margo at pnwhealth.com
Wed Aug 8 20:54:37 PDT 2001
Position AvailableSorry for the delay in posting. This position has now been added to the PNW SOPHE Job Bank page. Thanks for sharing the listing. Margo
Email: margo at pnwhealth.com
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I just wish (s)he didn't trust me so much." Mother Theresa
----- Original Message -----
From: Abbott, Tina
To: Pacific Northwest Health Educators
Sent: Friday, August 03, 2001 10:37 AM
Subject: Position Available
The following position is available with Public Health-Seattle & King County.
PERSONAL HEALTH SERVICES SUPERVISOR
PUBLIC HEALTH-SEATTLE & KING COUNTY
PREVENTION DIVISION/TUBERCULOSIS CONTROL PROGRAM
Hourly Rate Range $26.8243 - $33.9773
Job Announcement No.: 01RM1432
OPEN: 8/1/01 CLOSE: 8/24/01
WHO MAY APPLY: This career service position is open to Public Health and King County career service employees and Public Health WSNA bargaining unit temporary and per diem employees and the general public. Where career service applicant qualifications are substantially equal, preference for filling this position will be given to applicants from within the bargaining unit on a basis of seniority.
WHERE TO APPLY: Required forms and materials must be sent to: Employment Services, 999 3rd Avenue, Suite 1230, Seattle, WA 98104. Applications materials must be received by 4:30 p.m. on the closing date. (Postmarks are NOT ACCEPTED.) Contact Kari Tamura (206) 205-5376 for further inquiries. PLEASE NOTE: Applications not received at the location specified above may not be processed.
FORMS AND MATERIALS REQUIRED: A Public Health - Seattle & King County nursing application form, data sheet, resume and letter of interest detailing your background and describing how you meet or exceed the requirements are required.
WORK LOCATION: Harborview Medical Center, Tuberculosis Clinic, 325 Ninth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104
WORK SCHEDULE: This 1.0 FTE career service position is overtime eligible. It works a 40 hour work week; Monday through Friday; some rotating evenings and weekends.
PRIMARY JOB DUTIES INCLUDE: Responsible for day-to-day management and operations of the Tuberculosis (TB) Prevention and Control Program. Typical duties include:
a.. Assure efficient and effective service delivery and administrative systems.
b.. In collaboration with the Disease Control Officer, assure the development, implementation and updating of standing orders, clinical guidelines and quality assurance/improvement systems.
c.. Develop productivity standards and monitor those by individual staff.
d.. Assure clinical practices are in accordance with standing orders, nursing practice guidelines and TB and Public Health guidelines and quality assurance/improvement systems.
e.. Oversee the efficient delivery of pharmacy, x-ray and lab services. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with Harborview Medical Center staff.
f.. Coordinate services with the Refugee project, public health clinics and other Department programs.
g.. Manage computerized data systems and reporting from those systems.
h.. Develop the Program's business plans and work plans.
i.. Manage space issues and represent the TB clinic in planning for a new space with Harborview.
j.. Participate in appropriate community collaborations to help assure that King County is meeting national guidelines for the control and prevention of TB.
k.. Serve as liaison with the State Department of Health TB program for day-to-day administrative and operation issues as well as for program reporting.
l.. Assure appropriate infection control procedures. Coordinate health services response to significant blood or body fluid exposure incidents.
m.. Assure patient complaint policies and procedures are implemented and resolve complaints.
n.. Participate in Public Health emergency/preparedness and assure Safety Training and safety practices are in place.
o.. Handle sensitive inquiries. Coordinate responses to media requests for information.
p.. Oversee, support and carry out recruitment, hiring, orienting and training of all staff (nursing, clerical and outreach). Directly supervise, coach and mentor these staff. Assure back up systems are in place for clinical and outreach staff who are on leave (vacation, sick, etc.) Sign and approve timesheets and planned requests.
q.. Assure that strong, timely performance feedback systems are in place and used.
r.. Oversee disciplinary actions and coordinate with the Division's Administrative Assistant.
s.. Oversee fee collection in accordance with Department and Division policies and procedures.
t.. Develop budget framework consistent with Public Health's vision. Oversee the Health Program Assistant II in budget preparation, monitoring and revision. Manage revenues and expenditures.
u.. Fill-in for nursing staff when back-up coverage is not available.
v.. Understand TB clinical nursing practice. Provide direct patient care.
w.. Serve on the Division Manager's management group and participate in Division Manager's meetings.
x.. Collaborate with colleagues and engage in problem identification and resolution.
y.. Other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS: Current State license as a Registered Nurse and bachelor's degree in nursing science from a school of nursing accredited by the National League of Nursing. Program leadership experience and skills. Advanced training in nursing administration or public health. Knowledge of nursing, healthcare maintenance, and the law regarding nursing and other health-care disciplines. Knowledge of supervisory and management techniques and principles. Knowledge of public health practices and principles. Knowledge of and skill in team development and team building. Communications skills (oral and written). Skill in using a computer, e-mail, Word, and Excel. Knowledge of budgeting techniques and principles. Knowledge of policy analysis and development process. Knowledge of and skill in-group process and group facilitation. Leadership, problem-solving and conflict resolution skills. Analytical, organizational and time management skills. Skills in establishing work priorities and handling a number of projects simultaneously. Skills in establishing and maintaining working relationships and working with diverse populations and cultures. Knowledge of program development and evaluation techniques and principles. Knowledge of quality improvement process and methods. Knowledge of occupational health and safety hazards and epidemiology. Skills in facilitating change.
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Tuberculosis experience preferred. A closely related master's degree desired.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:. An offer of employment will be contingent on passing a pre-employment physical exam and the selected candidate must pass a thorough background investigation.
UNION MEMBERSHIP: Positions in this classification will be presented by WSNA.
CLASS CODE: 8341 SEQUENCE NUMBER: 80-8341-2121
Tina M. Abbott, MSW
Recruitment & Retention Specialist
Public Health-Seattle & King County
999 Third Avenue, Suite 1230
Seattle, WA 98104
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