|Department||State Department of Health|
|Date Opened||2/4/2020 08:00:00 AM|
|Filing Deadline||2/18/2020 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||Up to $61,878.00 based on education and experience.|
|Full or Part Time||
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 Responsibilities /Essential Functions: Education and Experience Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Physical Demands and Work Environment
This position will cover multiple counties, the duty station will be determined upon hire. Counties covered: Craig, Delaware, Mayes, Ottawa, Rogers, Wagoner, and Washington.
OSDH is seeking a full time Registered Nurse III Children First Lead Nurse providing support to Craig, Delaware, Mayes, Ottawa, Rogers, Wagoner, and Washington County Health Department. This is an unclassified position, #34001779 in Northeast Oklahoma in state government. OSDH offers a comprehensive Benefits Package, including a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependents. For more information about the benefit allowance [click here]. The annual salary for this position is up to $61,878.00, based on education and experience.
Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities for providing direct or indirect professional nursing services in a variety of settings. This position is a team leadership but will also conduct home visits in 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.
•Program leadership and supervision of other nurses.
•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.
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).
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; functions of various clinical departments; of 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 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; provide direction or guidance to non-licensed personnel in assigned area of responsibility to ensure quality care; to develop, plan and implement an effective nursing care program and to provide education and training.
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. Exposed to inclement weather conditions while driving to and from office. Position requires job related travel.
Position Responsibilities /Essential Functions:
Education and Experience
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Physical Demands and Work Environment
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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Veteran's Preference Points Apply only for initial appointment in the Classified Service.