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Nurse Manager 1- South Mountain

Nurse Manager 1- South Mountain
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Nurse Manager 1- South Mountain
Salary
$77,864.00 - $118,382.00 Annually
Location
Franklin County, PA
Job Type
Civil Service Permanent Full-Time
Department
Department of Human Services
Job Number
CS-20181249-30440
Closing
12/9/2018 11:59 PM Eastern
Job Code
30440
Position Number
00086768
Bargaining Unit
P3
Pay Group
ST10
Bureau/Division
HS So Mtn Rstrtn
Worksite Address
South Mountain Restoration Center
Worksite Address
10058 South Mountain Road
City
South Mountain
Zip Code
17261
Contact Name
Talent Acquisition and Planning Unit
Contact Email
ra-pwfieldepars@pa.gov
+ Description
+ Benefits
+ Questions
THE POSITION
Situated in the beautiful mountains near Michaux State Forest, South Mountain Restoration Center, a Long Term Care Skilled Nursing Home Facility operated by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is seeking a dedicated, experienced candidate to fill the position of Nurse Manager 1 for the 11:00 pm to 7:00 am shift.
The employee in this position manages and coordinates resident care based on standards of nursing and Gerontological practice and standards of resident care. Qualified candidates will possess a current license to practice as a Registered Nurse issued by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing, as well as meet the Minimum Experience and Training listed below.
IMPORTANT: YOU MUST APPLY TO THIS VACANCY POSTING, MEET ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS, COMPLETE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS AND RECEIVE A SCORE. YOUR SCORE IS ONLY VALID FOR THIS SPECIFIC VACANCY. ONCE THIS POSITION IS FILLED, YOUR SCORE IS NO LONGER VALID.
+ Full-time employment
+ Hours of work: 11:00 pm - 7:00 am; Sunday through Thursday
DESCRIPTION OF WORK
Supervises all nursing services on an eight-hour shift in accordance with established state and federal regulations, standards of the Facility, and policies of the nursing department. Assumes administrative responsibility in the absence of superiors. Makes rounds of inspection, reviewing implementation of quality resident care, rehabilitation programs, care of living area equipment, housekeeping, health and safety conditions. Employs nursing audits as tools for evaluation. Coordinates continuity of resident care and effects solutions to cross-shift problems with other shift supervisors. Maintains an understanding attitude toward and a harmonious relationship with all residents and residents' families. Specifically is aware of conditions of critically ill and seriously ill residents, those exhibiting any unusual or abnormal symptoms or behavior, and incidents and accidents. Consults with attending physician as needed. Directs, supervises, and reviews the work of all assigned nursing personnel, their application of nursing personnel, their application of nursing techniques to routine and complex resident care situations. Prepares performance evaluations and other progress records of nursing personnel. Counsels professional and nonprofessional subordinates as necessary. Instructs nursing staff as needed. Plans and assigns the work of all assigned professional and sub-professional nursing employees. Prepares time schedules and keeps time-related records. Assures ultimate utilization of staff, adjusting staffing patterns as necessary for adequate resident coverage. Establishes and maintains an effective working relationship with professional and nonprofessional personnel in all departments in the Facility. Assists with coordinating nursing service activities and other services with a goal toward higher standards and better resident care. Develops attitudes of good rapport among the nursing staff. Develops a resident-centered attitude and respect for resident dignity. Supports all formal teaching within the Facility and makes recommendations to the in-service department for educational programs. Maintains knowledge of current developments in the field of nursing, administrative aspects in particular, and nursing practices and techniques in general, follows hospital/nursing policies and procedures. Attends seminars and workshops as assigned, participates in in-service and out-service training, and otherwise disseminates pertinent information and teaches nursing techniques to the nursing staff.
Serves on committees as appointed. Evaluates own performance in light of personal goals and Facility standards. Reports to and consults with the Director of Nursing routinely. Serving in the capacity of Resident Abuse Investigator, attends relevant training and conducts investigations into allegations of abusive resident treatment.
Performs related work as required.
