Louisiana Department of State Civil Service PRACTICAL NURSE--LICENSED 1-3 in Angie, Louisiana

PRACTICAL NURSE--LICENSED 1-3

Salary

$1,946.53 - $3,659.00 Monthly

$11.23 - $21.11 Hourly

$1,946.53 - $3,659.00 Monthly

Location

Angie, LA

Angie, LA

Job Type

Classified

Department

DOC-Rayburn Correctional Center

Job Number

416-16-032

Closing

12/11/2016 11:59 PM Central

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Supplemental Information

Louisiana Department of

Public Safety & Corrections –

Corrections Services

RAYBURN CORRECTIONAL CENTER

Angie, 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 has a Special Entrance Rate at each level

Licensed Practical Nurse 1 has an SER of $2745.60 per month.

Licensed Practical Nurse 2 has an SER of $2938.00 per month.

Licensed Practical Nurse 3 has an SER of $3142.53 per month.

This position may be filled as Temporary Job Appointment; should a permanent position become available, the employee will be converted to a probationary appointment.

As part of a Career Progression Group, vacancies may be filled from this recruitment as a Practical Nurse Licensed (LPN) 1, 2, or 3 depending on the level of experience of the selected applicant(s). The maximum salary for the Practical Nurse Licensed 3 is $50,274.00. 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.

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.

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.

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 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 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.

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.

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:

Nannette Alford

Rayburn Correctional Center

Human Resources Department

(985) 661-6389

Fax: 225-342-5968

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Possession of a temporary permit or license to practice practical nursing in Louisiana.

Job Concepts

Function of Work:

To provide basic nursing care to patients/clients in stable conditions and in predictable situations in accordance with the Professional Nurses Practice Act.

Level of Work:

Entry.

Supervision Received:

Close from a Registered Nurse or Practical Nurse of a higher level.

Supervision Exercised:

May exercise functional supervision over paraprofessional nursing personnel.

Location of Work:

Statewide--health care facilities; correctional facilities.

Job Distinctions:

Differs from Practical Nurse--Licensed, 2 by the absence of journeyman level assignments and independent performance of duties.

Examples of Work

Implements selective aspects of the nursing care plan, i.e., comfort, hygiene, safety measures, nutrition, etc. under progressively more generalized supervision from a Registered Nurse or Practical Nurse of a higher level.

Observes patients for changes in physical and/or mental status or behavior and reports significant changes.

Obtains specimens for laboratory testing as assigned.

Takes vital signs including temperature, pulse, respiration, and blood pressure.

Administers medication and treatments in accordance with policies and procedures.

Transcribes physicians' orders and records medication and patient's condition on patient's charts and other records.

Receives and gives change of shift reports.

Requests stock drugs, medications, and supplies as assigned.

Administers CPR in emergency situations.

Admits, transfers, and discharges patients.

Gathers information about patient's past and current physical and mental status.

May administer oral and parenteral medication as prescribed by the physician and documents procedure.

Applies dressings, ointments, and other treatments as ordered and documents procedure.

Assists physicians with routine examinations and treatments.

Bathes, feeds, and makes patients comfortable.

Performs individual and group health teaching as assigned.