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Job Information
Job Reference ID:  57413 
Grade:  N2 
Posted Date:  07/23/2020 
Close Date:  07/30/2020 
Job Description


Your Partner For A Stronger Arizona


DES works with families, community organizations, advocates and state and federal partners to realize our collective vision that every child, adult, and family in Arizona will be safe and economically secure.


Our Mission is to make Arizona stronger by helping Arizonans reach their full potential through temporary assistance for those in need, and care for the vulnerable.



4000 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85012


Job Summary:  The Department of Economic Security Division of Developmental Disabilities is seeking an experienced and highly motivated individual to join our team as a Nursing Manager. This position is responsible for planning, implementing, and managing the Nurse Case Management Program consisting of nurses reporting directly to this position. This position monitors program performance to assure conformance with rules and regulations per Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS), and Division policy. The program services include health care monitoring with a focus on preventative health care, health education, and discharge planning. This position reviews and responds to member complaints, grievances, and unusual incident reports (UIR) as related to Health Care Services (HCS).


Job Duties:

·       Develops, implements, manages, and evaluates a system that provides for community nursing support to developmentally disabled members; assists in development of policy and procedure of program; assumes regional nursing responsibility for District

·       Assigns caseloads, monitors work activities, nursing assessments, skilled nursing hours, conducts meetings, and provides assistance in resolving conflicts; responsible for recruitment, hiring, retention, and evaluation of work performance of employees; conducts training seminars and statewide nurse meetings

·       Provides health education to staff and telephone triage or on-site in the community for acute problems; responsible for team building and coordination of work between Support Coordinators, Nurses, and other community partners

·       Provide medical assistance and attend District meetings as needed


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities/Qualifications/Requirements:

·       Knowledge in 1) Developmentally disabled nursing theory and practice; 2) Community health care service and resources; 3) Department of Economic Security, Developmental Disabilities policies, AHCCCS rules, health plan regulations, 42-Code of Federal Regulations and Arizona Revised Statutes; 4) All aspects of health care management

·       Skilled in 1) Primary skills acquired during formal nursing education; 2) Management, supervision, and teaching; 3 Oral and written communication; 4) Group facilitation and team building; 5) Conflict resolution

·       Ability to 1) Be assertive and accountable for own actions; 2) Self-managed and organized; 3) Responsive; 4) Proactive and solution-oriented

·       Candidate is required at time of appointment: possession of current license or temporary permit to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Arizona; within six (6) months from date of hire, candidate must possess a current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Arizona

·       Requires a valid State-issued driver’s license

·       Arizona Level 1 Clearance Card is required

·       Candidates for this position shall be subject to a search of the Child Protective Services Central Registry pursuant to A.R.S. 8-804

·       Successfully complete the Electronic Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify), applicable to all newly hired state employees

·       Successfully pass background and reference check; employment is contingent upon completion of the above-mentioned process and the Agency’s ability to reasonably accommodate any restrictions


We offer a competitive benefits package that is unmatched by the private sector. This includes a full health package, paid time off, 10 holidays per year, Tuition Reimbursement, Ride Share, Public Transit Subsidy, and much more.


Interested? Apply today at For questions about this career opportunity, please call (928) 637-0916. Requests for accommodation(s) can be made by calling this number or by clicking this link to access the ADA Job Board.


Equal Opportunity Employer/Program: Under Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI and VII), and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and Title II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) of 2008; the Department prohibits discrimination in admissions, programs, services, activities, or employment based on race, color, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics and retaliation. To request this document in alternative format or for further information about this policy, contact your local office; TTY/TDD Services: 7-1-1. Free language assistance for DES services is available upon request.


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Hourly Rate:  $0.00 / per hour  Salary:  $54,845.44-86,582.95 


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