordination, planning and organization for the 448 bed adult jail located in downtown Portland. This position administers and evaluates policies, operations and employee performance for medical, mental health, and dental care provided 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

This position requires the application of technical knowledge of the specialized field of Corrections Health, including utilizing medical, nursing, public health, corrections, and management knowledge and skills to assure that our clients receive care at or above the community standard. This position requires initiative and judgment in anticipating and determining proactive changes in this constantly changing medical/corrections environment, and the capacity to perform work independently following fiscal and program guidelines and policies. Collaboration, coordination and maintaining an excellent working relationship with all levels of the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) management and staff are critical.

Corrections Health is a blend of hospital care, emergency care, home health, diagnostic services and clinical services. The ethical and legal parameters of public health enable us to deliver health care to each individual without bias. The umbrella of responsibility for screening and treating communicable disease conditions is to protect the community in and out of jail.

Staff Nurse for Elder Service Plan Adult Day Health

Staff Nurse for Elder Service Plan Adult Day Health

EXCELLENT OPPORTUNITY TO PRACTICE REWARDING NURSING IN AN ADULT DAY HEALTH SETTING! Monday through Friday, Daytime hours, no weekends.
The Center Nurse is responsible for the implementation, assessment, delivery, supervision, evaluation, and coordination of nursing care based on Elder Service Plan participant’s care plan. (The Elder Service Plan is a Program for All Inclusive Care for the Elderly.)
The Nurse performs direct care/triage of participant issues and initial evaluation of episodic complaints and refers to the Providers as appropriate, teaches, counsels, & supervises the participants & caregivers regarding nursing care needs and related problems and issues regarding the participant’s home situation, works with nursing assistants regarding personal care needs of center clients, and participates actively as a member of Interdisciplinary team meetings.
Qualifications: Current MA RN license, 2 years of nursing experience with adult population of which one year must be with a geriatric population, strong physical assessment and organizational skills, ability to work in a team environment.
We offer an excellent, comprehensive benefits package including Health, Dental, Life, & Disability insurance, 403b Savings Plan, Vacation, Sick & Holiday time, & Professional Development Stipends. We also have free parking.
The Elder Service Plan, a PACE program, is an innovative, comprehensive program designed to maintain frail elders in their community by managing their primary, sub-acute and long term care needs. The Elder Service Plan is located at 1135 Morton Street in Mattapan, MA.

Interested candidates please apply online at http://careers.hhsi.us/careers/ For more information, please call 617-533-2300, email [email protected] or visit www.hhsi.us.

ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF NURSING

For a complete description see: www.nmhu.edu/jobs

New Mexico Highlands University is an open admissions university with over 70% Hispanic, Native American, or African American students and nearly 40% studying at the master’s degree level. The university is committed to student success and improved retention and graduation rates. NMHU serves approximately 2,500 undergraduate and graduate students at the main campus in Las Vegas, NM (one hour east of Santa Fe) and another 1,300 students at centers in Rio Rancho, Albuquerque, Santa Fe, Farmington, and Roswell. The university enrolls students from 42 states, 19 tribes, and 35 foreign countries. For more information about the university, visit the website at www.nmhu.edu.

The Department of Nursing offers only an RN-BSN degree in nursing. The program is entirely online. The mission of the Department of Nursing is to prepare quality nurse health care providers through excellence in education, scholarship and service.

This program builds on the strength of the licensed registered nurse and challenges the individuals enrolled in this program to expand their critical thinking for new professional nursing roles, methods of health care delivery and approaches to health care practice issues.

Applications are invited for a nine month, tenure-track faculty position with a contract starting August 2016.

JOB DUTIES: In addition to teaching, the selected candidate will be expected to serve on departmental and university committees. The person will be expected to participate in the review and revision of the nursing curriculum, including assessment of Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs), and work with the Director to assist in the creation of documents for nursing accreditation. The ideal candidate will have complementary competencies in some of the following areas: curriculum development, distance education course creation, and online instruction experience.

The selected candidate must have proficiencies with and abilities to teach adult learner students about professional-issues. They will teach 12 credits per semester in an academic year, including: Professional Issues, Nursing Research, Community Health Practicum and Management Practicum and Management Theory. Other selection of courses to be taught will depend on clinical and educational background. We seek a colleague who enjoys teaching and advising undergraduates, is collaborative and collegial, and is willing to further shape and develop the Nursing program.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Education: Doctorate in Nursing (PhD or DNP) or closely related field. Applicants who are ABD (All But Dissertation) will be considered. Experience: Five years nursing experience, with 2-3 years of teaching and curriculum development required Two years of online teaching is preferred. Must have a current nursing license.

While no deadline has been established, review of applications will begin Monday, April 18, 2016.

Minimum Salary: Assistant $65,000, Associate $75,000

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: A complete application must include 1) a letter of interest, 2) curriculum vita, 3) unofficial copies of advanced degree transcripts, and 4) names/address/phone numbers of 3 professional references.

Required application materials should be sent to: [email protected]

References will be contacted in conjunction with on campus interview and official transcripts should be requested upon acceptance of the on campus interview.

For more detailed information regarding the position you may contact Dr. Susan Williams at [email protected]

For disabled access or services call 505-454-3242 or email [email protected]
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