Licensed Practical Nurse Supervisor ADVA Position

Arkansas Department of Veterans Affairs - NLR Home - Posted by Kenyetta Lewis
Please apply before 01 Jul 2020

Job Details
Licensed Practical Nurse Supervisor
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Office: Arkansas State Veterans Home
Section: Nursing
Date Posted: 06/23/2020
Posting Expires: 07/01/2020
Summary
The Licensed Practical Nurse Supervisor is responsible for supervising nursing activities in a nursing facility. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.
Typical Functions
Supervises a small to medium-sized nursing staff by interviewing and recommending for hire, assigning and reviewing work, training employees, scheduling leave time, resolving work problems, and evaluating the performance of incumbents. Reviews nurses’ report book for medication changes, physician orders, new patients, patient problems, and general instructions. Counts controlled drugs to verify the amount of narcotics on hand and reviews medication cards for changes and dosage amount. Administers medications to patients. Observes and charts patient behavior, condition, and daily activities. Discusses routine activities or personal problems with patients. May instruct and assist patients with personal hygiene and feeding and escort patients to dining and recreational area and appointments. Assists doctors and nursing personnel by taking and recording physician orders, nursing notes, and vital signs. Notifies next shift of each day's events including sick patients, behavioral problems, and new orders. Inventories and orders supplies. Performs other duties as assigned.
Special Job Dimensions
May be required to work rotating shifts or hours other than normal working hours or to be on call. May require lifting and positioning patients, walking, use of restraints, and aggressive behavior management practices.
Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills
Knowledge of licensed practical nursing techniques and methods. Knowledge of implementing standard resident care program objectives. Knowledge of medications and treatments used in the care of patients. Knowledge of supervisory practices and procedures. Ability to observe and evaluate conditions, reactions, and changes in the physical andmental conditions of patients. Ability to maintain records and prepare reports. Ability to communicate effectively. Ability to instruct patients in personal hygiene. Ability to perform various nursing procedures.
Minimum Education and/or Experience
The formal education equivalent of a diploma or certificate with the prescribed curriculum in a state approved program for the preparation of practical nurses; plus three years of experience providing direct nursing care, including one year in a supervisory or leadership capacity.
Preferred Qualifications
Experience as a wound treatment nurse.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Must be licensed as a Licensed Practical Nurse by the Arkansas State Nursing Board in accordance with ACA 17-87-304. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.
Agency Specific Information
Benefit Package Includes: Health & Life Insurance, Vacation & Sick Time, Paid Holidays, Credit Union Available, Retirement, Career Service Bonus, and Deferred Compensation.

Direct Deposit is required for employment according to Act 1887 of 2005.

All ADVA applicants must complete a drug screen and background check if applicable.

TWO-YEAR EMPLOYMENT BAN: The following will result in the selectee (whether internal or external applicant) being banned from applying for employment with ADVA for two years:

If the drug test is not performed within 48 hours (unless an extension is granted). If the drug test is positive. A test is considered to be positive if the test results indicate that the sample has been tampered with in any way or that the selectee has attempted to falsify the test results, including the use of masking agents or chemicals.If the selectee fails to appear for drug testing without notifying the hiring official that he/she is declining the position.


It is important that you submit complete and accurate information and that you complete the application form according to instructions. List all prior work experience, beginning with your most recent employment. Include all experience, position held, volunteer or unpaid work; however, you should also include the number of hours per week which you performed these duties. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.


Job Details
Position No.: 22163045
Class Code: L062C
Grade: GS07
Salary Range: $40,340.00 - $58,493.00 per year
Background
check required?
Yes
Job Type: Full Time
Location Information
Job City: North Little Rock
Job County/Region: Pulaski
Contact Information
Contact name: Kenyetta Lewis
Phone: 501-683-7221
Email: kenyetta.lewis@arkansas.gov
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