Maine Department of Health and Human Services
Direct Hire Vacancy Announcement
Public Health Nurse Supervisor
CODE: 4052 RANGE: 25 (Nurse Management Bargaining Unit) $48,214.40- $63,710.40/yr.
Value of State-paid Health & Dental Insurance: $341.08 biweekly. (90% State paid)
Value of State's share of employee's retirement: 11.54% of pay.
Opening Date: January 28, 2013
|| Cora Prentice
February 11, 2013
| (207) 287-4280
|Restrictions: Only employees with Promotional Status within the Department of Health and Human Services May Apply|
The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) provides supportive, preventive, protective, public health and intervention services that protect the public health and assist our customers in meeting their needs; and assists families in providing for the developmental, health and safety needs of their children. DHHS strives to provide these programs and services while respecting the rights and preferences of individuals and families.
The Division of Licensing and Regulatory Services is responsible for licensing medical and long- term care facilities, assisted living, residential care, private non-medical institutions ("PNMI"s), mental health service providers, substance abuse agencies, and programs and services to children. The Division is also responsible for regulation of health care facilities and providers under the Certificate of Need Act, the Hospital Cooperation Act, and laws pertaining to Continuing Care Retirement Communities.
As a Public Health Nurse Supervisor you will direct and oversee the day-to-day survey and certification activities of long term care facilities. Responsibilities include the scheduling and management of surveyors and the management of federal performance standards to ensure compliance with CMS requirements. Supervision is exercised over a professional, technical, and clerical staff.
To qualify, your background must include three (3) years experience in public health nursing including experience in a supervisory capacity and a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing.
Licensed as a Registered Professional Nurse as issued by the State Board of Nursing and a valid Maine driver's license.
In order to properly evaluate your experience, you must respond to the following performance areas in your cover letter.
1. Please describe past experiences that demonstrate your ability to manage and motivate a statewide survey staff including professional, technical and clerical staff.
2. Please describe your understanding of the role of the licensing function in protecting the health and safety of consumers by balancing enforcement and technical assistance activities.
3. Please describe your experience with various computer software management systems. Include a description of any experience with federal and state systems such as ASPEN.
Application and Information
To apply, please mail, fax or e-mail a State of Maine direct hire application and a cover letter addressing the performance areas in the requirements section to:
Cora Prentice, Personnel Specialist Cora.Prentice@maine.gov
Department of Health and Human Services
221 State St.
#11 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0011
Fax: 207 287-8299
Direct hire applications are available at www.maine.gov/dhhs/jobs.
The Department of Health and Human Services is
an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
We provide reasonable
accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.