Licensed Practical Nurse Supervisor ADVA Position
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
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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