Registered Nurse Coordinator
State of Arkansas
 North Little Rock, AR

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, associates, or bachelors degree in nursing; plus three years of experience in nursing, including two years of supervisory experience as a nurse in public health. Preferred Qualifications 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 drivers 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 Benefit Package Includes: Health & Life Insurance, Vacation & Sick Time, Paid Holidays, Credit Union Available, Retirement, Career Service Bonus, and Deferred Compensation.

Direct Deposit is required for employment according to Act 1887 of 2005.

All ADVA applicants must complete a drug screen and background check if applicable.

TWO-YEAR EMPLOYMENT BAN: The following will result in the selectee (whether internal or external applicant) being banned from applying for employment with ADVA for two years:

If the drug test is not performed within 48 hours (unless an extension is granted). If the drug test is positive. A test is considered to be positive if the test results indicate that the sample has been tampered with in any way or that the selectee has attempted to falsify the test results, including the use of masking agents or chemicals.If the selectee fails to appear for drug testing without notifying the hiring official that he/she is declining the position.

ONLY COMPLETED APPLICATIONS WITH WORK HISTORY WILL BE ACCEPTED. RESUMES IN LIEU OF A COMPLETED STATE APPLICATION FOR EMPLOYMENT WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

It is important that you submit complete and accurate information and that you complete the application form according to instructions. List all prior work experience, beginning with your most recent employment. Include all experience, position held, volunteer or unpaid work; however, you should also include the number of hours per week which you performed these duties. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.