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Company: Louisiana Department of State Civil Service
Location: Monroe
Posted on: March 20, 2023

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$1,525.00 - $2,844.00 Monthly
Monroe, LA
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DVA-NE LA Veterans Home
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    Supplemental Information
    The Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs is an Equal Opportunity Employer and State as a Model Employer (SAME) to promote diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
    The mission of the Louisiana Veterans Homes is to primarily serve the Veterans' population of Louisiana through the provision of medical, restorative, and rehabilitative services in an atmosphere of respect and compassion. The primary objective of home is to provide quality nursing care to eligible veterans with the ultimate goal of returning the veterans to the highest possible levels of physical and mental capacity.
    This position is located in the Nursing Department of the Northeast LA Veterans Home in Monroe, Louisiana. This is a PRN/WAE position.
    The shifts are:
    Days (6:45am-3:15pm)
    Evenings (2:45pm-11:15pm)
    Nights (10:45pm-7:15am)
    The rate of pay is up to $17 hourly for this position plus shift differentials (SEE BELOW):
    SHIFT DIFFERENTIALS (per HOUR physically worked):
    Shift Diff 2nd Shift - $1.00
    Shift Diff 3rd Shift - $2.00
    Weekend/Holiday Shift Diff - $2.00
    Weekend/Holiday Shift Diff 2nd Shift - $2.00
    Weekend/Holiday Shift Diff 3rd Shift - $3.00
    PREMIUM PAY (per HOUR physically worked):
    $1.50 work incentive pay upon hire
    A Resume will not be accepted in lieu of work experience. You must describe your duties as you will not be qualified on job title alone. An application may be considered incomplete if the work experience and education sections are not completed.
    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(s).
    No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.
    As part of a Career Progression Group, vacancies may be filled from this recruitment as a Nursing Assistant 1 or 2 depending on the level of experience of the selected applicant(s). The maximum salary for the Nursing Assistant 2 is $36,504 annually. 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. 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.
    While we encourage all interested applicants to apply, please be aware that there are various reasons that your application may be disqualified from consideration including, but not limited, to:

    • Failure to fullycomplete the education and work experience sections of the application; (Please note for the education section that the semester area refers to the # of credit HOURS and not the # of semesters you completed)

    • Submission of a resume and/or SF-10 application in lieu of the online application. Information on the resume will not substitute and must also be included on the actual job application in order to be considered.

    • Failure to list completelicense information (if applicable to the job position).

    • Failure to submit an equivalency evaluation statement for an international degree by the closing of this announcement.

      For further information about this vacancy contact:
      Jamaile Burton
      Human Resources Analyst
      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 an accredited college or university.
      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.
      Do you possess a Louisiana Nursing Assistant Certificate?

      • Yes

      • No

        If you are you a certified Nursing Assistant in Louisiana, please list your CERTIFICATION NUMBER and EXPIRATION DATE. To lookup your information, visit NOTE: Failure to provide this information may result in your application not being considered If you are not a certified Nursing Assistant in Louisiana, please enter "N/A".
        Are you a current or former employee of the State of Louisiana?

        • Yes

        • No

          If so, for which state agency(ies) do you/did you work and during what time period(s)? If not, indicate "NA".
          Are you a current or former employee of the Northeast Louisiana Veterans Home?

          • Yes

          • No

            Are you available to work 2 shifts (12 hours) a month?

            • Yes

            • No

              Are you available to work every other weekend?

              • 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
                Please verify your email addressVerify Email

Keywords: Louisiana Department of State Civil Service, Monroe , CNA 1-2 (PRN/WAE), Healthcare , Monroe, Louisiana

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