ADOPTED - DECEMBER 14, 2010
Agenda Item No. 29
Introduced by the Human Services, County Services and Finance Committees of the:
INGHAM COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH A 1.0 FTE PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE IN CHILDREN’S SPECIAL HEALTHCARE SERVICES
WHEREAS, Children’s Special Health Care Services (CSHCS) is a program for children with special health care needs and their families funded by Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH); and
WHEREAS, Ingham County Health Department’s CSHCS program is currently staffed by 1.0 FTE Public Health Nurse; and
WHEREAS, MDCH recommends that local CSHCS programs be staffed by two 1.0 FTE registered nurses; and
WHEREAS, MDCH increased the base grant for CSHCS in FY2011; and
WHEREAS, there is excellent potential for increased revenue generation in addition to the CSHCS base grant; and
WHEREAS, adding a 1.0 FTE Public Health Nurse will enable enhanced services for children and families enrolled in CSHCS; and
WHEREAS, the increased base grant along with increased revenue generated from case management, plans of care, and care coordination will fully fund a 1.0 FTE Public Health Nurse.
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Ingham County Board of Commissioners establishes an additional 1.0 FTE Public Health Nurse position in the CSHCS program.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the position shall be posted immediately.
HUMAN SERVICES: Yeas: McGrain, Tennis, Koenig, Vickers
Nays: None Absent: Davis, Nolan Approved 12/6/10
COUNTY SERVICES: Yeas: Copedge, Schor, Celentino, Grebner, McGrain, Vickers
Nays: None Absent: None Approved 12/7/10
FINANCE: Yeas: Grebner, Tennis, Bahar-Cook, Schor, Holman, Dougan
Nays: None Absent: None Approved 12/8/10