JOB VACANCY – NURSING DIVISION DIRECTOR

FULL TIME – SALARY COMMENSURATE WITH EXPERIENCE

POSTED 9/03/2019 – DEADLINE 9/16/2019

 

QUALIFICATIONS:  An example of acceptable qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in nursing required /Master’s degree preferred, from an accredited school of nursing, plus five (5) years nursing experience with two (2) years of administrative or supervisory experience, or equivalent combination of education and/or experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  Help Me Grow Home Visiting Supervisor credential and Early Intervention Supervisor credential.

 LICENSURE OR CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Must be a Registered Nurse licensed in the State of Ohio (O.R.C. 4723.03); must have a valid State of Ohio driver’s license, insurance, and maintain insurability in accordance with the Health District policy; cardiopulmonary resuscitation certification required.

\EQUIPMENT OPERATED:  The following are examples only and are not intended to be all inclusive:

Modern office equipment (e.g., telephone, copier, fax machine, etc.); medical equipment, instruments, and devices; motor vehicle.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION:

30% (1)  Plans, develops, directs, and evaluates public health nursing programs (e.g., communicable disease investigation and prevention, Adult and Child Immunization Clinics, HMG, and Early Intervention Programs, CMH, etc.); reviews and evaluates public health needs; assists in developing new and revised programs to address public health needs; initiates action to remedy public health service deficiencies; monitors disease trends and community health indicators; reviews public health nursing operations and develops new or revised policies and procedures for program administration; determines evaluative criteria for programs and monitors program effectiveness; develops new and/or revises existing division policies and procedures; assumes responsibility for achieving program goals and maintaining regulatory compliance and grant requirements.

 

30% (2)  Manages directly or indirectly public health nursing and non-nursing (e.g., office manager, secretaries, etc.) personnel (e.g., assigns tasks, coordinates services, ensures proper staffing); trains employees; evaluates performance and recommends promotions and/or disciplinary actions; makes recommendations regarding staffing needs; approves leaves of absence; provides direction as needed; interviews applicants for vacancies and recommends selection for employment to the Health Commissioner; ensures new employees receive orientation, in-service, and development training; resolves employee complaints; regularly informs Health Commissioner on matters related to public health nursing division personnel matters and public health service needs.

 

25%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10%

 

 

 

 

5%

(3)  Assists in preparation of budget and statistical reports; participates in long-range planning for the Health Department; secures and monitors funding for the nursing division; monitors programs and accounting for grant funded programs; prepares grant applications; ensures employees adhere to grant objectives and guidelines; reviews and approves purchase orders; oversees the collection of fees; reviews financial status to ensure public health nursing division operates within budgetary constraints; maintains statistics of division program activities and prepares reports for the Health Commissioner and/or the Board; makes recommendations regarding equipment supply needs and which programs and services to provide.

 

(4)  Plans and conducts public health clinics n (e.g., conducts interviews and screenings, collects specimens for diagnostic testing, administers immunizations, assists physicians, makes referrals, etc.); performs duties of public health nurse as required; provides for maintenance of patient charts and divisional documents; maintains records in compliance with all federal and state privacy laws.

 

(5)  Attends meetings, seminars, conferences, and other job-related training sessions; attends Board of Health meetings as needed; attends leadership team meetings; schedules and leads divisional staff meetings; maintains rapport with area medical professionals, school officials, and other community leaders as appropriate.

 

 

 

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  (6)  Participates in Health Department disaster preparedness activities; may be required to report for work outside normal working hours during an emergency; available 24/7 for consultation related to bioterrorism/public health emergencies.

 

(7)  Projects a positive and professional image to clients, the public and DCGHD staff; maintains confidentiality requirements in accordance with personnel policy.

   
  (8)  Follows all Darke County General Health District safety policies and procedures; maintains all required licenses, credentials, and/or certificates.

 

  (9)  Performs other duties as assigned or required, attends staff meetings, and participates in department development.

 

  (10)  Demonstrates regular and predictable attendance.

