Nursing Consultant (Legal & Disciplinary)
Location: Professional Licensing Boards, Registered Nurses, 237 Coliseum Drive, Macon, Georgia 31217-3858
Hiring Salary Range: $25.00 - $30.00
September 24, 2013
Postmarked by December 31, 2013
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES
This is a contract hourly position which is under general supervision, serves as Professional Consultant regarding the development, administration and management of the disciplinary process for the assigned boards. Provides monitoring and guidance to licensees subject to disciplinary actions. Disseminates information to various groups regarding the law/practice, acts and disciplinary issues. Represents the board at selected state and national meetings. Supervises other professional and clerical staff in the complaint/compliance area.
*Review and evaluate complaints.
*Investigate allegations of Nurse Practice Act violations.
*Ensures sufficient evidence has been obtained through the investigative process.
*Supervise the processing of Board decisions.
*Prepare complex investigative reports for Board review and decision.
*Maintain integrity of documents/reports and other evidence to be used for hearing purposes.
*Provide expert testimony on nursing clinical and regulatory matters.
*Provide external educational training related to the Nurse Practice Act and general provisions governing nursing practice.
*Provide information regarding the progress of licensee subject to disciplinary actions.
*Completes surveys and inquiries relating to practices and research from other boards of nursing, councils and/or individuals, as requested.
Completion of a course of study equivalent to a Bachelors of Science Degree in Nursing. A minimum of 5 years of experience as a registered nurse, and a minimum of 2 years including supervisory, teaching or consultative experience. Must have the ability to produce quality written documents, knowledge of clinical nursing and the Nurse Practice Act, ability to present and disseminate accurate information to the public, critical thinking in the investigative process, thorough understanding of the investigative process and techniques, knowledge of administrative proceedings and administrative law, critical thinking abilities to formulate complex issues, problems and solutions, priority setting/time management skills, high level writing skill, clear and concise. High level interviewing and fact finding skills, high level investigative skills. Must have the ability to manage multiple projects, cases with diverse subject matter and the skill in computer operation to input data, documents and review case records.
REQUIRED LICENSE: Current license to practice as a registered professional nurse in the State of Georgia.
Masters degree in Nursing or previous experience in nursing regulation and/or legal nurse consulting.
Position will remain open until filled. All qualified applicants will be considered, but may not necessarily receive an interview. Only applicant selected for interviews will receive a letter of the position status.
Applicants may send one State of Georgia Application and/or their resume to:*
Secretary of State/Human Reources Office
2 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, S.E.
Suite 820, Floyd West Tower
Atlanta, GA 30334
This position is open to current Secretary of State employees and external applicants.
*If you have a disability and require assistance to
apply for this position, please call (404) 656-5551 or the Georgia Relay
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