REGISTERED NURSE

Recruitment #210125-UNCY-26

Introduction

 APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

All applicants will need to send resume to The Ardmore Veterans Center.

OKLHOMA DEPT. OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
Ardmore Veterans Center/ HR OFFICES
1015 S. Commerce Street
Ardmore, Oklahoma  73402
Phone: 580-221-5603
Faxes: 580/221-5606

or E-mail Resume to:
Margaret Cook, HR Manager,
Margaret.Cook@odva.ok.gov

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REGISTERED NURSE -2607; NIGHT SHIFT

Salary: $2,110.40, Bi-Weekly ($54,871.83, annually) plus shift diff $2.88 per hour

BASIC PURPOSE:
The RN III is assigned responsibilities for providing direct or indirect professional nursing services in a variety of settings.  This includes providing nursing assessments, planning, interventions, evaluations, health related education, case management, and administering medications and other treatments.

TYPICAL FUNCTIONS:
The functions performed by employees in this position will vary but may include the following
:

• Assess health status of individuals, families and communities; develops plans and implements appropriate nursing interventions and care.

• Evaluates and determines health resources necessary to meet individual, family and community health needs.

• Delivers professional nursing care in an assigned unit or other setting following all Federal, State and agency policies and procedures.

• Educates individuals, families, communities and members of the health care team about the principles of disease prevention and health promotion.

• Provides limited direction, instruction or guidance to other professional or paraprofessional personnel; collaborates with other professionals in the management of health care.

• Delegates’ tasks as may safely be performed by others, consistent with educational preparation and that do not conflict with the provisions of the Oklahoma Nursing Practice Act.

• Assures quality health care through use of various measures such as record review, peer review, direct observation, and thorough assessment of individual, family, and community for the desired outcome.

• Performs specialized nursing functions as educationally prepared.

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/program; 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. 

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.

Education and Experience
Requirements at this level consist of possession of a valid permanent Oklahoma license as a registered nurse as approved by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing and two years of professional nursing experience or the completion of the requirements for a bachelor’s degree in nursing may substitute for the required one year of experience.

As an employer of the State of Oklahoma, ODVA, OVC Ardmore is able to offer:
• Generous benefits allowance to off-set insurance costs
• Flexible spending
• 11 paid holidays
• 15 days paid vacation
• 15 days paid sick leave
• Retirement savings plan with generous company match
• Longevity bonus for years of service

Conclusion

Veteran’s preference points apply only for initial appointment in the classified service.