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WISEWOMAN Nurse Manager (211034)
- Kansas Department of Health and Environment
- Topeka (Full-Time)
Posted: Nov 16, 2023Closed
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment has a WISEWOMAN Nurse Manager opening in Topeka. This position will plan, organize, and direct the activities and manage the resources necessary to operate and maintain the WISEWOMAN Program. This position will facilitate coordination of the WISEWOMAN program and integration with the Early Detection Works processes for patient navigation and clinical services with processes for enrollment and billing. Write and negotiate contracts, manage contractors, and create strategic program and evaluation plans that result in completed grant activities. The WISEWOMAN Nurse manager will oversee provision of training and technical assistance to program staff, healthcare providers and vendors in management aspects of the WISEWOMAN program implementation and quality improvement of screening services. This position will promote public awareness of the WISEWOMAN and Community-Clinical Linkages program(s) and will cooperate with public or community organizations in planning and providing effective services.
Job Responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following:
Plans, organizes, and facilitates the activities related to and manages the resources necessary to maintain and expand the community-clinical linkages for chronic disease prevention programs. Includes coordination of the WISEWOMAN program and integration with the Early Detection Works processes for patient navigation and clinical services with processes for enrollment and billing. Write and negotiate contracts, manage contractors, and create strategic program and evaluation plans that result in completed grant activities. Assist in the planning and execution of cardiovascular disease and stroke prevention and management events and build and maintain communication and partnerships with key stakeholders. Provide guidance for evaluation planning and work with chronic disease epidemiologist on maintaining necessary data and evaluation plans.
Works with Bureau staff to manage statewide system of delivery of cardiovascular disease screening and diagnostic services with special attention to underserved women. Collaborates with regional nurses and vendors who provide technical assistance to partners and local providers to assure that program recipients receive appropriate services and case management. Works with regional nurses and clinical partners to establish and enhance referral pathways and community-clinical links. Coordinates with Medicaid program to ensure systems are in place for referrals to treatment services when needed. Ensures processes are in place for appropriate referrals to treatment by staff.
- One year of experience in planning, organizing, and directing and/or providing social or human services to the public or community. A bachelor’s degree in health education, public health, or healthcare related field may be substituted for experience as determined relevant by the agency.
- Active licensed practical nurse (LPN) registered (RN), nurse practitioner (ARNP) or physician assistant (PA) license in the State of Kansas required.
- High School, GED
Licensing & Certification:
- Valid Driver’s License – Incumbent is required to have and maintain a valid driver’s license when operating a state vehicle, a private vehicle, or a rental vehicle for the benefit of the State.
Any additional skills, experiences, or qualifications that would be beneficial, but aren’t strictly necessary.
- Bachelor’s degree in public health, health promotion, allied health, nursing, or related discipline.
- Master’s degree in public health, health promotion, allied health, nursing, or related discipline.
- Experience with program coordination and project management.
- Experience working in public health or clinical setting.
- Excellent communication skills with the ability to relate to a variety of people.
- Proofreading, editing, attention to detail.
- Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access.
About the Position:
- Who can apply: Anyone (External)
- Classified/Unclassified Service: Unclassified
- Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time
- Regular/Temporary: Regular
- Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm (Flexible schedules available)
- Eligible to Receive Benefits: Yes
- Veterans’ Preference Eligible: Yes
- Comprehensive medical, mental, dental, vision, and additional coverage
- Sick & Vacation leave
- Work-Life Balance programs: parental leave, military leave, jury leave, funeral leave
- Paid State Holidays (designated by the Governor annually)
- Fitness Centers in select locations
- Employee discounts with the STAR Program
- Retirement and deferred compensation programs
How to Apply:
Specific instructions for applying, which might include submitting a resume, cover letter, list of references, or completing an online application.
- Please include the Job ID number when emailing.
Job Application Process: Only applications submitted within our State of Kansas Careers Portal will be considered.
- First Sign in or register as a New User at https://admin.ks.gov/offices/personnel-services/jobs
- Complete or update your contact information on the State of Kansas Careers Portal > My Contact Information page. *This information is included on all your job applications.
- Upload required documents listed for each specific job posting.
- Start your draft job application, upload other required documents, and Submit when it is complete.
- Manage your draft and submitted applications on the Careers> My Job Applications page.
- Check your email and My Job Notifications for written communications from the Recruiter.
- Email – sent to the Preferred email on the My Contact Information page
- Notifications – view the Careers> My Job Notifications page
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$ $25.68 to $31.22