Registered Nurse II

Recruitment #191227-UNCY-355


The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is committed to providing quality health services to Oklahoma citizens. The mission of the Department of Health is to promote, protect and improve the health of all Oklahomans through strategies that focus on preventing disease and injuries.

Position will be open until filled.  Please be advised that applications will periodically be considered, as such this position could be filled any time.

This position maybe under filled as a Registered Nurse I.  The annual salary for the Level I is up to $50,355.80 based on education and experience.

OSDH is seeking a full time Registered Nurse II providing support to the Payne Health Department. This is an unclassified position (PIN#34001963) in state government, located in Stillwater, 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 $55,028.60 based on education and experience.

Position Description:  
Position provides public health nursing services required for county health department programs in Payne County.

Duties include, but are not limited to:
This is the career level of the Registered Nurse job family where employees are assigned responsibilities for performing professional nursing duties at the full performance level.  This will involve performing a full range of duties in monitoring and assessing the health status of individuals, families, and population as well as defining a plan of care and providing nurse case management and health education when necessary.  It may also include some limited responsibilities for providing direction, guidance, or training to other personnel, in providing care and treatment to patients or clients.

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
Must be able to move to provide examinations and clinical care 80% of the time. Combination of office and exam offices. Adherence to safety and infection prevention and control practices, including the use of appropriate personal protective equipment to decrease the possible exposure to communicable disease and harmful substances. Varied activities including sitting, walking, stooping, lifting, bending, pushing, and reaching.


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.




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