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 III providing support to Oklahoma Early Intervention. This is an unclassified position (PIN 34003187) in state government, located in Oklahoma County with home office located in Oklahoma City. 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 $55,453.00 based on education and experience . Position Description
Provides Nursing services to children ages birth to three and education for their families for the SoonerStart program. Employees at this level develop and present educational programs relevant to nursing practices and standards or care and follow-up with evaluation of learning. May train staff and perform some supervisory duties may be assigned.Duties include, but are not limited to
Monitors growth and health, assesses neurological/musculoskeletal systems and determines any need for genetics/medical appointments. Observes hygiene, behavior, well-being, development, or safety and educates parents on health/safety topics. Assesses how parents administer medicines, formula, or nutrition intake for tube feeding and collaborates with physicians. Screens hearing/vision and attends doctor appointments with families if needed to understand and navigate the medical system. Tests and teaches developmental skills in all five areas of development and helps families perform activities to enhance developmental levels with their children in homes or daycares. 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), plus one additional year of professional nursing experience in a field of nursing appropriate to the health care setting.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Requirements include knowledge of professional nursing theory, practices, and techniques; health promotion and disease prevention; nursing management; available health care resources; nutrition and diet therapy; the functions of various clinical departments; availability of health programs and resources; federal and state rules and regulations concerning health services; accreditation, certification and licensure standards; preventive health practices; of principles and methods of teaching; of nursing standards; and of nursing policies and procedures.
Ability is required to perform assessments and nursing functions; provide education and training; assess condition and needs of patients, families and communities appropriate to the care setting; take appropriate intervention; counsel and teach patients and families; provide direction or guidance to non-licensed personnel in assigned area of responsibility to ensure quality care and to develop, plan, and implement an effective nursing care program and provide education and training; 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.Physical Demands and Work Environment
Travel is required.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.FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT WORKING AT THE OKLAHOMA STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH CLICK HERE
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: 11/13/2019 11:59:00 PM