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Job Title: Nursing Services Consultant
Job Number:
Organization: PA Department of Health
Posted: 6/7/2018
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Public Health Nursing
Industry: Government
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Harrisburg,  PA   
Compensation:
Position Description: THE POSITION The Pennsylvania Department of Health, Bureau of Epidemiology is looking for an experienced Nursing Services Consultant to work in our Healthcare Associated Infections (HAI) section. This position is responsible for improving facility care and reducing and/or eliminating healthcare associated infections as well as public education and community awareness efforts.

IMPORTANT: YOU MUST APPLY TO THIS VACANCY POSTING, MEET ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS, COMPLETE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS AND RECEIVE A SCORE. YOUR SCORE IS ONLY VALID FOR THIS SPECIFIC VACANCY. ONCE THIS POSITION IS FILLED, YOUR SCORE IS NO LONGER VALID. •Full-time employment •Must be willing to travel. Travel expenses will be paid Condition of Employment: Employees possessing a non-renewable temporary practice permit must obtain licensure as a Registered Nurse within the one (1) year period as defined by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing. DESCRIPTION OF WORK This position is technical, consultative and analytical. It involves interaction with healthcare facility infection control personnel and other facility staff, including medical personnel as well as internal and external customers which may include healthcare providers, patients/residents, other Departmental and governmental units and the public in general. This position will review, analyze and process infection control plans to ensure statutory compliance and will provide consultative services and education to facilities and others concerning sound infection control practices.

Qualifications: Minimum Experience and Training Requirements:

Three years of professional nursing experience, including two years in an administrative, supervisory,consultative or quality assurance capacity in professional nursing and a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing. (A Master's Degree in Nursing or Public Health may be substituted for one year of professional nursing experience.) OR An equivalent combination of experience and training, which includes two years in an administrative, supervisory, consultative or quality assurance capacity in professional nursing.

Necessary Special Requirement:

Possession of a current license as a Registered Nurse issued by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing; or possession of a non-renewable temporary practice permit issued by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing. •Must be able to perform essential job functions

Organization Description: The PA Department of Health is responsible for planning and coordinating health resources throughout the Commonwealth. It licenses and regulates a variety of health facilities, such as hospitals, nursing homes, ambulatory surgical facilities and other in-patient and out-patient facilities. In addition, the Department supports outreach, education, prevention and treatment services across a variety of program areas.

Closing Date: 9/7/2018
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Kristine Jehu,  Talent Aquisition Analyst
Contact Location: 625 Forster Street
126 Health & Welfare Building
Harrisburg   PA  17120
United States
Contact Location: 625 Forster Street
  126 Health & Welfare Building
  Harrisburg   PA  17120
  United States
Contact Phone: 717-547-3187 
Contact Fax:
Contact Email: krjehu@pa.gov
Web Address:
How to Apply: Please us the following direct link to apply for this position, or go to www.employment.pa.gov, and search for "Nursing Services Consultant" under "Open Jobs".

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/pabure au/jobs/2097308/nursing-services-consultant

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