Program Manager - Nurse Family Partnership
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Employer: El Paso County
Located in: Colorado Springs, Colorado
Degree Required: Bachelors
Essential Job Functions
Responsible for the planning, implementation, and daily operations of the Nurse Family Partnership (NFP) Program. Develops and monitors budgets; collaborates and works closely with other programs and community agencies. Conducts supervisory and administrative duties.
- Utilizing the ten essential public health functions assesses the health issues relevant to the program areas and designs effective interventions. Implements, supervises, and establishes the goals and objectives of public health program services with guidance and consultation from the Division Director.
- Assesses program outcomes in relation to goals and objectives and transmits the assessment to the Division Director. Establishes and implements policies, procedures, and standards for efficient and effective operation and maintenance of programs. Monitors progress and directs changes in priorities and schedules as needed.
- Ensures program compliance with medical standards, local, State, and Federal regulations, the NFP model, and agency policies and procedures. Provides technical advice to the agency and the public in areas of expertise.
- Assigns, supervises, coordinates, and evaluates the work of staff maintaining consistency and compliance with the NFP service model. Determines staff workload, conducts performance evaluations, and assigns activities and evaluates work of interns and volunteers; participates in the hiring and disciplinary process.
- Performs educational functions on behalf of programs. Develops and implements educational programs for the community; makes presentations to community groups. Works with community groups and other agencies to form partnerships for the furtherance of public health programs and concepts.
- Assists in preparing preliminary budget documents for local and state agencies; establishes program priorities and budget needs, performs needs analysis, directs the purchasing of equipment and supplies, and actively seeks funding for desired programs activities. Coordinates with appropriate fiscal offices, program managers, and local health agencies and monitors state contracts and Memorandum of Understandings (MOU) for compliance. Assists in the application of grants, and ensures a program meets grant requirements.
- Participates in departmental emergency planning and response activities.
- Promotes public health within the community.
- Takes personal responsibility to provide exceptional customer service in order to promote and maintain a positive Public Health image, constructive working environment, and foster pride and professionalism in the workplace and community.
- Performs other duties as required.
- Bachelor's of Science degree in Nursing (BSN) required.
- Must be a current Colorado Registered Nurse in good standing.
- Minimum three (3) years experience in public health programs, community health services, or related field required.
- Minimum one (1) year of management, supervisory, or other demonstrated leadership experience required.
- Nurse Family Partnership training preferred.
- Experience with budget preparation.
- Knowledge of public health principles and practices.
- Ability to supervise, guide, train, and motivate employees.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, internal and external contacts, staff and management of local, State, and Federal agencies, and the general public.
- Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
- Ability to formulate plans, policies, and procedures.
- Skill in demonstrating a cooperative, professional attitude to cultivate relationships both within and outside the organization.
- Ability to communicate, motivate, and organize projects among a broad spectrum of personnel, frequently under deadline pressure.
- Skill in prioritizing and organizing multiple tasks and the ability to complete projects in a timely manner.
- Ability to respond in a flexible manner and reprioritize work as situations change.
- Ability to demonstrate sound judgment by taking appropriate action regarding questionable findings or concerns.
- Ability to identify problems and work creatively to resolve them, considering the impact of actions on Public Health. Ability to identify results of efforts and current or potential problems and develop and recommend corrective actions to supervisor.
- Knowledge and understanding of agency policies and procedures.
- Ability to write and maintain accurate records and reports to meet management objectives.
- Ability to maintain the security of sensitive and confidential information.
- Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
- Skilled in training and presentation.
- Ability to perform under pressure and when confronted with persons acting under stress.
- Skill in using a computer and various software packages including Microsoft Office.
- Maintain regular and punctual attendance.
- Must pass conditional post offer background investigation, motor vehicle record check, drug screen, and physical examination.
- Must possess and maintain a valid Colorado Driver's License.
- Must possess a current Colorado Nursing License.
- Must possess and maintain a valid CPR Certification.
Work environment may be noisy and include potential exposure to infections, blood, and contagious diseases; potential exposure to pets, second hand smoke, and other environmental hazards. Some travel may be required; work may be assigned in various locations. Must be able to safely lift and carry up to 25 pounds and bend at waist or knees to get down to child's level. Position must carry a cell phone and is on-call 24 hours per day 7 days per week. Public Health employees are responsible for providing proof of vaccinations and/or tuberculosis testing as applicable to the specific position and must provide proof of completion of required vaccinations/testing or proof of initiation within sixty (60) days of hire date.
This job announcement is not intended to be inclusive of all functions, responsibilities and qualifications associated with the position, however, representative of the essential job functions and typical criteria considered necessary to successfully perform the position.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE FILED ONLINE AT: http://www.elpasoco.com For inquiries please call: 719-520-7401.
Each applicant is considered only for the current vacancy indicated on your application. It is the responsibility of the applicant to monitor any future openings and to submit a separate application for each position. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Any new employee and rehires must provide documentation of authorization to work as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (PL99-603).
EL PASO COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Posted on 05/16/2019
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