 

 

 

 

 

MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE CHARACTERISTICS:  (*Indicates developed after employment)

 Knowledge of:  interviewing; counseling; budgeting; inventory control; education techniques; child development; *safety practices and procedures; *agency goals and objectives; *agency policies and procedures; Occupational Safety and Health Administration rules and regulations; emergency medical care procedures; first aid practices; medical technology; nursing techniques and methodologies in prevention and treatment of disease; public health; medical lab procedures; personal hygiene; environmental health; infection control; immunology; medical terminology; community resources and services; cardiopulmonary resuscitation; Medicare and Medicaid laws, rules, and regulations; office practices and procedures; English grammar and spelling; records management; personnel administration; human relations; public relations; workplace safety; supervisory principles and practices; case management.

Skill in:  use of medical equipment; use of modern office equipment; motor vehicle operation.

Ability to: interpret a variety of technical material in books, journals, and manuals; deal with many variables and determine specific action; exercise independent judgment and discretion; understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, or regulations to specific situations; apply management principles to solve agency needs; recognize unusual or threatening conditions and take appropriate action; define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions; prepare accurate documentation; maintain records according to established procedures; move quickly and effectively from one task to another; communicate effectively; train or instruct others; handle sensitive inquiries from and contacts with officials and the general public; develop and maintain effective working relationships; resolve complaints; travel to and gain access to work sites.

POSITIONS DIRECTLY SUPERVISED:  Public Health Nurses, Social Workers, Office Staff

Send cover letter and resume to: Darke County General Health District, 300 Garst Avenue, Greenville, OH 45331, email: darkecohd@darkecountyhealth.org, or fax: 937-548-9128 ATTN: Jody Hocker

 

Internal candidates must submit a letter of interest to apply.

 

 

Early Intervention Service Coordinator (EISC)

Description:
Full-time 40 hours/week

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: The Early Intervention Service Coordinator (EISC) is responsible for providing developmental screenings and assessments to children birth to three years of age. The EISC coordinates early intervention services (EI) if the child is determined eligible. The SC will provide
support to the family for the development and review of the Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) as well as planning for additional services that may be needed when the child transitions from HMG to family selected service options and/or school-age services. The SC is responsible for informing all families of their Parental Rights and Procedural Safeguards. In addition, the EISC must follow the Help Me Grow Early Intervention Program Rules.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Manages an active caseload of families and children participating in EI.
2. Establishes trusting relationship with families and children and all service provider agencies
and organizations involved with families and children served;
3. Implements service coordination and supportive services per agency and program policies and
procedures, including assessment of child and family needs, provision of information on procedural
safeguards and parent’s legal rights, coordination of evaluation(s), development, implementation
and evaluation of family centered IFSP, and facilitation of transition to family selected service
options when child leaves the EI program;
4. Conducts developmental screenings and utilizes other family/child assessment tools per training;
5. Ensures that every infant or toddler referred to the EI program who is determined eligible for
services has a completed IFSP within forty-five calendar days after initial program referral;
6. Obtains documentation of the qualifying diagnosed condition from the child’s parent or health
care;
7. Networks with area social services and agencies, understands eligibility requirements and
makes appropriate referrals, based upon parental choice;
8. Prepares and submits accurate reports per EI program requirements;
9. Maintains confidential case files and documents all service activities, contacts, goals,
plans, referrals, and other relevant family information per EI program requirements;
10. Secures reports and other pertinent information from relevant agencies and professionals
involved with the family after obtaining proper consent forms signed by families;
11. Complies with agency policies and procedures.
12. Attends all required DD trainings for service coordinators within one year of hire;
13. Maintains a SC credential without lapse.
14. Completes personal profile with verification on the Ohio Professional Registry;
15. Advocates for families /children;
16. Fulfills other duties, as assigned.

Requirements:
QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Individual holds a license and have at least Associates degree from a council on higher education accredited college or university in a field related to working with pregnant women, infants or toddlers, or families or individuals with disabilities;
2. Individual completes a personal profile with verification on the Ohio professional registry;
3. Individual completes all required EI trainings
4. Some evening hours and minimal required overnight travel;
5. Strong organizational, detail and interpersonal skills;
6. Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
7. Ability to work independently and be self-directed;
8. Valid Ohio Driver’s License, insurance, and a vehicle for transportation.
9. Must be able to meet agency requirements for criminal back ground check (Ohio Bureau of
Criminal Identification & Investigation).

MINIMUM EDUCATIONAL/LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS:
Must be a licensed professional that holds an associate’s degree, bachelor’s degree, or graduate level degree from an accredited college or university in audiology, child and family studies, child development, child life, counseling, education, hearing and speech sciences, human development, human ecology, human social services, medicine, nursing, nutrition science, occupational therapy, ophthalmology, optometry, physician’s assistant, physical therapy, psychology, rehabilitation, social work, or speech/ language pathology.
PREFERRED EDUCATIONAL/LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS:
Licensed Registered Nurse

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
1. Must be able to lift 20 pounds.
2. Have a reliable vehicle
3. Must have valid driver’s license with insurance.
Darke County General Health District is an EOE (Equal Opportunity Employer).
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. To be considered for this position, please submit application or resume and cover letter to:
• Director of Nursing
• Darke County General Health District
• 300 Garst Avenue • Greenville, Ohio 45331
• jennifer.barga@darkecountyhealth.org
Additional Information: Applicants will be selected for interviews based on qualifications and the quality of resumes and cover letters. Successful applicants must complete criminal background checks.

Registered Sanitarian 1 or 2/ Sanitarian-In-Training (2 openings)

Division: Environmental Health
Reports to: Environmental Health Director
Hours: 40 hours per week, 7:30 – 4:00pm, occasional weekend and evening hours
The Darke County Health Department is seeking a full-time Registered Sanitarian 1 or 2 or a Sanitarian-In- Training to begin work in the Sewage Treatment Systems Program. The Candidate will assist homeowners and contractors by reviewing soil testing, site plans, house plans, sewage design plans, etc. to build a new home or replace an existing system and perform required inspections. The applicant must have good communication skills and be able to work with the public and help to educate homeowners on their sewage treatment system and ways to protect public health. The Candidate will assist with a on-going sewage grant. The Candidate must be able to write enforcement letters and answer phone calls. The second opening is with our Private Water Systems program.

Other job responsibilities may include: Performs inspections, investigations, routine testing and sampling duties in Environmental Health programs which may include but not be limited to: sewage operation and maintenance program, food service operations and retail food establishments, vending, mobiles, temporaries, smoke free Ohio, schools, camps, swimming pools, body art establishments, private water wells, water samples, solid waste disposal, refuse hauling and/or septage hauling vehicles, vector control and rabies control, mobile home parks; investigates foodborne or other illnesses and public health nuisances; collects water and effluent samples; enforces state and local laws, and rules and regulations. Participate in public health emergency responses.

Minimum Qualifications:
• Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Health or related field which meets the
educational requirements set forth by the Ohio Sanitarian Registration Act (ORC 4736).
• Must be dependable, organized, and possess excellent communication skills.
• Must be willing to work outside and with homeowners
• Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
• Must have a valid Driver’s License, transportation and auto insurance.

Contact Person: Ginger Magoto, EH Director
Contact Info: ginger.magoto@darkecountyhealth.org or 937-548-4196 ext. 233.
Please submit a cover letter and resume to the following address: Darke County Health Department, Attn: Ginger Magoto, 300 Garst Avenue, Greenville, Ohio 45331.

Posting Closes: September 13 or until filled. We look to fill this position immediately so please be available for an interview. The Darke County Health Department is an equal opportunity employer.

Excellent benefits and paid holidays. County vehicle may be available for job use.

Registered Sanitarian 1

Registered Sanitarian 2

Sanitarian-In-Training

Posted 3/18/2019