Connecticut Department of Correction
Job Posting

Position Title: Correctional Health Services Program Director
Open To: The Public
Location: Health Services Division, Wethersfield, CT (travel will be required)
Shift: Monday-Friday, 1st Shift
Hours: 40 Hours per week
Position: 035921
Salary: $97,648 - $133,153 annually
Closing Date: April 7, 2015
This position is responsible for a variety of nursing medical roles, both in the capacity of vendor management and directing of specific programs such as Americans with Disability Act compliance, PREA compliance, OSHA blood spill clean-up program, the CNA program and provide nursing expertise in the Health and Addiction Services Division.  Additionally, this position would be responsible for responding to inmate and inmate family, legal and other complaints/concerns regarding medical care.  May respond to occasional phone call from home.
Eligibility Requirement: Three (3) years of supervisory or managerial experience must have been with Nursing Services.  Candidates must possess a Master's Degree in nursing or health care administration and possess and retain a professional nurse license as a registered nurse in the State of Connecticut. 
Minimum Qualifications: Considerable knowledge of and ability to apply management principles and techniques; considerable knowledge of relevent state and federal laws, statutes and regulations; considerable knowledge of purposes, plans, objectives and programs of public health agencies, including changing pattern of preventive medicine and environmental health; considerable knowledge of relationships between risk factors and incidence of health problems; considerable knowledge of changing aspects of social-medical philosophies; considerable knowledge of state and community organizations and programs involved in field of public health; knowledge of research and design methodologies; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; ability to analyze, evaluate and interpret data.
Preferred Experience: Correctional health experience.  APRN, with experience writing prescriptions.  Affiliation with professional organizations that support networking and sustain program activities.  Capacity to work collaboratively, and sometimes consultatively, with a variety of state-wide partners.  Willingness for state-wide travel.
Application Instructions:
Qualified candidate who meet the above requirements need to submit a cover letter, resume, your last two (2) Performance Evaluations, an application for Employment (Form CT-HR-12) which is available at and a State of Connecticut Addendum-Criminal Conviction (Form CT-HR-13) which is available at  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