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Registered Nurse II

Recruitment #190916-UNCY-257

Introduction

The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is committed to providing quality health services to Oklahoma citizens. Our mission is to protect and promote health, to prevent disease and injury, and to cultivate conditions by which Oklahomans can be healthy.

OSDH is seeking a full time Registered Nurse II providing support to Mayes County Health Department. This is an unclassified position 34003176 in state government, located in Pryor, OK.  OSDH offers a comprehensive
Benefits Packageincluding a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependentsFor more information about the benefit allowance [click here]. The annual salary for this position is up to $50,026.00 based on education and experience.

Position Description:
Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities for providing direct or indirect professional nursing services in a variety of settings. This position conducts home visits in various counties to provide parent education and support to first time parents utilizing the Nurse-Family Partnership Model. Children First Program education includes healthy living during pregnancy, fetal development, child growth and development, strong parent-child relationships, goal setting, problem solving, and community resource identification.

Duties include, but are not limited to:
•Assess health status of individuals, families, and communities; develops plans and implements appropriate nursing interventions.
•Monitor and assess the health status of first time mothers and infants to age two.
•Design and provide plan of care and provide nurse care management and health education in the areas of Children First Program.
•Deliver professional nursing care in an assigned unit, clinic, home, or other setting.
•Assure quality health care through use of various measures such as record review, peer review, direct observation, and assessment of individual, family, and community for the desired outcome.
•Perform specialized nursing functions as educationally prepared.
•Other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:
Requirements consist of possession of a valid Oklahoma License as a Registered Nurse as approved by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing or, Registered Nurse License recognized by the Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC) and one year of professional nursing experience, or, a Bachelor's in Nursing and possession of a valid permanent Oklahoma License as a Registered Nurse as approved by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing or, Registered Nurse License recognized by the Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC).

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Required at this level include knowledge of professional nursing theory, practices, and techniques; of health promotion and disease prevention; of nursing management of available health care resources; of nutrition and diet therapy; and of the functions of various clinical departments. Ability is required to assist in the development, organization, and implementation of an effective nursing care plan; to provide education and training; to assess condition and needs of patients, families and communities appropriate to the care setting; to take appropriate intervention; to counsel and teach patients and families; and to provide direction or guidance to non-licensed personnel in assigned area of responsibility to ensure quality care. In addition, this job requires, knowledge of available health programs and resources; of federal and state rules and regulations concerning health services; of accreditation, certification and licensure standards; of preventive health practices; of principles and methods of teaching; of nursing standards; and of nursing policies and procedures. Ability is required to develop, plan, and implement an effective nursing care program and to provide education and training.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Combination of office, vehicle, and homes. May be exposed to communicable diseases, bodily fluids, toxic substances, and medicinal preparations. Varied activities including sitting, walking, stooping, lifting, bending, pushing, and reaching. Exposed to inclement weather conditions while driving to and from office, homes and daycares.

Work related travel required.

NOTES

REQUIREMENTS:
If education, certification or licensure is required to meet qualifications, applicants must provide documentation at the time of interview.
 

All applicants are subject to a background check and must be legally authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship.

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No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.

Conclusion

Veteran's Preference Points Apply only for initial appointment in the Classified Service.


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