Louisiana Department of State Civil Service REGISTERED NURSE SUPERVISOR B in United States

REGISTERED NURSE SUPERVISOR B

Salary

$4,741.00 - $8,949.00 Monthly

Location

Homer, LA

Job Type

Classified

Department

DOC-David Wade Correctional Center

Job Number

414-18-040

Closing

12/27/2018 11:59 PM Central

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Supplemental Information

Louisiana Department of

Public Safety & Corrections – Corrections Services

DAVID WADE CORRECTIONAL CENTER

Homer, LA

www.doc.louisiana.gov

THIS POSITION WILL BE FILLED BY NEW HIRE,

or PROMOTION OF A PERMANENT CLASSIFIED EMPLOYEE OF

LOUISIANA STATE GOVERNMENT (State Employee).

This position is for night shift (5 P.M. TO 5 A.M.)

The selected employee may be required to serve a trial Detail prior to being permanently promoted.

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

License or temporary permit should be listed under the "Certificates and Licenses" section of the application.

Failure to provide licensure information may result in the disqualification of your application.

An attached resume will not replace a completed application. <<<<

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

This is a 24 hour facility.

Any degree, certificate, special license, or DD-214 must be verified by official documentation prior to hire.

Applicants may be required to work shift work.

This Agency is a Drug Free Workplace.

The Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections - Corrections Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based on any non-merit factor including disability.

Candidate Display Status:

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. 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 information about this job posting contact:

Sara Carmena

David Wade Correctional Center

Human Resources Department

(318) 927-0416

Fax: (225) 342-5968

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Possession of a valid Louisiana license or temporary permit to practice professional nursing plus four 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.

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 provide supervision of nursing services either in a clinical, educational, or programmatic setting.

LEVEL OF WORK:

Supervisor.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

General from an RN Manager or other higher level personnel.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:

Direct over lower level registered nurse supervisors, paraprofessional and/or professional personnel.

LOCATION OF WORK:

Statewide.

JOB DISTINCTIONS:

Differs from RN Supervisor A by serving as a second line supervisor.

Differs from RN Manager by the absence of serving as the manager of a department, unit, or facility.

See allocation criteria memo.

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.

Provides second line supervision of nursing services in a clinical, educational, or programmatic setting.

Provides specialized nursing care, i.e. ventilative care, special equipment, triage, or multiple system failures, etc.

Schedules and assigns staff commensurate with patient care needs.

Plans and directs nursing services for assigned areas and coordinates activities with other departments.

Evaluates patient care practices according to established standards and implements quality assurance methods to insure that standards are met.

Participates in research to establish and update standards of nursing practice.

Assists with determining suitable organizational structure and staffing requirements for assigned nursing areas, including professional and nonprofessional employees.

Develops and interprets to other professional and nonprofessional staff area operation policies, procedures and standards of care in accordance with overall hospital and accreditation committee policies.

Reviews staffing roster for assigned areas to ensure adequate nursing coverage of professional and nonprofessional staff.

Assists in identifying needs for in service education and arranges for staff to participate.

Serves on various committees such as, Nursing Policy and Procedure Committee, patient safety, quality assurance, and utilization review.

Supervises the ordering of medical supplies and materials for assigned services.

May serve on committee for interviewing and hiring of nursing personnel and make recommendations concerning hiring.

Initiates or responds to various codes; supervises staff to assure that proper procedure is followed.

May in absence of manager, director, and assistant director assume responsibility for supervision of entire nursing department within a facility.

May during weekends, holidays, and after hours assume responsibility for supervision of entire hospital/facility including overall supervision of other departments.

When necessary acts as liaison with families, other facilities, law enforcement agencies concerning patients' admission, discharge, transfer, etc.

Assists instructors with affiliating registered nurse students in patient selection.

PUBLIC HEALTH OPTION:

Serves as supervisor of a large metropolitan parish health unit in establishing short and long- term goals and work planning for any OPH program.

Supervises activities of specific clinics to ensure that patients receive needed services, program requirements are maintained, and appropriate follow-up appointments and treatment are provided.

Serves as technical and consultative Nurse Family Partnership (NFP) expert for multi-site or teams.

Supervises and directs activities of multiple NFP sites including nursing and support staff to ensure that patients receive needed services, program requirements are met and maintained, and appropriate follow-up is provided. Serves as a liaison between assigned NFP teams, statewide NFP management and National NFP personnel.

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

Develops and evaluates staffing patterns and clinic schedules to ensure maximum staff utilization.

Assesses performance and efficiency of public health nursing personnel. Plans and evaluates performance and participates in disciplinary actions.

Provides counseling of employees on performance-related issues. Identifies continuing education needs of staff and provides for in-service instruction on public health program requirements, policies and procedures.

Analyzes statistical data in program activities, caseload and program effectiveness to provide specialized training.

Supervises and/or provides care coordination and follow-up of services. Informs families about community resources, supervises and/or provides home visits. Serves as a collaborative resource for services available.

Collaborates with parish, regional and statewide personnel in planning, developing and implementing general and specialized program guidelines and recommendations. Represents OPH and the public health nursing profession to community groups.

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

Plans, coordinates, implements, evaluates, and communicates public health information, roles, capacities, and legal authority to all parish health unit staff and partners involved with emergency response on a parish level.

Supervises, educates, and provides professional nursing care in response to emergency situations in the community and statewide. Responds to emergencies and public health/bioterrorist threats on a 24-hour basis.