Registered Nurse II - Clinic Nurse

  • Oklahoma State Department of Health
  • Kay, Oklahoma
  • Jun 12, 2019
Full Time Public Health
  • Salary: Up to $48,776.00 based on education and experience.

Job Description

Introduction

This announcement is being used to fill multiple positions in multiple counties and will be open until any vacant positions are filled.
Please be advised that there may not be positions available in each listed county but that applications will periodically be considered according to the needs of the counties listed, as such these positions could be filled any time before the closing date.
Duty station will be determined upon hire.
The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is committed to providing quality health services to Oklahoma citizens. Our mission is to protect and promote health, to prevent disease and injury, and to cultivate conditions by which Oklahomans can be healthy.
OSDH is seeking a full time Registered Nurse II providing support to Community Health Services. This is an unclassified position, in state government, located in Kay, Noble, Pawnee, or Payne County Health Department. 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 $48,776.00 based on education and experience .

Position Description:
Under general supervision, provide direct preventative clinical services, assessing the health status of individuals, families, and populations, and providing nurse case management and health education as necessary.
Duties include, but are not limited to:
Monitor and assess the health status of individuals, families, and population as well as define a plan of care and provide nurse case management and health education in the areas of Family Planning, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Tuberculosis, Women, Infants and Children, Immunizations, Adult Health and General Child Health. Collaborate with other professionals in the management of health care, such as offering in-services to community partners to provide health promotion and education. Provide direction or guidance to non-licensed personnel in assigned area of responsibility to ensure quality care.
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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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.


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


Closing Date/Time: 12/11/2019 11:59:00 PM