Connecticut Department of Correction
Job Posting

Position Title: Advanced Nurse Practitioner (Hazardous Duty)
Open To: The Public
Location: Health Services Division, Wethersfield, CT
Shift: Monday-Friday - 1st Shift
Hours: 40 Hours Per Week
Salary: $83,545.00 - $113,615.00
Closing Date: March 11, 2014
Eligibility Requirement:
A current license as an advanced practice registered nurse issued by the Connecticut Department of Public Health.
Minimum Qualifications: Provides appropriate nursing and/or health care services to patients including clinical assessments, treatments, diagnosing medical conditions, assessing emergencies, ordering diagnostic studies, prescribing medications, leading cardiac arrest codes and documenting medical care.  Considerable knowledge of nursing principles and clinical therapeutic models; considerable knowledge of relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations; knowledge of state, federal and local health care agencies and programs; knowledge of pharmacology as it relates to advanced nursing practice; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable clinical assessment and evaluation skills; administrative ability.
Preferred Experience:
Preference will be given to those with previous experience working as a psychiatric APRN, who have worked in Forensic  treatment environments, who have the independent ability to provide assessments/evaluations and treatment, as well as, experience in evaluating risk issues.  Additionally, an understanding of discharge planning and working with collaborating community for the purpose of continuity of care and discharge planning is preferred.  Please note, this position will involve significant travel to Correctional Institutions and community providers throughout the state.
Application Instructions:
Qualified candidates who meet the above requirements need to submit a cover letter, a resume, your last two (2) Performance Evaluations and an application for Employment (Form CT-HR-12) which is available at http://www.das.state.ct.us/HR/Forms/CT-HR-12_Application.pdf  Please submit your information to:
Kathy Callahan, Human Resources Specialist
Department of Correction Recruitment Unit
24 Wolcott Hill Road
Wethersfield, CT 06109
Note for Applicants: The filling of this position will be in accordance with reemployment, SEBAC, promotion and merit employment rules. State employees should be aware that your performance appraisals, attendance records and discipline records will be reviewed to ensure that you meet DOC Administrative Directive 2.3.

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer