• RN
  • Public health nurse consultant
Concord, NH
  • Day, 5x8 hr
  • Experienced
  • 15 Beds
  • New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services
Job Information

Job Description

Child Adolescent Health Clinical Coordinator/Public Health Nurse Consultant – This position is directly responsible for oversight over MCH’s child and adolescent clinical/public health initiatives and contractors funded by the Title V/MCH Block Grant. This position is newly revised and will be encouraged to strengthen and expand MCH’s work with stakeholders.

If you are If you are interested in applying for this position, please follow link to apply: https://das.nh.gov/jobsearch/ and search for Job ID: 19619.

Job Bonuses
Available Benefits
  • Health Insurance
  • Contribute to Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Holiday Pay
  • Paid Time Off
  • Nationwide
Agency Information

 ASTHO is the national nonprofit organization representing public health agencies in the United States, the U.S. Territories, and the District of Columbia, and over 100,000 public health professionals these agencies employ. ASTHO members, the chief health officials of these jurisdictions, formulate and influence sound public health policy and ensure excellence in state-based public health practice. ASTHO's primary function is to track, evaluate, and advise members on the impact and formation of public or private health policy which may affect them and to provide them with guidance and technical assistance on improving the nation's health.

FACILITY DESCRIPTION

The State of New Hampshire, Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health Services has a full time vacancy for Public Health Nurse Consultant.

SUMMARY: To provide clinical consultation, education and technical assistance to agencies, medical professionals, and the general public in order to promote the health and well-being of New Hampshire’s child and adolescent population.  The position strategically plans and collaborates with stakeholders for the purposes of implementing methods, procedures, policies and practices within the NH Division of Public Health, Maternal & Child Health Section, to advance child and adolescent focused efforts at the state and local levels. To carry out the responsibilities of the position, considerable expertise and knowledge in complex programs, community collaboration and systems development is necessary.  

 RESPONSIBILITIES: Performs needs assessments, plans, and implements and evaluates child/adolescent health initiatives on behalf of the Division of Public Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to ensure strategic programming which improve the health outcomes of the children/adolescents of New Hampshire. Develops, strengthens, and sustains community partnerships and promotes collaboration and coordination between programs across multiple systems (government, health, school/education, etc.).  Develops and recommends policies, procedures, standards, and guidelines in clinical care to ensure program excellence and agency compliance with state and federal regulations. Establishes, analyzes and revises goals and objectives for implemented programs and services. Monitors services provided by agencies which contract with the New Hampshire Division of Public Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Section for the purposes of supporting Child/Adolescent health.  This includes making site visits, and reviewing chart audits, statistical forms, proposals and End of the Year Reports to ensure program excellence and agency compliance with state and federal guidelines and regulations. Serves as the clinical Child/Adolescent Health liaison between the Maternal and Child Health Section and other state and federal offices, departments, agencies, committees and the contract agencies to enhance stakeholder collaboration and coordination of effort on issues related to child/adolescent health. Serves as a resource for clinical and technical child health information for contract agencies, other state, federal and local agencies, and the general public. Develops and conducts educational programs and in-service training for professional personnel in nursing, medicine, and allied health fields on topics related to child/adolescent health to update the level of knowledge among child/adolescent health care professionals. Coordinates the New Hampshire Child Fatality Program to identify trends and patterns of child deaths in New Hampshire.  Improves the quality and comprehensiveness of child fatality data by enhancing and integrating information obtained from autopsies, death Page 1 of 3 | June 2, 2021 scene investigations, death certificates, police reports, medical records, and other relevant sources.