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Public Health Nursing Supervisor

at State of Maine, Bureau of Human Resources in Portland, Maine, United States

Job Description

Public Health Nursing Supervisor

Portland , Maine , United States | Nursing | Full-time Apply by: July 8, 2022 Apply with Linkedin Apply

Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)Public Health Nurse SupervisorOpening Date: June 24, 2022Closing Date: July 8, 2022 Job Class Code: 4052

Grade: 25

Salary: $60,652.80-$79,934.40/yr. (In addition, this position offers a 15% stipend)Position Number: 02033-0341

Job duties:

You will provide supervision in directing and overseeing a public health program in an assigned geographic area. Responsibilities include administrating, directing, and promoting public health programs; evaluating community needs; and providing consultative services to clinics, physicians, nurses, community groups, and individuals. Work is performed under limited supervision. You will also:

You will also:

+ Supervise assigned personnel within assigned geographic area in order to ensure program goals and objectives are attained.

+ Recruit, interview, direct, coordinate, train, assign, and appraise the work of subordinate employees in order to ensure the provision of quality public health services.

+ Identify and evaluate community and regional public health service needs in order to develop or modify health care or disease prevention plans.

+ Implement, administer, and comply with human resource laws, policies, procedures, and practices including: AA/EEO, recruitment, employment, position classification, performance appraisals, training, discipline, contract administration, communication systems, and employee safety in order to comply with human resource mandates/laws and ensure the fair and equal treatment of subordinate employees.

+ Research and write reports, records, and surveys in order to document program services and progress.

+ Plan, organize and conduct staff meetings in order to disseminate information and discuss operational issues.

+ Prepare and provide programmatic and financial information in order to assist in developing policies, procedures, budgets, and plans. Will assist in monitoring/management of the Community Health Contracts including monitoring the reporting of deliverables from the Grantees.

+ Consult with nursing and related health providers including direct care consultation in order to ensure program understanding.

+ Be an active member of the PHN Management Team and assist the PHN Director to carry out management functions, including supervision of office support staff.

Minimum Qualifications:

A seven (7) year combination of education and experience in professional nursing. LICENSING/REGISTRATION/CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: (These must be met by all employees prior to attaining permanent status in this class).

Licensed as a Registered Professional Nurse as issued by the State Board of Nursing.

Preferred candidates will have:

+ Master’s Degree with specialization in Public/Community/Maternal & Child Health Nursing.

+ Valid Maine Driver’s License

+ Knowledge of public health nursing, laws, education, and administration.

+ Knowledge of personnel management techniques and procedures.

+ Ability to develop policies, procedures, and budgets.

+ Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

+ Ability to plan and implement comprehensive orientation and training programs.

+ Ability to communicate effectively both orally and written.

Agency information:

The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is dedicated to promoting health, safety, resilience, and opportunity for Maine people. The Department provides health and social services to approximately a third of the State’s population, including children, families, older Mainers, and individuals with disabilities, mental illness, and substance use disorders. The Department also promotes public health, operates two state psychiatric hospitals, and provides oversight to health care providers.

The mission for the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Maine CDC), within which this position is located, is to develop and deliver services to preserve, protect, and promote the health and well-being of the citizens of Maine.

Application Information:

Please submit all documents or files in a PDF or Word format. For additional information about this position, please contact Lynnda Parker, at (207) 287-3121 or by email at Lynnda.Parker@maine.gov. *To apply, upload a resume and cover letter with your application.

*In your cover letter, please provide the following information:

1) explain what prior education and/or experience you have had doing the elements under “Job Description,” above; and

2) explain which of the attributes you have, if any, under the “Preferred candidates will ALSO have” section, above.

To request a paper application, please contact Ashley.Smith@Maine.gov (Ashley.Vigue@Maine.gov) . Benefits No matter where you work across Maine state government, you find employees who embody our state motto-“Dirigo” or “I lead”-as they provide essential services to Mainers every day. We believe in supporting our workforce’s health and wellbeing with a valuable total compensation package, including:

+ Work-Life Balance – Rest is essential. Take time for yourself using 13 paid holidays , 12 days of sick leave , and 3+ weeks of vacation leave annually. Vacation leave accrual increases with years of service, and overtime-exempt employees receive personal leave.

+ Health Insurance Coverage – The State of Maine pays 85%-100% of employee-only premiums ($9,893.52-$11,057.52 annual value), depending on salary. Use this chart to find the premium costs for you and your family, including the percentage of dependent coverage paid by the State.

+ Health Insurance Premium Credit – Participation decreases employee-only premiums by 5%. Visit the Office of Employee Health and Wellness for more information about program requirements .

+ Dental Insurance – The State of Maine pays 100% of employee-only dental premiums ($350.40 annual value).

+ Retirement Plan – The State of Maine contributes 13.16 % of pay to the Maine Public Employees Retirement System (MainePERS), on behalf of the employee.

+ Gym Membership Reimbursement – Improve overall health with regular exercise and receive up to $40 per month to offset this expense.

+ Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts – Set aside money pre-tax to help pay for out-of-pocket health care expenses and/or daycare expenses.

+ Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness – The State of Maine is a qualified employer for this federal program. For more information, visit the Federal Student Aid office .

+ Living Resources Program – Navigate challenging work and life situations with our employee assistance program.

+ Parental leave is one of the most important benefits for any working parent. All employees who are welcoming a child-including fathers and adoptive parents-receive four weeks of fully paid parental leave . Additional, unpaid leave may also be available, under the Family and Medical Leave Act (https://www.maine.gov/bhr/state-employees/rules-policies/policy-practices-manual/Employee-Rights-and-Responsibilities-Federal) .

+ Voluntary Deferred Compensation – Save additional pre-tax funds for retirement in a MaineSaves 457(b) account through payroll deductions.

+ Learn about additional wellness benefits for State employees from the Office of Employee Health and Wellness (https://www.maine.gov/bhr/oeh/) .

Maine State Government is an Equal Opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.

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Job Posting: JC217233758

Posted On: Jun 26, 2022

Updated On: Jul 12, 2022