Louisiana Department of
Public Safety & Corrections
RAYMOND LABORDE CORRECTIONAL CENTER
THIS POSITION WILL BE FILLED BY NEW HIRE, TRANSFER OR
PROMOTION OF A PERMANENT CLASSIFIED EMPLOYEE OF
LOUISIANA STATE GOVERNMENT (State Employee).
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.
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 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.
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
Eligible Pending Supplemental Qualification Review
Referred to hiring manager for review
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:
Raymond Laborde Correctional Center
Human Resources Department
Possession of a valid Louisiana license or temporary permit to practice professional nursing plus four years of professional nursing experience.
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.
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.
FUNCTION OF WORK:
To provide management of nursing services in a clinical, education, or programmatic setting.
LEVEL OF WORK:
General from a Registered Nurse Assistant Director of Nursing A or other higher level personnel.
Direct over Registered Nurse Supervisor A, Registered Nurse Supervisor B and/or other equivalent level supervisors. See allocation criteria memo for details.
LOCATION OF WORK:
Differs from RN Manage-House by the presence of direct line supervision.
Differs from RN Regional Manager by the absence of serving as the manager of facilities and/or staff in a region.
Examples of Work
EXAMPLES BELOW ARE A BRIEF SAMPLE OF COMMON DUTIES ASSOCIATED WITH THIS JOB TITLE. NOT ALL POSSIBLE TASKS ARE INCLUDED.
Provides management and direction to assigned clinical, programmatic, or educational units and coordinates activities with other departments and/or facilities.
In absence of Director and Assistant Director, assumes responsibility for supervision of entire Nursing Department and/or facility.
Assists with determining suitable organizational structure and staffing requirements for assigned nursing areas.
Prepares, monitors, and submits monthly and annual patient statistics, staff training, and budgetary reports.
Develops/assists in the preparation of the budget for the assigned sections.
Establishes long-term goals and objectives for assigned sections and/or facility.
Develops area operation policies, procedures, and standards of care in accordance with overall hospital and accreditation committee policies.
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.
Assists in maintaining patient care standards by supervising and directing activities of subordinate nurses engaged in quality assurance, infection control, and utilization review activities.
Reviews staffing roster for assigned area to ensure adequate nursing coverage of professional and non-professional staff.
Serves on various committees for, patient safety, quality assurance, infection control, risk managements, and hospital accreditation.
Provides guidance, direction, and oversight in complying with JCAHO, HCFA, OSHA, Center for Disease Control, State Boards of Nursing, and other regulatory agencies.
Initiates or responds to various codes; supervises staff to assure that proper procedure is followed.
When necessary acts as liaison with families, other facilities, law enforcement agencies concerning patients' admission, discharge, transfer, etc.
Manages staff education programs including nursing staff and hospital-wide orientation that support education standards of licensing and accrediting bodies.
Serves as a liaison between the hospital, schools of nursing and other allied health training programs such as practical nurse, paramedic, psychology, laboratory, respiratory, radiology, National Guard Units, etc., providing student orientation and assuring that the goals of the agency and hospital are maintained.
Provides administration, direction, and evaluation for a hospital-wide comprehensive patient education program for both inpatient and outpatient areas.
Provides advanced practice courses such as Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, Neonatal Resuscitation Program, Critical Care Core Curriculum (12 lead EKG interpretation, Hemodynamic Monitoring, Pathophysiology of the Critical Patient, Nursing Interventions, Ventilator Dependent Care, and other invasive monitoring).
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