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Registered Nurse 1-3

Company: State of Louisiana
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Supplemental Information

CLSSC-05/24/22RN3-SG

Position is located withCentral Louisiana Supports and Services Center

Registered Nurse vacancies may be filled from this recruitment at any of the following three levels:

Registered Nurse 1-3 SER

Registered Nurse 1 $2387.20

Registered Nurse 2 $ 2554.40

Registered Nurse 3 $2733.60

Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) implement a premium pay rate of up to $5.00 per hour the the hours worked.

Shift Differential & Longevity

2nd Shift Evenings Weekends/Holidays $3.25 (2:00pm - 10:30pm)

3rd Shift Nights Weekends/Holidays $3.00 ( 10:00pm - 6:30pm)

Longevity( for the hours worked only)

6 months to less than 3 years $1.00

3 years to less than 6 years $1.50

6 years to less than 10 years $1.75

10 years to less than 15 years $2.25

15 years or greater $2.50

No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.

List ALL prior employment -you will not be qualified based on job title alone, you must describe your actual duties.INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOTBE CONSIDERED!

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. Applicants are responsible for checking the status of their application to determine where they are in the recruitment process. Further status message information is located under the Information section of the Current Job Opportunities page.

* Resumes WILL NOT be accepted in lieu of completed education and experience sections on your application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete.*

Resumes will not be accepted and should not be attached.

PLEASE REVIEW YOUR APPLICATION TO MAKE SURE IT IS CURRENT. Failure to provide your qualifying work experience may result in your application not being considered

There is no guarantee that everyone who applies to this posting will be interviewed.

For further information about this vacancy contact:

Deana Frederick

Central Louisiana Supports and Services Center

5400 Coliseum Blvd

Alexandria, LA 71306

318-487-5026

Deana.Frederick@la.gov Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Possession of a valid Louisiana license or temporary permit to practice professional nursing or a multi-state license issued by a Nursing Licensure Compact (NLC/eNLC) state.

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 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.

Instructs 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.

Keywords: State of Louisiana, Alexandria , Registered Nurse 1-3, Healthcare , Alexandria, Louisiana

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