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, TRAINING & ELIGIBILITY
Qualifications:
+ PA residency currentlywaivedfor this title
+ Minimum Experience and Training Requirements: Two years as a Registered Nurse Supervisor or three years as a Registered Nurse Instructor in a facility providing individual/patient care and services consistent with those needed for the type of health care setting for individuals/patients with a mental or physical injury or
illness and/or developmental disability; OR Six years of professional nursing experience, which includes one year in a supervisory, or consultative capacity providing individual/patient care and services consistent with those needed
for the type of health care setting for individuals/patients with a mental or physical injury or illness and/or developmental disability; and a Bachelor's degree in Nursing, Nursing Education or Administration; A Master's degree in Nursing, Nursing Education or Administration may be substituted for up to one year
of the required general professional nursing work experience. OR An equivalent combination of experience and training which includes one year in a supervisory or consultative capacity providing individual/patient care and services consistent with
those needed for the type of health care setting for individuals/ patients with a mental or physical injury or illness and/or developmental disability.
+ Necessary Special Requirement: Possession of a current license to practice as a Registered Nurse issued by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing; or possession of a non-renewable temporary practice permit issued by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing.
+ Condition of Employment: Employees possessing a non-renewable temporary practice permit must obtain licensure as a Registered Nurse within the one (1) year period defined by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing.
+ Must be able to perform essential job functions
+ Based upon the nature of the duties in the position description, the individual selected for this position may be required to annually disclose specific personal and business financial information in accordance with Management Directive 205.10 regarding Financial Disclosures Required by the Public Official and Employee Ethics Act.
Veterans:Pennsylvania law (51 Pa. C.S. ?7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs. To learn more about employment preferences for veterans, visit the Commission's website, Job Seekers page, forVeterans; visit one of our offices; or contact us atra-cs-vetpreference@pa.gov.
EXAMINATION INFORMATION
+ Score valid for this specific posting only
+ Score based on information reported on application and supplemental questions
+ Provide complete and accurate information or:
+ score may be lower than deserved
+ application processing may be delayed
+ disqualification may result
+ May only testonceunder this announcement
+ Email notice of test results provided
+ Only most recent exam score is counted
Further information on testing, assistance for persons with disabilities, veterans' preference, and other items can be obtained from:
Harrisburg: 2nd Level, Strawberry Sq. Complex, 320 Market St., P.O. Box 569, Hbg., 17108-0569; Telephone (717) 783-3058
Philadelphia: 110 North 8th St., Suite 503, Phila., 19107; Telephone (215) 560-2253
Pittsburgh: 411 Seventh Ave., Room 410, Pgh., 15219; Telephone (412) 565-7666
Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS): 711 (hearing and speech disabilities or other individuals)
Internet: http://www.scsc.pa.gov/
Health & Wellness
We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including health coverage, vision, dental, and wellness programs.
Work/Life Balance
We understand that there is more to life than work ? and we want you to enjoy it!
We offer paid vacation days, paid sick days, military leave, as well as paid time off for most major U.S. holidays. Alternate work schedules and telecommuting arrangements are available for certain positions.
Career Development
We want to help you grow and see your goals become a reality! Supervisors and human resource staff are available to help employees create a plan to develop skills for their current jobs or prepare for the next step in their careers. Employees can easily transfer between positions or agencies to expand knowledge and pursue new challenges while retaining leave and benefits. Additionally, there are a variety of programs available to help get you where you need to be.
Other Rewards
Commonwealth employees enjoy many other rewards, including opportunities for recognition, workplace charitable giving, and even special employee-only discounts.
For more information about benefits, health and wellness, work-life balance, career development, and other rewards go towww.employment.pa.govand click on the benefits box.
Eligibility rules apply.
01
Do you possess a current license to practice as a Registered Nurse issued by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing or a non-renewable temporary practice permit issued by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing?
+ Yes
+ No
02
If you answered 'yes' to the previous question, please provide your license number and expiration date in the text box below.
03
Do you have a degree in Nursing, Nursing Education or Administration? If yes, you must attach your transcripts for this education to be considered in the eligibility decision. Please use the 'Attachments' tab on the left.
+ Bachelor's degree
+ Master's degree
+ None
04
How many years of professional nursing experience do you have?
