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Registered Nurse Level I, II and III

Medical/North Fork Correctional Center, Sayre

Recruitment #161101-Y12A-H19

Introduction

Medical/North Fork Correctional Center

Possession of a valid permanent Oklahoma license as a Registered Nurse as approved by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing required.

This position may be filled at the alternate level of the JFD depending upon the qualifications of the applicant.

STATE EMPLOYEE INFORMATION

IF YOU ARE A CURRENT OR FORMER PERMANENT, CLASSIFIED STATE EMPLOYEE, PLEASE APPLY TO THE “INTERNAL JOBS” LISTING HERE.  DO NOT APPLY VIA THIS RECRUITMENT.

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.

LEVEL DESCRIPTORS

The Registered Nurse job family has three levels that are distinguished based on the level of skill required, responsibility and complexity of specific assignments, and the responsibility for providing coordination of care/services or more complex services.

Level I:    
This is the basic level of this job family where employees are assigned responsibility for performing basic level professional nursing care.  Assignments are generally well defined and may include direct and indirect nursing care.  This may include monitoring and assessing the health status of individuals, planning the nursing care of the individual, putting interventions in place, and evaluating the outcome.  Provides health education.  May include providing direction or guidance to non-licensed personnel.  Refers unusual or complex situations to the supervisor.

Level II:   
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.

Level III:   
This is the senior level of this job family where employees are assigned more advanced responsibility in an assigned work unit or in an assigned geographic area and may be assigned responsibility for direct supervision.  Employees at this level will have complex assignments and a substantial degree of responsibility and independence in planning, organizing, and completing work.  Employees at this level develop and present educational programs relevant to nursing practices and standards or care and follow-up with evaluation of learning.  This position may include completing special assignments such as quality improvement, mentoring, and surveillance of potential patient care incidents of quality indicators for individuals who may be at risk for rapid status change.  Responsibilities may include scheduling work assignments, evaluating health care and performance of assigned staff, providing training, and otherwise insuring quality.  Administrative responsibilities may include approving leave and initiating disciplinary actions.  Positions which are assigned independent responsibility for coordinating health services or providing nursing care in an assigned county or geographic area or as the only nurse in that location may also be included in this level.  Employees at this level deal with complex health issues and may act for nurse managers in their absence.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Level I:    
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.

Level II:   
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 and one year of professional nursing experience.

Level III:   
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 and one year of professional nursing experience and PLUS one additional year of professional nursing experience in a field of nursing appropriate to the health care setting.

NOTES

Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application.

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


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