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Louisiana Department of State Civil Service NURSING ASSISTANT 1 OR 2 in United States


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$1,525.00 - $2,844.00 Monthly


Jackson, LA

Job Type



LDH-Office of Aging & Adult Services

Job Number



6/17/2021 11:59 PM Central

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Supplemental Information

This vacancy is located in JACKSON, LOUISIANA (30 miles North of Baton Rouge) at VILLA FELICIANA MEDICAL COMPLEX in the NURSING SERVICE DEPARTMENT and may be filled by a probation or promotion of a permanent state employee.

As part of a Career Progression Group, vacancies may be filled from this recruitment as a (Nursing Asst. 1 and Nursing Asst. 2) depending on the level of experience of the selected applicants(s). 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.

Special Entrance Rates Apply: NA 1-$11.89 an hour NA2- $12.72 an hour

Scheduled Overtime Paid

NEW! Longevity Pay

NEW! Shift Differential Pay

Failure to list all experience on your application may result in a lower classification and/or disqualification.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: You must be certified with the Louisiana Nurse Aide Registry as a Certified Nursing Assistant to be considered for this position.

A Resume will not be accepted in lieu of work experience. An application may be considered incomplete if the work experience and education sections are not completed.

This position is located in East Feliciana Parish, Jackson, Louisiana.

Failure to list all experience on your application may result in a lower classification and/or disqualification. Also, failure to indicate your nursing assistant certification information may also result in a failed application.

There is no guarantee that all applicants will be interviewed. The hiring manager has 90 days from the closing date of the announcement to make a hiring decision. Should you be selected for an interview, you will be notified by the contact information listed on your application.

All candidates for hire must undergo drug screening and may require additional background check.

No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.

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. Applicants are responsible for checking the status of their application to determine where they are in the recruitment process. Further status message information is located under the Information section of the Current Job Opportunities page.

For further information about this vacancy contact:

OAAS/Villa Feliciana Medical Complex

Terrie David, Sandra Delatte or Christy Wheeler, HR Dept.

P.O. Box 438

Jackson, LA 70748

Phone Number 225-634-4011



Six months of experience or training in patient care.


Graduation from an accredited registered or practical nursing program will substitute for all of the required experience.

Possession of a valid Certified Nursing Assistant certificate will substitute for all of the required experience.

Completion of a medical assistant training program will substitute for the required experience on a month for month basis.

Graduation from an accredited Emergency Medical Technician Program will substitute for all of the required experience.


Positions at facilities receiving certain Medicaid or Medicare funds require that applicants possess a valid Certified Nursing Assistant certificate as required by federal mandate implemented in 1987.


Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies: the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; the New England Commission of Higher Education; the Higher Learning Commission; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

Job Concepts

Function of Work:

To perform routine sub professional nursing duties in the care and comfort of patients.

Level of Work:


Supervision Received:

General from a Registered Nurse, Practical Nurse--Licensed, Nursing Assistant 2, or other higher level personnel.

Supervision Exercised:


Location of Work:

May be used by all state agencies.

Job Distinctions:

Differs from Nursing Assistant 2 by the absence of responsibility for more advanced duties and the absence of lead worker responsibilities.

Differs from Nursing Unit Aide by the presence of responsibility for performance of sub professional nursing duties.

Examples of Work

Measures temperature, pulse, respiration, blood pressure, height and weight; records in patients medical record.

May assist with documenting admission of new patients on medical record.

Provides care to patients such as ambulating, feeding, bathing, positioning and lifting.

May sterilize equipment and supplies.

Distributes clean linen, washes, dries, sorts, folds, and stores patients clothing.

Collects, labels and transports laboratory specimens as assigned.

Collects and files diagnostic test results.

Observes patients condition and reports any changes to charge nurse.

Transports patients to examinations, clinics, or recreational sites.

May be required to provide care to patients with infectious diseases.

Cleans rooms and changes bed linens.

Performs procedures such as enemas and skin care as directed by a professional nurse.

Performs all duties that may be performed by the unit aide.

Successfully completes training programs such as CPR, First Aid, infection control, infectious disease, and/or programs that maintain hospital standards such as quality control, safety issues, and JCAHO requirements.

Maintains any necessary certifications.

Work may involve shift work.


Louisiana State Government represents a wide variety of career options and offers an outstanding opportunity to "make a difference" through public service. With an array of career opportunities in every major metropolitan center and in many rural areas, state employment provides an outstanding option to begin or continue your career. As a state employee, you will earn competitive pay, choose from a variety of benefits and have access to a great professional development program.

Flexible Working Arrangements – The flexibility of our system allows agencies to implement flexible working arrangements through the use of alternative work schedules, telecommuting and other flexibilities. These arrangements vary between hiring agencies.

Professional Development - The Comprehensive Public Training Program (CPTP) is the state-funded training program for state employees. Through CPTP, agencies are offered management development and supervisory training, and general application classes on topics as diverse as writing skills and computer software usage.

Insurance Coverage – Employees can choose one of several health insurance programs ranging from an HMO to the State's own Group Benefits Insurance program. The State of Louisiana pays a portion of the cost for group health and life insurance. Dental and vision coverage are also available. More information can be found at ( .

Deferred Compensation – As a supplemental retirement savings plan for employees, the State offers a Deferred Compensation Plan for tax deferred savings.

Holidays and Leave – State employees receive the following paid holidays each year: New Year's Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Mardi Gras, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. Additional holidays may be proclaimed by the Governor. State employees earn sick and annual leave which can be accumulated and saved for future use. Your accrual rate increases as your years of service increase.

Retirement – State of Louisiana employees are eligible to participate in various retirement systems (based on the type of appointment and agency for which an employee works). These retirement systems provide retirement allowances and other benefits for state officers and employees and their beneficiaries. State retirement systems may include (but are not limited to): Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (, Teacher's Retirement System of Louisiana (, Louisiana School Employees' Retirement System (, among others. LASERS has provided this video ( to give you more detailed information about their system.


Are you certified with the Louisiana Nurse Aide Registry as a Certified Nursing Assistant?

  • Yes

  • No


    Please provide your certification number and expiration date. If you are not a CNA, please put N/A.


    Have you ever been disciplined for any acts of resident abuse or neglect attributed to you?

  • Yes

  • No


    Have you ever been aware of any acts of abuse or neglect and failed to report these acts?

  • Yes

  • No


    Do you have any prior state service?

  • Yes

  • No


    Have you listed all previous state service on your application?

  • Yes

  • No


    Were you a permanent state employee?

  • Yes

  • No


    Please indicate below which shift you will be interested in. DAY, NIGHT or BOTH (DAY: 5:45am until 6:15pm NIGHT: 5:45pm until 6:15am


    Have you completed all experience and education sections of the application? A Resume will not be accepted in lieu of work experience.

  • Yes

  • No


    Have you selected East Feliciana Parish as a parish you are interested in working in?

  • Yes

  • No

    Required Question


State of Louisiana


For agency contact information, please refer to the supplemental information above. Louisiana State Civil Service, Louisiana, 70802


(866) 783-5462



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