+ A. Less than 2 years
+ 2 years to less than 3 years
+ 3 years to less than 6 years
+ 6 or more years
05
If you are claiming experience in the above question, please list the employer(s) where you gained this experience in the text box below. The employer(s) and a description of the experiencemustalso be included in the appropriate sections of your application if you would like the experience to be considered in the eligibility decision. If you claimed you do not have experience, type N/A in the text box below.
06
Do you have at least one year of professional nursing experience which includes one year in a supervisory or consultative capacity?
+ Yes
+ No
07
If you are claiming experience in the above question, please list the employer(s) where you gained this experience in the text box below. The employer(s) and a description of the experience must also be included in the appropriate sections of your application if you would like the experience to be considered in the eligibility decision. If you claimed you do not have experience, type N/A in the text box below.
08
You must complete the supplemental questions below. These supplemental questions are the exam and will be scored. They are designed to give you the opportunity to relate your experience and training background to the major activities (Work Behaviors) performed in this position. Failure to provide complete and accurate information may delay the processing of your application, or result in a lower-than-deserved score or disqualification. You may attach a resume, but youmustalso complete the applicationandanswer the supplemental questions.
All information you provide on your application and supplemental questions is subject to verification. Any misrepresentation, falsification or omission of material facts is subject to penalty. If requested, you must provide documentation, including names, addresses, and telephone numbers of individuals who can verify the validity of the information you provide in the application and supplemental questions.
Read each work behavior carefully. Determine and select which "Level of Performance" most closely represents your highest level of experience/training. List the employer(s)/training source(s) from your Work or Education sections of the application where you gained this experience/training. The "Level of Performance" you choose for each work behavior must be clearly supported within the description of the experience and training information entered in your application or your score may be lowered. In order to receive credit for experience, you must have worked in a job for at least six months in which the experience claimed was a major function.
If you have read and understand these instructions, please click on the "Yes" button and proceed to the exam questions.
+ Yes
09
WORK BEHAVIOR 1 ? POLICY AND PROCEDURES
Develop, implement, administer and evaluate nursing services by applying Standards of Nursing Practice and Patient Care. Ensure quality patient care and treatment by monitoring, evaluating, and updating policies and procedures. Make recommendations for improving effectiveness of programmatic and administrative policies and procedures.
Levels of Performance
Select the Level of Performance which best describes your claim.
+ A. I have professional experience performing this Work Behavior as a nurse administrator, nurse director, chief nurse executive, JCAHO/Federal nurse surveyor or vice-president of nursing services, patient services, or clinical operations. My experience included reviewing, revising and approving policies/procedures of nursing services; evaluating the effectiveness of policies/procedures by personal observations, discussions with staff or analyzing reports; updating policies/procedures based on research, current healthcare trends, public policy, and healthcare technology advances; making recommendations to improve the effectiveness of programmatic and administrative policies and procedures.
+ B. I have professional experience performing this Work Behavior as a nurse supervisor, nurse manager, nurse educator, nurse practitioner, clinical nurse specialist, or state nurse surveyor. My experience included participating on a committee to review/revise policies and procedures; ensuring policies and procedures are implemented to meet goals and objectives; and analyzing the effectiveness of policies and procedures through personal observations of patients/residents, and making recommendations for improving patient/resident care.
+ C. I have professional experience performing this Work Behavior as a charge nurse, head nurse, utilization review nurse, quality assurance nurse, or an industrial, employee or public health nurse. My experience includes assisting others in the development of policies and procedures for review by a committee and ensuring compliance with policies and procedures.
+ D. I have no experience related to this Work Behavior.
10
You must provide details about your experience as it relates to the level of performance you claimed on Work Behavior 1 in the space below. Please be sure your response addresses the four items listed below. If you claimed you have no work experience related to this work behavior, type N/A in the text box below.
+ The name of the employer(s) where you gained this experience
+ List the policies and regulations you have developed/evaluated/interpreted
+ The actual duties you performed
+ Your level of responsibility
11
WORK BEHAVIOR 2 ? INTERPRETATION OF RULES, REGULATIONS AND CONTRACTS
Read, understand and apply various technical, professional, contractual and legal materials (i.e., program regulations/rules and federal licensing/certification regulations and/or other regulatory agencies that include but are not limited to Department of Health, Department of Human Services, and Veterans Administration). Interpret and analyze regulations for administrators, supervisors, direct service staff and concerned parties to ensure organizational compliance. Analyze, interpret, implement and monitor compliance with labor and/or vendor contracts/agreements.
