NURSING ASSISTANT 1-2 Job Listing at Louisiana Department of State Civil Service in Pineville, LA (Job ID ldoscs-593018)

Louisiana Department of State Civil Service

Location: Pineville, LA
Application deadline: None
Type: Not specified
Career Level: Entry Level
Salary Range: Not specified
Number of Jobs: 1
Relocation Available: No
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Job Title: NURSING ASSISTANT 1-2
Agency: Huey P Long Medical Center
Opening Date: Thu. 01/31/13
Closing Date/Time: Continuous
State Salary Range: Depends on Qualifications
Agency Hiring Range: Min: Max:
Job Type: Classified
Location: Pineville, Louisiana

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MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Six months of experience or training in patient care work.

SUBSTITUTIONS:
Graduation from an accredited professional registered or practical nursing program may be substituted for all of the required experience.

Possession of a valid Certified Nursing Assistant certificate will substitute for all of the required experience.

Completion of a medical assistant training program may be substituted for the required experience on a month for month basis.

Graduation from an accredited Emergency Medical Technician Program may be substituted for all of the required experience.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:
Positions at facilities receiving certain Medicaid or Medicare funds require that applicants possess a valid Certified Nursing Assistant certificate as required by federal mandate.
Supplemental Information:
OFFER OF EMPLOYMENT IS CONTINGENT UPON APPLICANT SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETING A DRUG AND BACKGROUND SCREENING

The qualified applicant pool generated from this continuous announcement will be used to fill multiple vacancies.

Must be able to work rotating shifts and pass days.

As part of a career progression group, this position may be filled as a Nursing Assistant 1 or Nursing Assistant 2 depending on the level of experience of the selected applicant. The maximum salary range for the Nursing Assistant 2 is $33,488. Please refer to the "Job Specifications" tab located at the top of the La Careers "Current Job Opportunities" page for specific information on salary ranges, minimum qualification requirements and job concepts for each level.

No Civil Service test is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.To apply for this vacancy, click on the "apply" link above and complete an electronic application which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities.

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For further information about this vacancy, contact Janice Bullitt, Human Resources, Huey P. Long Medical Center, P.O. Box 5352, Pineville, LA71361. Our office number is (318) 473-6295.

Job Concepts:
Function of Work:
To perform routine sub professional nursing duties in the care and comfort of patients.

Level of Work:
Experienced.

Supervision Received:
General from a Registered Nurse, Practical Nurse-Licensed, Nursing Assistant 2, or other higher level personnel.

Supervision Exercised:
None.

Location of Work:
May be used by all state agencies.

Job Distinctions:
Differs from Nursing Assistant 2 by the absence of responsibility for more advanced duties and the absence of lead worker responsibilities.

Differs from Nursing Unit Aide by the presence of responsibility for performance of sub professional nursing duties.
Examples of Work:
Measures temperature, pulse, respiration, blood pressure, height and weight; records in patients medical record.

May assist with documenting admission of new patients on medical record.

Provides care to patients such as ambulating, feeding, bathing, positioning and lifting.

May sterilize equipment and supplies.

Distributes clean linen, washes, dries, sorts, folds, and stores patients clothing.

Collects, labels and transports laboratory specimens as assigned.
Collects and files diagnostic test results.

Observes patients condition and reports any changes to charge nurse.

Transports patients to examinations, clinics, or recreational sites.

May be required to provide care to patients with infectious diseases.

Cleans rooms and changes bed linens.

Performs procedures such as enemas and skin care as directed by a professional nurse.

Performs all duties that may be performed by the unit aide.

Successfully completes training programs such as CPR, First Aid, infection control, infectious disease,and/or programs that maintain hospital standards such as quality control, safety issues, andJCAHO requirements.

Maintains any necessary certifications.

Work may involve shift work.

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