NURSING ASSISTANT 1 OR 2 - #495360
State of Louisiana
Date: 10/14/2021 15:01 PM
City: Ventress, Louisiana
Contract type: Full Time
Work schedule: Full Day
This vacancy is located in JACKSON, LOUISIANA (30 miles North of Baton Rouge) at VILLA FELICIANA MEDICAL COMPLEX in the NURSING SERVICE DEPARTMENT and may be filled by a probation or promotion of a permanent state employee.
As part of a Career Progression Group, vacancies may be filled from this recruitment as a (Nursing Asst. 1 and Nursing Asst. 2) depending on the level of experience of the selected applicants(s). Please refer to the 'Job Specifications' tab located at the top of the LA Careers "Current Job Opportunities' page of the Civil Service website for specific information on salary ranges, minimum qualifications and job concepts for each level.
Special Entrance Rates Apply: NA 1-$11.89 an hour NA2- $12.72 an hour
Scheduled Overtime Paid
NEW! Longevity Pay
NEW! Shift Differential Pay
Failure to list all experience on your application may result in a lower classification and/or disqualification.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: You must be certified with the Louisiana Nurse Aide Registry as a Certified Nursing Assistant to be considered for this position.
A Resume will not be accepted in lieu of work experience. An application may be considered incomplete if the work experience and education sections are not completed.
This position is located in East Feliciana Parish, Jackson, Louisiana.
Failure to list all experience on your application may result in a lower classification and/or disqualification. Also, failure to indicate your nursing assistant certification information may also result in a failed application.
There is no guarantee that all applicants will be interviewed. The hiring manager has 90 days from the closing date of the announcement to make a hiring decision. Should you be selected for an interview, you will be notified by the contact information listed on your application.
All candidates for hire must undergo drug screening and may require additional background check.
No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.
To apply for this vacancy, click on the “Apply” link above and complete an electronic application, which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities. Applicants are responsible for checking the status of their application to determine where they are in the recruitment process. Further status message information is located under the Information section of the Current Job Opportunities page.
For further information about this vacancy contact:
OAAS/Villa Feliciana Medical Complex
Terrie David, Sandra Delatte or Christy Wheeler, HR Dept.
P.O. Box 438
Jackson, LA 70748
Phone Number 225-634-4011
Six months of experience or training in patient care
Graduation from an accredited registered or practical nursing program will substitute for all of the required experience
Possession of a valid Certified Nursing Assistant certificate will substitute for all of the required experience
Completion of a medical assistant training program will substitute for the required experience on a month for month basis
Graduation from an accredited Emergency Medical Technician Program will substitute for all of the required experience
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:
Positions at facilities receiving certain Medicaid or Medicare funds require that applicants possess a valid Certified Nursing Assistant certificate as required by federal mandate implemented in 1987.
Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies: the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; the New England Commission of Higher Education; the Higher Learning Commission; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
Function of Work:
To perform routine sub professional nursing duties in the care and comfort of patients.
Level of Work:
General from a Registered Nurse, Practical Nurse-Licensed, Nursing Assistant 2, or other higher level personnel.
Location of Work:
May be used by all state agencies.
Differs from Nursing Assistant 2 by the absence of responsibility for more advanced duties and the absence of lead worker responsibilities.
Differs from Nursing Unit Aide by the presence of responsibility for performance of sub professional nursing duties.
Examples of Work
Measures temperature, pulse, respiration, blood pressure, height and weight; records in patients medical record.
May assist with documenting admission of new patients on medical record.
Provides care to patients such as ambulating, feeding, bathing, positioning and lifting.
May sterilize equipment and supplies.
Distributes clean linen, washes, dries, sorts, folds, and stores patients clothing.
Collects, labels and transports laboratory specimens as assigned.
Collects and files diagnostic test results.
Observes patients condition and reports any changes to charge nurse.
Transports patients to examinations, clinics, or recreational sites.
May be required to provide care to patients with infectious diseases.
Cleans rooms and changes bed linens.
Performs procedures such as enemas and skin care as directed by a professional nurse.
Performs all duties that may be performed by the unit aide.
Successfully completes training programs such as CPR, First Aid, infection control, infectious disease, and/or programs that maintain hospital standards such as quality control, safety issues, and JCAHO requirements.
Maintains any necessary certifications.
Work may involve shift work.