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Employer: Sedgwick County
Division: Health
Job Title: Nurse Coordinator | Division of Health
Salary: $42361.28 Annually

Veterans' Preference is available for this vacancy.
To receive Veterans' Preference, you must supply a copy of your DD214 to the Human Resources department at Sedgwick County after applying.

Job Description:

Usual working days/hours:

Monday - Friday | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Location of work:

1900 E. 9th St. | Wichita, KS

Job Objectives:
The Healthy Babies Nurse Coordinator provides for the day-to-day supervision of the Healthy Babies Community Liaison staff. The program’s focus is on reduction of infant mortality, low birth weight and prematurity among high risk moms. Performs administrative work to assist the Healthy Babies Program Manager. Participates in the planning and direction of the Healthy Babies Program, including personnel management, budget preparation and grant writing. Reviews complex or difficult office and field procedures and the development of procedural improvements.

Essential Job Functions:
Coordinate daily provider activities as well as manage and evaluate personnel outcomes and expectations as they are related to grant requirements. • Review weekly and monthly reports regarding provider compliance as they relate to grant outcomes. • Work with the Program Manager and Senior Admin. Officer to ensure program outcomes are met. • Meet with providers on a consistent monthly basis to discuss progress on meeting program outcomes. Compiles monthly data reports to track timely and accurate completion and submission of program-required documents. Also monitors and manages provider’s caseloads to ensure equal distribution of client cases. • Monitors weekly and monthly reports and provides feedback as requested to the Senior Admin. Officer. • Monitors providers progress towards achieving program requirements as stated in program grants. • Uses tools such as data tracking spreadsheets to track provider progress. • Establishes clear deadlines for providers to complete tasks as assigned. • Reviews electronic charts as part of their monthly supervision with providers to ensure program outcomes are being met. • Ensures program quality by completing quality assurance audit checks on client medical records and provider documentation. Will participate, facilitate and promote partnership building and maintenance with both internal and external partners. Will represent Healthy Babies in a positive manner and promote the program goals and mission to foster positive support from community partners. • Will attend and participate in community coalitions as requested. • Will provide Healthy Babies program objectives and participant criteria to community partners as requested. • Will promote and foster provider participation by participating in community outreach events. • This is a Tier 3 position; identified as personnel who, in a public health emergency, have the potential to be deployed to the field to participate in the response, including personnel who are already assigned to a field location. Tier 3 staff are required to complete courses IS 100, 200, and 700 within 30 days of employment. Additional trainings may be required. • Lead and/or assist with quality improvement processes within the agency. • Supervises community health nurse II staff by monitoring all data and home visits related to the program to identify outcomes and achievement of grant requirements related to Healthy Babies operations.

Job Standards:
• Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in nursing. • Three years nursing experience. • Experience shall include one year supervisory experience or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. • Requires experience working with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. • Requires experience with public speaking and presentation development. • Requires experience with data management. • Current Kansas R.N. license, valid State of Kansas Driver’s License.

Testing/Screening Requested:
• Background and DMV checks • Pre-employment drug screen

• Standard Office Equipment • Computer with Microsoft Office software

Work Environment:
The Nurse Coordinator for the Healthy Babies program is primarily office-based, with occasional field based work. This position also attends a variety of meetings off-site. May be required to work evenings and weekends to meet provider needs, client needs and or attend events/meetings outside of normal work hours

*This position may be filled or closed to further application without notice. Must be at least 18 years of age to work for Sedgwick County*

It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services provided to the general public, including employment and all other activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, disability, veteran status or any other similarly protected status. Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Crissy Magee, Sedgwick County ADA Coordinator by phone (316) 660-7056, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777), or email at crissy.magee@sedgwick.gov. Do not send resumes or application status request or employment questions to this email or phone number. This information is provided only for those requiring ADA assistance. Applications must be submitted on www.hrepartners.com. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate. Sedgwick County will prohibit the hiring of spouses and/or immediate family members within the same department, but not within the County structure.

Vacancy Number: 20002660

Open Date: 12/14/2017 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: 5/13/2018 11:59:59 PM