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Registered Nurse II

Recruitment #200116-UNCY-23

Introduction

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.

This position has preferred qualifications:
Bilingual Speaker in English and Spanish, ability to communicate verbally and in writing with English/Spanish speaking respondents.

OSDH is seeking a full time Registered Nurse II providing support to Pushmataha Health Department. This is an unclassified position, 34000358, in state government, located in Antlers, 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:  
Performs a full and wide range of duties in monitoring and assessing the health status of individuals, families, and population by providing services for Family Planning, WIC, Immunizations, Adult and Child Health, STD’s and Communicable Disease investigation and follow-up . Educates individuals, families, and members of the health care team about the principles of disease prevention and health promotion.

Duties include, but are not limited to:
Performs a full and wide range of duties in monitoring and assessing the health status of individuals, families, and population by providing services for Family Planning, WIC, Immunizations, Adult and Child Health, STD’s and Communicable Disease investigation and follow-up . Educates individuals, families, and members of the health care team about the principles of disease prevention and health promotion.

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
Requirements include 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.

Physical Demands and Work Environment
Combination of office and exam offices. May be exposed to communicable diseases, bodily fluids, toxic substances, and medicinal preparations. Varied activities including sitting, walking, stooping, lifting, bending, pushing, and reaching.

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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Conclusion

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


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