Registered Nurse 1, 2, or 3 Job Listing at Louisiana Department of State Civil Service in Saint Gabriel, LA (Job ID ldoscs-174086)

Louisiana Department of State Civil Service

Location: Saint Gabriel, LA
Application deadline: None
Type: Not specified
Career Level: Not specified
Salary Range: Not specified
Number of Jobs: 1
Relocation Available: No
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Job Title: Registered Nurse 1, 2, or 3
Agency: DOC-Elayn Hunt Correctional Center
Opening Date: Thu. 07/09/09
Closing Date/Time: Continuous
State Salary Range: Depends on Qualifications
Agency Hiring Range: Min: Max:
Job Type: Classified
Location: St. Gabriel, Louisiana

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QualificationsBenefitsSupplemental Questions

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Possession of a valid Louisiana license or temporary permit to practice professional nursing.

Supplemental Information:

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***This position has a Special Entrance Rate at each level***

***Registered Nurse 1 has an SER of $4120.13 per month.***
***Registered Nurse 2 has an SER of $4409.60 per month.***
***Registered Nurse 3 has an SER of $4718.13 per month.***
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As part of a Career Progression Group, vacancies may be filled from this recruitment as aRegistered Nurse 1, 2, or 3depending on the level of experience of the selected applicant(s).The maximum salary foraRegistered Nurse 3is$75,442.00.Please refer to the ‘Job Specifications’ tab located at the top of the LA Careers ‘Current Job Opportunities’ page of the Civil Service website for specific information on salary ranges, minimum qualifications and job concepts for each level.
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. Your application to this vacancy is active for 180 days. Afterthis time frame you must re-apply to be considered for vacancies.

There is no Civil Service test required for this vacancy.

Current license or temporary permitshould be listedunderthe ''Certificates and Licenses'' sectionof the application.
***Failure to provide licensure information may result in the disqualification of your application.***
If a paper application is submitted, the Supplemental Questionswhich coincide with the job posting must be answered and attached to the application.

This position maybe filledby either a Probational orPromotional appointment.

This is a 24 hour facility. Any degree, certificate, special license, or DD 214 must be verified by official documentation prior to hire. This Agency is a Drug Free Workplace.

Applicants can check the status of their application at any time by selecting the ‘Application Status’ link after logging into their account.Below are the most common status messages and their meanings.

Application Status Message
What it Means

Application received
Your application has been submitted successfully.

Checking for required test score
We are making sure you have an active, passing score for the required written test.

Evaluating experience
Your application is being reviewed by Human Resources to ensure you meet the minimum qualifications for the position.

Eligible for consideration
You are among a group of applicants who MAY be selected for the position.

Referred to hiring manager for review
Your application has been delivered to the hiring manager.You may or may not be called for an interview.

Position filled
Someone has been selected for the position.

Position cancelled
The agency has decided not to fill the position.
There is no guarantee that everyone whoapplies to this posting will be interviewed.The hiring supervisor/manager has 90 days from the closing date of the announcement to make a hiring decision.Specific information about this job will be provided to you in the interview process, should you be selected.
For further information about this vacancy contact:
Leigh Anne Faber (225) 319-4535
Elayn Hunt Correctional Center
Human Resources Department
Job Concepts:

FUNCTION OF WORK:

To provide basic professional nursing care to patients and/or clients.

LEVEL OF WORK:

Entry.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

Close from a Registered Nurse Supervisor A or B, but may receive supervision from other higher level personnel.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:

None.

LOCATION OF WORK:

Statewide.

JOB DISTINCTIONS:

Differs from Registered Nurse 2 by the absence of full performance level duties and the presence of close supervision.
Examples of Work:

EXAMPLES BELOW ARE A BRIEF SAMPLE OF COMMON DUTIES ASSOCIATED WITH THIS JOB TITLE. NOT ALL POSSIBLE TASKS ARE INCLUDED.

Performs professional nurse duties that may include administration of blood and blood components, I.V. medications, parenteral nutrition, central line therapy, etc., under the close supervision of a registered nurse of a higher level.

Assists in development of nursing plan of care for patients in assigned units.

Makes regular patient rounds to observe and assess patients'' physical conditions and behaviors and records observations on patients'' charts.

Receives and fulfills physicians'' instructions regarding patient care and transmits orders, as needed, to other departments.

Assists physicians with patient examinations and records patients'' mental and physical health histories.

Assists in emergency code situations.
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nstructs and educates patients in health and hygiene procedures and in self- administration of prescribed medications.
Admits patients or receives patients following admission to a medical facility.

Executes operating room nursing care plan. Scrubs and circulates on routine surgical procedures.

PUBLIC HEALTH OPTION:

Provides nursing care to individuals, families, and communities in public health program clinics, shelters, and any other sites designated for public health services.

Conducts nursing assessments of patients by obtaining complete health histories. Obtains Pap Smears, blood samples, and other specimens for analysis; interprets laboratory results and reports findings to supervisor.

Administers immunizations and other medications.Participates on Immunization Response Teams.

Provides environmental health nursing and risk assessments, under direct supervision and in collaboration with environmental health personnel and regional/state epidemiologists, for exposure to environmental risks and disease outbreaks.

Conducts home visits, under direct supervision (e.g., environmental risk appraisal, monitoring tuberculosis patients, assessment of maternity patients and newborns, or providing support on child abuse and sudden infant death cases).

Participates and collaborates with Disease Intervention Specialist (DIS) in the contact investigation, treatment, and education of individuals infected with communicable diseases.

Participates in all-hazards emergency preparedness, in the staffing of Medical Special Needs Shelters (MSNS), points of dispensation (POD), and evacuation triage on a 24 hour basis.

Ensures emergency care equipment is available within the parish health unit.

Responds to emergencies and public health/bioterrorist threats on a 24-hour basis.

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