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Occ. Code 1432100
COORDINATOR HEALTH SERVICES EDUCATION, M-2
York State Department of Civil Service
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF CLASS
The Coordinator Health Services Education coordinates,
develops, evaluates, and implements HIV/AIDS and various infectious disease
health services education programs within the Department of Correctional
Services (DOCS) as part of the Quality Improvement Program education
initiative, which serves inmates and staff.
This position is only classified in the Main Office
of DOCS. All incumbents at DOCS assist in the total care and confinement of
inmates sentenced to the custody of the Department and perform various duties
and functions in conjunction with the overall operation of a facility and/or
location to which they are assigned.
COORDINATOR HEALTH SERVICES EDUCATION: supervisory; one position class; manages and
coordinates the Continuing Improvement Program education programs; and
coordinates HIV services provided by community groups and other agencies with DOCS
Mental Hygiene Education Programs Coordinator develops
guidelines, plans, policies, and strategies for educational programs for
children and adolescents diagnosed with mental illness and assists in the
development of budget requests.
Coordinate and monitor DOCS HIV/AIDS Continuous
Quality Improvement Program and other health related training initiatives.
- Review facilities compliance with the
Continuous Quality Improvement Program and with other program
- Ensure programs meet appropriate standards as
determined through the Continuous Quality Improvement Steering Committee.
- Maintain accurate records, meeting minutes and
the Departments HIV special provider credentials database.
- Chair HIV Steering Committee and coordinate HIV
Guidelines Committee and Quality Improvement Committee.
- Provide guidance and technical direction to
Infection Control Nurses, facility health care managers and service
- Develop DOCS policies and procedures for
HIV/AIDS related health care training.
Supervise subordinate staff.
- Provide supervision, guidance, and oversight to
subordinate staff, and intervene and resolve problems as necessary.
- Determine and oversee staff assignments.
- Approve leave and tracks time and attendance.
- Review, monitor, and evaluate staff
- Complete performance evaluations.
- Identify training needs and arrange for
provision of training.
- Manage and direct program activities by setting
priorities and deadlines.
Coordinate program activities with other agencies and
with community groups.
- Coordinate HIV/AIDS Committee and special
projects work with the Department of Health Aids Institute and with other
- Work with community organizations and agencies
to access, evaluate, develop, and promote inmate education programs.
- Represent the interests of DOCS HIV Program
planning group to the Criminal Justice Committee.
- Coordinate HIV Hotline service for inmates.
- Ensure access for inmates receiving services
from Department of Health contractors or direct care staff.
Develop, implement, and evaluate health services
- Review staff adherence to health services and
other mandated educational requirements, reporting deficiencies to
- Coordinate with community agencies and groups
efforts to assess, promote, and evaluate inmate education programs.
- Manage and evaluate the Albany Medical
Centers Teleconference Education Initiative developed
for inmates and staff.
- Plan, develop, implement, and evaluate health
service education programs for DOCS staff.
- Review curricula and provide technical
assistance for the Nurse Education Unit.
Perform HIV/AIDS Administrative duties.
- Provide coverage for Nursing Bureau and Director
of Nursing during absences.
- Provide quarterly reports, updating DOCS Health
Services Administration HIV/AIDS, Quality Improvement Program and
mandatory staff education and special credentialing program requirements.
- Attend Infection Control Unit meetings to update
staff on progress and new HIV/AIDS treatment developments.
- Attend regional DOCS meetings necessary for
enhance staff HIV/AIDS education programs.
- Review and disseminate to DOCS HIV/AIDS
literature and reports.
- Identify and monitor HIV/AIDS counseling and
Open Competitive: possession of a New York State Registered Nurse License and current
registration; and graduation from a baccalaureate program in nursing and four
years of full-time clinical nursing experience (obtained after receipt of a
registered nurse's license) with patients, of whom 35% or more had been
diagnosed with an infectious disease or HIV/AIDS. Two years of this experience
must have involved administration and supervision of a staff of clinical health
professionals. Completion of a Master's or Doctoral Degree program in nursing
may be substituted for one year of the required clinical nursing experience.
NOTE: Classification Standards illustrate the nature,
extent and scope of duties and responsibilities of the classes they describe.
Standards cannot and do not include all of the work that might be appropriately
performed by a class. The minimum qualifications above are those which were
required for appointment at the time the Classification Standard was written.
Please contact the Division of Staffing Services for current information on
minimum qualification requirements for appointment or examination.