Levels of Performance
Select the Level of Performance which best describes your claim.
+ A. I have professional experience performing this Work Behavior as a nurse administrator, nurse director, chief nurse executive, JCAHO/Federal nurse surveyor or vice-president of nursing services, patient services, or clinical operations. My experience included ensuring the facility is in compliance with program regulations and state and federal licensing/certification regulations; negotiating and constructing amendments to labor contracts or work rules; applying labor regulations, program directives and/or regulations for a nursing program.
+ B. I have professional experience performing this Work Behavior as a nurse supervisor, nurse manager, nurse educator, nurse practitioner, clinical nurse specialist, or state nurse surveyor. My experience included interpreting various program regulations, state and federal licensing/certification regulations, or union contracts which consist of analysis of data to be used by staff in determining a course of action or solution. These reviews were less broad in scope and did not encompass an entire facility.
+ C. I have experience performing this Work Behavior as a charge nurse, head nurse, utilization review nurse, quality assurance nurse, or an industrial, employee or public health nurse. My experience is limited to applying and monitoring union contracts or work rules which require limited analysis or recommendations.
+ D. I have no experience related to this Work Behavior.
12
You must provide details about your experience as it relates to the level of performance you claimed on Work Behavior 2 in the space below. Please be sure your response addresses the four items listed below. If you claimed you have no work experience related to this work behavior, type N/A in the text box below.
+ The name of the employer(s) where you gained this experience
+ The type(s) of technical, professional or legal material analyzed
+ The actual duties you performed
+ Your level of responsibility
13
WORK BEHAVIOR 3 ? EDUCATION, RESEARCH AND RESOURCE UTILIZATION
Utilize resources (staffing, facility space and equipment) to ensure efficient program operations. Construct, implement and evaluate an educational program that ensures staff competency based upon best practice standards and current trends, with monitoring through performance evaluations. Implement recruitment and retention methods and agency staffing supplementation, as needed, to achieve safe staffing levels. Evaluate operational equipment needs and make recommendations for equipment procurement and replacement.
Levels of Performance
Select the Level of Performance which best describes your claim.
+ A. I have professional experience related to this Work Behavior as a nurse administrator, nurse director, chief nurse executive, JCAHO/Federal nurse surveyor or vice-president of nursing services, patient services, or clinical operations. My experience included constructing, implementing and/or evaluating educational programs (preceptor program for graduate nurses, career ladder programs, etc.); developing recruitment/retention methods such as pamphlets, presentations, attending job fairs, etc.; developing protocols to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of equipment; preparing requests to purchase new or replacement equipment; constructing, implementing and evaluating a program to ensure staff competency based upon best practice standards and current trends with monitoring through performance evaluations.
+ B. I have professional experience performing this Work Behavior as a nurse supervisor, nurse manager, nurse educator, nurse practitioner, clinical nurse specialist, or state nurse surveyor which included attending career fairs and/or conducting recruitment presentations developed by others; developing checklists to ensure effectiveness of equipment and making a recommendation to purchase new or repair equipment; providing training to employees; and implementing a program designed to ensure staff competency through performance standards.
+ C. I have experience performing this Work Behavior as a charge nurse, head nurse, utilization review nurse, quality assurance nurse, or an industrial, employee or public health nurse. My experience included ensuring equipment is reviewed for effectiveness, providing training to employees on how to use equipment and ensuring that staff follows safety rules and adheres to performance standards.
+ D. I have no experience related to this Work Behavior.
14
You must provide details about your experience as it relates to the level of performance you claimed on Work Behavior 3 in the space below. Please be sure your response addresses the six items listed below. If you claimed you have no work experience related to this work behavior, type N/A in the text box below.
+ The name of the employer(s) where you gained this experience
+ The type(s) of educational programs you developed/conducted
+ The recruitment/retention methods you have developed
+ The type(s) of equipment you assessed
+ The actual duties you performed
+ Your level of responsibility
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Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Address
613 North StreetHarrisburg, Pennsylvania, 17120
Website
http://www.employment.pa.gov

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