The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is committed to providing quality health services to Oklahoma citizens. The mission of the Department of Health is to promote, protect and improve the health of all Oklahomans through strategies that focus on preventing disease and injuries.
OSDH is seeking a part time temporary Registered Nurse II providing support to the Blaine, Canadian, Garfield, Grant, Kingfisher, Logan, and Major County Health Departments within the Oklahoma State Department of Health. This is an unclassified position (PIN#34003790) in state government. The hourly salary for this position is up to $26.45 based on education and experience. Position Description
This position will provide direct and indirect professional nursing services in a variety of settings. Duties include, but are not limited to:
•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.
•Delegate 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.
•Other duties as assigned. 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
Requirements: Use of N-95 respirator, work related travel applicant must be willing to perform all job-related travel associated with this position. Nursing environment has a combination of exam rooms and office space for staff. This position may be exposed to communicable diseases, bodily fluids, toxic substances, and medicinal preparations. May be long periods of sitting, standing, walking, stooping, bending, pushing, reaching and daily use of the computer and time on the phone. 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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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: Continuous