Overview

Supplemental Information

This RN 1-2 position(s) is located in the Medicine Unit. Shifts will be determined by department manager.
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‘Premium Pay’ paid in addition to regular pay for qualifying conditions: *
Retention * Certification * Experience * Shift Differential * Domicile

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. Further status message information is located under the Information section of the Current Job Opportunities page.

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*Resumes WILL NOT be accepted in lieu of completed education and experience sections on your application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete.* A resume upload will NOT* populate your information into your application. Work experience left off your electronic application or only included in an attached resume is not eligible to receive credit considered.

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IMPORTANT NOTE:

While we encourage all interested applicants to apply, please be aware that there are various reasons that your application may be disqualified from eligibility including, but not limited, to:

  • Failure to fully complete the education and work experience sections of the application; (Please note for the education section that the semester area refers to the # of credit HOURS and not the # of semesters you completed).
  • Submission of a resume in lieu of the online application. Information on the resume will not substitute and must also be included on the actual job application in order to be considered. You must describe your duties as you will not be qualified based on job title alone. *** Your Resume will NOT automatically upload your experience/information ***
  • Failure to list complete license information (if applicable to the job position).

For further information about this vacancy contact:
Sean Vining
Lallie Kemp Medical Center Human Resources
52579 Hwy 51 South Independence, LA 70422
985-878-1384

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 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.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $3,583.00 – $6,762.00 per month