Registered Nurse 1, 2, or 3
Louisiana Department of State Civil Service - Saint Gabriel, LA

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MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Possession of a valid Louisiana license or temporary permit to practice professional nursing.

As part of a Career Progression Group, vacancies may be filled from this recruitment as a Registered Nurse 1, 2, or 3 depending on the level of experience of the selected applicant(s). The maximum salary for a Registered Nurse 3 is $75,442.00. 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.

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. Your application to this vacancy is active for 180 days. After this time frame you must re-apply to be considered for vacancies.

Current license or temporary permit should be listed under the 'Certificates and Licenses' section of the application.

***Failure to provide licensure information may result in the disqualification of your application.***

If a paper application is submitted, the Supplemental Questions which coincide with the job posting must be answered and attached to the application.

This position may be filled by either a Probational or Promotional appointment.

This is a 24 hour facility. Any degree, certificate, special license, or DD 214 must be verified by official documentation prior to hire. This Agency is a Drug Free Workplace.

Applicants can check the status of their application at any time by selecting the ‘Application Status’ link after logging into their account. Below are the most common status messages and their meanings.

Application Status Message

What it Means

Application received

Your application has been submitted successfully.

Checking for required test score

We are making sure you have an active, passing score for the required written test.

Evaluating experience

Your application is being reviewed by Human Resources to ensure you meet the minimum qualifications for the position.

Eligible for consideration

You are among a group of applicants who MAY be selected for the position.

Referred to hiring manager for review

Your application has been delivered to the hiring manager. You may or may not be called for an interview.

Position filled

Someone has been selected for the position.

Position cancelled

The agency has decided not to fill the position.

There is no guarantee that everyone who applies to this posting will be interviewed. The hiring supervisor/manager has 90 days from the closing date of the announcement to make a hiring decision. Specific information about this job will be provided to you in the interview process, should you be selected.

For further information about this vacancy contact:

Madeline Terrell
(225) 342-0164
Department of Corrections
P.O. Box 94304
Baton Rouge, LA70804-9304

Job Concepts:


To provide basic professional nursing care to patients and/or clients.




Close from a Registered Nurse Supervisor A or B, but may receive supervision from other higher level personnel.






Differs from Registered Nurse 2 by the absence of full performance level duties and the presence of close supervision.

Examples of Work:


Performs professional nurse duties that may include administration of blood and blood components, I.V. medications, parenteral nutrition, central line therapy, etc., under the close supervision of a registered nurse of a higher level.

Assists in development of nursing plan of care for patients in assigned units.

Makes regular patient rounds to observe and assess patients' physical conditions and behaviors and records observations on patients' charts.

Receives and fulfills physicians' instructions regarding patient care and transmits orders, as needed, to other departments.

Assists physicians with patient examinations and records patients' mental and physical health histories.

Assists in emergency code situations.
nstructs and educates patients in health and hygiene procedures and in self- administration of prescribed medications.
Admits patients or receives patients following admission to a medical facility.

Executes operating room nursing care plan. Scrubs and circulates on routine surgical procedures.


Provides nursing care to individuals, families, and communities in public health program clinics, shelters, and any other sites designated for public health services.

Conducts nursing assessments of patients by obtaining complete health histories. Obtains Pap Smears, blood samples, and other specimens for analysis; interprets laboratory results and reports findings to supervisor.

Administers immunizations and other medications. Participates on Immunization Response Teams.

Provides environmental health nursing and risk assessments, under direct supervision and in collaboration with environmental health personnel and regional/state epidemiologists, for exposure to environmental risks and disease outbreaks.

Conducts home visits, under direct supervision (e.g., environmental risk appraisal, monitoring tuberculosis patients, assessment of maternity patients and newborns, or providing support on child abuse and sudden infant death cases).

Participates and collaborates with Disease Intervention Specialist (DIS) in the contact investigation, treatment, and education of individuals infected with communicable diseases.

Participates in all-hazards emergency preparedness, in the staffing of Medical Special Needs Shelters (MSNS), points of dispensation (POD), and evacuation triage on a 24 hour basis.

Ensures emergency care equipment is available within the parish health unit.

Responds to emergencies and public health/bioterrorist threats on a 24-hour basis.

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