Nursing Assistant 1 Or 2

State Of Louisiana Jackson , LA 70748

Posted 1 week ago

Supplemental Information

This vacancy is located in JACKSON, LOUISIANA (30 miles North of Baton Rouge)at VILLA FELICIANA MEDICAL COMPLEXin the NURSING SERVICE DEPARTMENTand may be filled by a probation or promotion of a permanent state employee.

As part of a Career Progression Group, vacancies may be filled from this recruitment as a (Nursing Asst. 1 and Nursing Asst. 2) depending on the level of experience of the selected applicants(s). 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.

Special Entrance Rates Apply: NA 1-$11.89 an hour NA2- $12.72 an hour

Scheduled Overtime Paid

NEW! Longevity Pay

NEW! Shift Differential Pay

Failure to list all experience on your application may result in a lower classification and/or disqualification.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: You must be certified with the Louisiana Nurse Aide Registry as a Certified Nursing Assistant to be considered for this position.

A Resume will not be accepted in lieu of work experience. An application may be considered incomplete if the work experience and education sections are not completed.

This position is located in East Feliciana Parish, Jackson, Louisiana.

Failure to list all experience on your application may result in a lower classification and/or disqualification. Also, failure to indicate your nursing assistant certification information may also result in a failed application.

There is no guarantee that all applicants will be interviewed. The hiring manager has 90 days from the closing date of the announcement to make a hiring decision. Should you be selected for an interview, you will be notified by the contact information listed on your application.

All candidates for hire must undergo drug screening and may require additional background check.

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.

For further information about this vacancy contact:

OAAS/Villa Feliciana Medical Complex

Terrie David, Sandra Delatte or Christy Wheeler, HR Dept.

P.O. Box 438

Jackson, LA 70748

Phone Number 225-634-4011

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Six months of experience or training in patient care.

SUBSTITUTIONS:

Graduation from an accredited registered or practical nursing program will substitute for all of the required experience.

Possession of a valid Certified Nursing Assistant certificate will substitute for all of the required experience.

Completion of a medical assistant training program will substitute for the required experience on a month for month basis.

Graduation from an accredited Emergency Medical Technician Program will substitute for all of the required experience.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:

Positions at facilities receiving certain Medicaid or Medicare funds require that applicants possess a valid Certified Nursing Assistant certificate as required by federal mandate implemented in 1987.

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 Commission of Higher Education; 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 perform routine sub professional nursing duties in the care and comfort of patients.

Level of Work:

Experienced.

Supervision Received:

General from a Registered Nurse, Practical Nurse--Licensed, Nursing Assistant 2, or other higher level personnel.

Supervision Exercised:

None.

Location of Work:

May be used by all state agencies.

Job Distinctions:

Differs from Nursing Assistant 2 by the absence of responsibility for more advanced duties and the absence of lead worker responsibilities.

Differs from Nursing Unit Aide by the presence of responsibility for performance of sub professional nursing duties.

Examples of Work

Measures temperature, pulse, respiration, blood pressure, height and weight; records in patients medical record.

May assist with documenting admission of new patients on medical record.

Provides care to patients such as ambulating, feeding, bathing, positioning and lifting.

May sterilize equipment and supplies.

Distributes clean linen, washes, dries, sorts, folds, and stores patients clothing.

Collects, labels and transports laboratory specimens as assigned.

Collects and files diagnostic test results.

Observes patients condition and reports any changes to charge nurse.

Transports patients to examinations, clinics, or recreational sites.

May be required to provide care to patients with infectious diseases.

Cleans rooms and changes bed linens.

Performs procedures such as enemas and skin care as directed by a professional nurse.

Performs all duties that may be performed by the unit aide.

Successfully completes training programs such as CPR, First Aid, infection control, infectious disease,and/or programs that maintain hospital standards such as quality control, safety issues, andJCAHO requirements.

Maintains any necessary certifications.

Work may involve shift work.

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