Arkansas Government Job ADH Nursing Program Coordinator in Little Rock, Arkansas


The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) Nursing Program Coordinator is responsible for developing, implementing, and monitoring a specialized nursing program. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.

Typical Functions

Develops, implements, and monitors a specialized nursing program by researching and analyzing existing programs, trends, and practices. Prepares proposals for new programs and revisions of existing programs and training procedures. Evaluates clinical and staff activities to assess training needs. Plans and prepares training curriculum, informational materials, and training program evaluation. Disseminates and interprets laws, policies, and procedures governing specialized nursing programs. Researches legal and medical impact of unusual health care situations and nursing staff responsibility. Develops methodology to evaluate program cost and staff performance. Compiles program statistical data and prepares reports. Participates in program budget development. Provides work-related supervision to nursing staff by assigning and reviewing special projects and studies, orienting and training staff, and participating in evaluating the performance of incumbents. May perform nursing functions as needed. Performs other duties as assigned.

Special Job Dimensions

Occasional in-state travel is required.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills

Knowledge of professional nursing concepts, processes, and procedures. Knowledge of specialized nursing programs policies and procedures. Knowledge of clinical and administrative organizational techniques. Knowledge of federal and state laws and regulations governing the nursing program area. Ability to provide training and supervision of nursing staff on special project activities. Ability to assess impact and effectiveness of programs and services and to recommend corrective actions. Ability to develop and implement a specialized nursing program and provide training. Ability to understand, interpret, and apply federal and state laws and regulations pertaining to nursing program area. Ability to research, analyze, and evaluate information and prepare narrative reports.

Minimum Education and/or Experience

The formal education equivalent of a diploma, associate’s, or bachelor’s degree in nursing; plus three years of experience in nursing, including two years of supervisory experience as a nurse in public health.

Preferred Qualifications

Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Grants management, MOA and contract experience.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Must be licensed as a Registered Nurse by the Arkansas State Board of Nursing in accordance with ACA 17-87-301. Must possess a valid Arkansas driver’s license. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.

Agency Specific Information

**This Position will close at 11:59 pm on the closing date listed.

Hiring Official- J. Martin

This office only accepts completed applications, resumes and relevant transcripts to determine minimum qualifications. Applicants should present other documents to the hiring official upon interview, if applicable.

If you are a Veteran, Disable Veteran or a Surviving Spouse of a Deceased Veteran and remains unmarried at the time you are seeking preference and you are a citizen and resident of this state you shall be entitled to employment preference in a position over other applicants after meeting substantially equal qualifications. Please submit the DD-214 and other official documentation to the address below.


All Applicants must submit complete and accurate information and complete the application form according to instructions. List all prior work experience, including military service, beginning with your most recent employment. Applicants are encouraged to attach an original written resume to supplement their application or a paper addendum for additional work history section of the application. You may include volunteer or unpaid work as part of your work history; however, you should include the number of hours per week which you performed these duties.

When submitting your State Application, you may refer to your resume for the Employment History if your resume includes all the information requested in the Employment History section of the state application (month and year employment began and ended, weekly hours worked, etc.).

Please complete the Work History section of the application, even if you are including a resume. Incomplete applications will NOT be processed.

All ADH applicants must complete a drug screen and background check if applicable. Direct Deposit is required for employment according to Act 1887 of 2005.

Human Resources Office- Recruitment Section 4815 W Markham St., Slot 26 Little Rock, AR 72205-3867 Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday thru Friday Fax No. 501-661-2675**