Louisiana Department of State Civil Service Registered Nurse Director of Nursing B in United States

Registered Nurse Director of Nursing B

Salary

$6,649.00 - $12,553.00 Monthly

Location

Pineville, LA

Job Type

Classified

Department

LDH-Office for Citizens with Development Disabilities

Job Number

PSSC 18-65

Closing

6/25/2018 11:59 PM Central

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Position is located with PINECREST SUPPORTS & SERVICES CENTER Nursing Dept.

Shift: 8AM – 4:30PM Pass Days: Sat. & Sun.

List ALL prior employment - INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED!

This position may be filled by Probation, Promotion, Demotion, or Lateral Transfer. Preference may be given to permanent classified employees of Pinecrest Supports and Services Center.

No Civil Service test score 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. Applicants are responsible for checking the status of their application to determine where they are in the recruitment process by selecting the 'Applications' link after logging into their account. Below are the most common status messages and their meanings.

Application received - Your application has been submitted successfully.

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

Minimum Qualification Review – See History – Click the History link for the results of your application review. Passing candidates will designate as "Pass". Failing candidates will designate as "Fail".

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

Eligible Pending Supplemental Qualification Review - Only candidates meeting the supplemental qualification will be eligible for referral.

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 canceled - The agency has decided not to fill the position.

The State of Louisiana only accepts online applications. Paper applications will not be accepted. Computer access is available at your local library, at local Louisiana Workforce Commission Business Career Solutions Centers, and at the State Civil Service Testing and Recruiting Center at 5825 Florida Boulevard, Room 1070, Baton Rouge, LA 70806. If you require an ADA accommodation, please contact our office at (225) 925-1911 or Toll Free: (866) 783-5462 during business hours for additional assistance.

(Please note: Libraries and LWC centers cannot provide in-depth assistance to applicants with limited computer skills; therefore, we suggest that such applicants have someone with computer proficiency accompany them to these facilities to assist with the computer application process. Also, no State Civil Service employees are housed at the libraries or LWC centers to answer specific questions about the hiring process. Such questions should be directed to the State Civil Service Testing and Recruiting Center at the phone numbers above or by visiting the office on Florida Blvd. where assistance is available. Information is also provided on our job seeker website at https://jobs.civilservice.louisiana.gov/).

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

For further information about this vacancy contact:

Robert L. Jones

Pinecrest Supports & Services Center

100 Pinecrest Drive

Pineville, Louisiana 71360

Robert.Jones@la.gov

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

General Option:

Possession of a valid Louisiana license or temporary permit to practice professional nursing plus six years of professional nursing experience.

SUBSTITUTIONS:

A baccalaureate degree in nursing will substitute for one year of the required experience.

A master's degree in nursing or public health will substitute for one year of the required experience.

Specialized degrees less than a doctorate will substitute for a maximum of one year of the required experience.

A doctorate in nursing or public health will substitute for two years of the required experience.

Specialized degrees will substitute for a maximum of two years of the required experience.

Public Health Option:

Possession of a valid Louisiana license or temporary permit to practice professional nursing plus a master's degree in nursing or public health and six years of professional nursing experience.

SUBSTITUTIONS:

A doctorate in nursing or public health will substitute for two years of the required experience.

NOTE:

Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies: the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; the New England Association of Schools and Colleges; the Higher Learning Commission; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

Job Concepts

FUNCTION OF WORK:

To direct all nursing services within a facility or to serve as the director of all statewide public health nursing components for all public health programs.

LEVEL OF WORK:

Administrator.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

General from a Registered Nurse of a higher level or other higher level personnel.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:

Direct line over RN Assistant Directors of Nursing, Registered Nurse Managers, Supervisors, and lower level personnel.

LOCATION OF WORK:

Statewide.

JOB DISTINCTIONS:

Differs from RN Director of Nursing A by the size of the facility, supervisory, and/or programmatic responsibilities.

See allocation criteria memo for details.

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.

Directs all nursing care services within a facility.

Provides for nursing administration on all shifts.

Establishes nursing objectives, philosophy, and goals.

Participates in instructional planning as a member of executive management.

Collaborates with nursing school representative to organize clinical experience of students.

Appoints committees and/or committee members.

Conducts head nurse and supervisor meetings.

Reacts to committee minutes, reports, and directives.

Prepares periodic reports on the status of nursing care.

Recommends policy and/or procedure change to administration and/or medical staff.

Conducts research as it relates to nursing interventions and implements new nursing processes.

Develops and maintains a current Master Staffing Plan.

Maintains, implements, and updates written organizational plans.

Formulates nursing budget request; administers budget by reviewing reports and reacting to feedback and procedures.

Assures that policies and procedures are consistent with hospital and medical staff policies and procedures.

Functions as liaison required between medical staff and nursing department.

Establishes standards of nursing care and performance of all personnel within the nursing department.

Assures competency of nursing personnel through an ongoing evaluation process.

Formulates, reviews, and revises policies and procedures as indicated.

Formulates methodology for evaluating and assuring quality of nursing care.

Coordinates interdepartmental relationships and interviews, assesses, and hires personnel.

PUBLIC HEALTH OPTION:

Plans, organizes, directs, implements, and evaluates the nursing component for public health emergency situations, emerging public health issues and threats affecting the health and environment of the statewide community-at-large.

Plans, organizes, directs, implements, and evaluates the policies and procedures affecting the public health nursing component of all public health programs, statewide.

Assesses needs for additional nursing services and personnel for generalized or specialized programs; develops or revises programs to increase effectiveness; assigns personnel; prepares policies, operational procedures and nursing guidelines for the specific programs; and coordinates, monitors and provides managerial and professional consultation and evaluates effectiveness of programs and personnel.

Provides leadership and consultation to Federal, State, and local committees.

Plans, organizes, directs, implements, monitor, and evaluate the Continuing Education Nursing, Continuing Medical Education and Continuous Quality Improvement Program for the Office of Public Health.

Collects, complies, and analyzes a wide variety of statistics and reports to evaluate the effectiveness, accessibility, and quality of health services.

Discusses, explains, and advises official bodies and civic, private or public agencies regarding community health issues, outbreaks, and national health objectives.

Provides comprehensive nursing administration and the response to emergencies and public health/bioterrorist threats on 24-hour basis.