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Occ. Code 1432100




New York State Department of Civil Service


Classification Standard




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 programs.




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.


Supervise subordinate staff.


Coordinate program activities with other agencies and with community groups.


Develop, implement, and evaluate health services education initiatives.


Perform HIV/AIDS Administrative duties.




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.


Date:  8/09

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.