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Job Title:Director, Nursing - Pediatrics
Class Code:115630

Job Summary

Plan and direct the Nursing program of the Child and Youth Project, Pediatric Department.

Duties and Responsibilities

Supervise and direct all nursing clinic activities. Organize, direct and supervise Home Health program; review records and assist in the evaluation of this agency.

Supervise all professional and non-professional nursing staff; interview, select, train and evaluate nursing and clinical support staff.

Review and develop current nursing methods, procedures and program conforming with state and federal guidelines.

Coordinate project nursing activities with outside service agencies.

Administer developmental screening tests, interpret findings and coordinate treatment plan.

Prepare periodic reports for supervisors and sponsoring agencies.

Refer patients to appropriate health professionals, clinics and/or community resources.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Training and Skills

Mater's degree in Nursing. Kentucky State Nurse registration (RN). An equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience may be substituted for the requirements noted.

Experience

Five years of experience in Public Health and Pediatrics.

Supervisor Title(s)

Medical Director, Child and Youth Project

Subordinate Title(s)

various