Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Registered Nurse in Scranton, Pennsylvania
$76,592.00 - $95,411.00 Annually
Lackawanna County, PA
Civil Service Permanent Full-Time
Department of Military & Veterans Affairs
9/27/2021 11:59 PM Eastern
SEIU - Healthcare PA
Department of Military & Veterans Affairs/Gino Merli Veterans Center, Nursing
401 Penn Avenue
The Department of Military & Veterans Affairs is seeking hard working and caring people who are dedicated to taking care of our residents. The Gino Merli Veterans Center offers veterans and their spouses superior care. If you are an ambitious, confident Registered Nurse committed to providing amazing resident care, this job is for you!
DESCRIPTION OF WORK
Our Registered Nurses are responsible for the total nursing care and related services given to our residents on designated units, ensuring adherence to HIPAA standards. You would be responsible for establishing and maintaining a therapeutic environment with emphasis on rehabilitative, restorative, skilled, supportive and palliative nursing care. In doing this, you will have the ability to improve our resident's quality of life by providing the best care possible.
Additional details regarding the duties of this position may be found in the position description (http://www.occup.state.pa.us/OrgChart/PD_NEOGOV.asp?p=00209460) .
Watch this video (https://www.flickr.com/photos/panationalguard/40381884892/in/album-72157689769595704/) to see how you can make a difference caring for Pennsylvania's veterans working for the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs. Come join the DMVA team, apply today!
Work Hours and Additional Information:
Position available on 2nd shift (3:00 PM - 11:30 PM); 30 minute lunch.
Rotating weekends and holidays; 8.0 hours/day; 40 hours/week.
You will receive further communication regarding this position via email. Please check your email, including spam folders, for these notices.
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, TRAINING & ELIGIBILITY
If you are selected for hire and you arenot a current Commonwealth employee, this position requires you to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to the start of your employment. You are considered to be fully vaccinated two weeks after your second dose of a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine (e.g., the Moderna or Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines) or two weeks after receiving a one-dose COVID-19 vaccine (e.g., the Johnson & Johnson vaccine). If you are not fully vaccinated prior to the start of your employment, or you have not received an accommodation exempting you from the Commonwealth’s vaccination policy based on a medical or religious reason, your job offer will be rescinded.
If you are selected for hire and youare a current Commonwealth employee, this position requires you to be either fully vaccinated prior to starting in this positionOR undergo weekly testing for COVID-19. Unless you have received an accommodation exempting you from the Commonwealth’s vaccination policy based on a medical or religious reason, if you are not fully vaccinated prior to starting in this position and you refuse to undergo weekly COVID-19 testing, your job offer will be rescinded.
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 - Require that employees possessing a non-renewable temporary practice permits must obtain licensure as a Registered Nurse within the one year period defined by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing.
PA residency currentlywaivedfor this title.
Donotsubmit resumes, cover letters, and similar documents. These documents willnotbe reviewed and the information contained therein will not be considered for the purposes of determining your eligibility for the position or to determine your score. Information to support your eligibility for the position must be provided on theapplication(i.e., relevant, detailed experience/education).
If you are within 60 days of graduating from a school of nursing approved by the State Board of Nursing, you are eligible to apply for this job posting. At the time of appointment to a position, you must show proof of possession of a current, valid PA temporary practice permit or PA Registered Nurse license.
You must be able to perform essential job functions.
This position comes under the provisions of the Older Adult Protective Services Act:
Under the Act, a conditional offer of employment will require submission and approval of satisfactory criminal history reports, including but not limited to, PA State Police and FBI clearance.
Commonwealth Employment Requirements:
- A conditional offer of employment will require satisfactory completion of a medical examination and a drug screening test.
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, go towww.employment.pa.gov/Additional%20Info/Pages/default.aspxand click the Veterans' Preference tab or contact us email@example.com.
Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS): 711 (hearing and speech disabilities or other individuals).
The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law. All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.
Completing the application, including all supplemental questions, serves as your exam for this position. No additional exam is required at a test center (also referred to as a written exam).
Your score is based on the detailed information you provide on your application and in response to the supplemental questions.
You must provide complete and accurate information or:
you may be disqualified.
Health & Wellness
We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including health coverage, vision, dental, and wellness programs.*
We understand that there is more to life than work – and we want you to enjoy it!
For most positions, 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 are available for certain positions.
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.
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.
I acknowledge that if I am selected for hire and I amnota current Commonwealth employee, I am required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to the start of my employment. I understand that if I am not fully vaccinated prior to the start of my employment or I have not received an accommodation exempting me from the Commonwealth's vaccination policy based on a medical or religious reason, my job offer will be rescinded. I acknowledge that if I am selected for hire and Iama current Commonwealth employee, I am required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to starting in this positionORI must undergo weekly testing for COVID-19. I understand that if I am not fully vaccinated prior to starting in this position or I have not received an accommodation exempting me from the Commonwealth's vaccination policy based on a medical or religious reason, my job offer will be rescinded.
You must complete the supplemental question(s) below. Failure to provide complete and accurate information may delay the processing of your application or result in a lower-than-deserved score or disqualification. Youmustcomplete the applicationandanswer the supplemental question(s). Resumes, cover letters, and similar documents willnotbe reviewed for the purposes of determining your eligibility for the position or to determine your score. All information you provide on your application and supplemental question(s) is subject to verification. Any misrepresentation, falsification or omission of material facts is subject to penalty. Read the question(s) carefully. Determine and select the option that most closely represents your highest level of experience/training/certification. The option you choose must be clearly supported if requested.
If you have read and understand these instructions, please click on the "Yes" button and proceed to the exam questions.
If you have general questions regarding the application and hiring process, please refer to ourFAQ page (https://www.employment.pa.gov/Additional%20Info/Pages/default.aspx) .
Do you possess a current license to practice as a registered nurse issued by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing; or do you have possession of a non-renewable temporary practice permit issued by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing?
If you answered yes to the question above, please provide your state license number and expiration date in the box below. If you answered no to the question above, please type NA in the box below.
Are you within 60 days of graduating from a Registered Nursing program?
If you answered yes to the question above, please provide your anticipated graduation date in the text box below. If you answered no to the question above, please type N/A in the text box below.
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
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