Registered Nurse III

Recruitment #220125-Y12C-29

Introduction

This position is for a Registered Nurse III for the Oklahoma Department of Veterans Affairs – Norman Veterans Center
Norman Veterans Center
1776 E. Robinson St.
Norman, OK  73070

Annual Salary $54,871.83 - $2.44 shift diff for 3-11 & 11-7 shifts. Both shifts available

BASIC PURPOSE:
Positions in this job family are 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 execution of the medical regime including administering medications and treatments prescribed by any person authorized to prescribe by state law.

TYPICAL FUNCTIONS
The functions performed by employees in this job family will vary by level, but may include the following:
•Assesses health status of individuals, families, and communities; develops plans and implements appropriate nursing interventions.
•Evaluates and determines health resources necessary to meet individual, family and community health needs.
•Delivers professional nursing care in an assigned unit, clinic, home, or other setting.
•Educates individuals, families, communities, and members of the health care team about the principles of disease prevention and health promotion.
•Provides supervision 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 assessment of individual, family, and community for the desired outcome.
•Performs specialized nursing functions as educationally prepared.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES
Knowledge of the principles and practices of professional nursing, of health promotion and disease prevention.  Ability is required to perform assessments and nursing functions as acquired in the basic nursing preparation program. 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. 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.

This position has been designated as Safety Sensitive in accordance with the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana and Patient Protection Act of 2019 (HB2612).

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience requirements at this level 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). plus two additional years of professional nursing experience in a field of nursing appropriate to the health care setting.

NOTES

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