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Licensed Practical Nurse/ Nurse I/II (PCN 02-7223)

State Of Alaska

This is a Full-time position in Fairbanks, AK posted May 18, 2021.

JOBThis position is open to Alaska Residents only.Please check ourresidency definitionto determine if you qualify.The mission of the Division of the Alaska Pioneer Homes is: ‘Providing elder Alaskans a home and community, celebrating life through its final breath.’This position is a member of an outstanding nursing and direct care staff at of the Fairbanks Pioneer Home and plays a vital role in providing person-centered care and support in a safe environment for up to ninety-one (91) elder residents.Our division values are:Positive Attitude: ‘We enjoy what we do.’ Optimism inspires open-mindedness and creativity.Love: ‘We love who we serve.’ Out of love and respect for our residents, we put their needs before staff convenience.Accountability: ‘We do what we say.’ We are accountable to our residents, to their families and to each other. Accepting responsibility is essential as we plan and deliver care.Trust: ‘We say what we mean.’ Open and honest communication is crucial to earning the trust of our residents, their families and our coworkers.Excellence: ‘We provide excellent care, every resident, every day every time.’ Our own excellence inspires excellence in others, including residents, families and our coworkers.What you will be doing: Provide high quality care to assisted living home residents in a warm, supportive, and caring manner. This position provides clinical and medication administration to residents and clinical support to the care teams. Focus will be on quality resident care, the growth, development, and empowerment of health care teams, and the promotion of assisted living philosophy and statutes.The benefits to joining our team: This position is part of an amazing team with opportunities to make a positive impact on the quality of life for Alaskan elders by providing excellent person-centered loving care and services.This position is surrounded by elder residents with many years of life experiences and wisdom who are in varying stages of their life journey.The working environment you can expect: This job is located at the Fairbanks Pioneer Home, an assisted living home at 2221 Eagan Ave, Fairbanks, Alaska.It is nestled in 16 beautiful acres of birch and spruce trees, convenient to the local senior center next door.Who we are looking for: Position-specific knowledge, skills and abilities that are desired or contribute to the success in this position:Considerable knowledge and skill of the principles and practices of nursing, behavior, and needs of patients.Ability to observe and evaluate reactions and changes in the physical behavioral and mental condition of patients and to think and act quickly in emergencies.Ability to develop therapeutic relationships with patients.Ability to administer treatments and medications and observe for and report adverse reactions.Ability to maintain records and to prepare clear, concise reports.Other Job information:This position is in support of the Pioneer Home, which is a 24 hour facility.This Pioneer Home is an Eden Alternative facility, where the environment includes contact with plants, flowers, and pets including cats, dogs, fish and birds.Employees of the Pioneer Home receive continual screening for tuberculosis and criminal history.A cover letter is NOT required for this position.Your complete application [, including supplemental questions,] will be used to determine which applicants will advance to the interview phase of the recruitment and selection process.To view the general description and example of duties for the Licensed Practical Nurse/Nurse I/Nurse II position, please go to the following link:https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/Alaska/classspecsEXAMPLE OF DUTIESLICENCED PRACTICAL NURSEA diploma or certificate from an accredited school in practical nursing and eligibility for licensure as a practical nurse with the State of Alaska.Special Requirements: Physical strength to lift, assist and transfer patients.Special Note:For some positions in this job class a background investigation including fingerprinting is required.NURSE IEligibility for licensure to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Alaska.Special Note:Candidates not currently licensed by the State of Alaska, who otherwise meet the eligibility requirements for licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Alaska and requisite qualifying experience, may apply for vacancies in this job class. Applicants qualifying under this option may receive a conditional job offer; however, proof of licensure will be requiredprior to final appointment and reporting for duty.Some positions may require the successful applicant to pass a background investigation, including fingerprinting, as a prerequisite to employment. These requirements will be indicated at the time of recruitment.Some positions may require the successful applicant to provide proof they are free from active pulmonary tuberculosis at the time of hire. Employees are required to be tested annually.These requirements will be indicated at the time of recruitment.NURSE IIEligibility for licensure to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Alaska;AND EITHERSuccessful completion of a formal training plan as a Nurse I with the State of Alaska;OROne year of entry level experience as a Registered Nurse. Examples of this experience include but are not exclusively limited to prior service as a Nurse I, Corrections Nurse I, or Psychiatric Nurse I with the State of Alaska or its equivalent with another employer.Substitution:Combinations of prior training and experience as a Registered Nurse in other specializations of nursing care (e.g., Psychiatric, Corrections, Public Health, Critical Care, Surgical) will be evaluated for comparability on a case-by-case basis.Special Note:Candidates not currently licensed by the State of Alaska, who otherwise meet the eligibility requirements for licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Alaska and requisite qualifying experience, may apply for vacancies in this job class. Applicants qualifying under this option may receive a conditional job offer; however, proof of licensure will be required prior to final appointment and reporting for duty.Some positions may require the successful applicant to pass a background investigation, including fingerprinting, as a prerequisite to employment. These requirements will be indicated at the time of recruitment.Some positions may require the successful applicant to provide proof they are free from active pulmonary tuberculosis at the time of hire. Employees are required to be tested annually. These requirements will be indicated at the time of recruitment.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSAt time of interview applicant must provide:Two (2) professional references (including work/supervisor-related) and three (3) character references (personal) with current contact information.If selected and prior to hire, applicant will be asked to:Submit to fingerprinting and criminal background check screening.Provide current evidence to be free from active pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) with test results dated within the last 12 months prior to start date.Provide a copy of current CPR and First Aid certificate(s), if available.Provide current evidence of negative results to COVID-19 testing performed within 2 weeks prior to start date.See IMPORTANT NOTE below.IMPORTANT NOTE: As part of the employment requirement at this unprecedented time COVID-19 testing with negative results will be required prior to appointment.Please read the below information carefully. This applies to your application submission.FLEXIBLY STAFFEDThis position is flexibly staffed. This vacancy may be filled at either level, depending on the applicant’s training and/or experience. It is recommended that you apply for all levels if you qualify. SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONSFor your application to be evaluated you must answer the Supplemental Questions. Be specific in your answers and tell us how you acquired the relevant experience. Please use complete sentences and proof-read your submissions when answering the supplemental questions. Your responses will be considered a writing sample and will be used to determine which applicants will advance to the interview phase of the recruitment process.EDUCATIONTo verify education being used to meet the required minimum qualifications, you must fill in the Education section of the application. If you have not obtained a degree, please indicate the number of units completed. Copies of transcripts are required to verify educational credentials being used to meet the minimum qualifications for a position and are required with each application. (Unofficial are okay, please ensure that the institution/URL name is listed on the transcripts). Transcripts can be attached at the time of application, provided at the time of interview or if not provided, transcripts will be required prior to appointment.SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR FOREIGN EDUCATIONEducation completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the above requirements, if applicable. If utilizing this education you must show that the education credentials have been submitted to a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign educational credentials and that such education has been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education programs; or an accredited U.S. state university reports the other institution as one whose transcript is given full value, or full value is given in subject areas applicable to the curricula at the state university. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying. Omission of required documentation listed will result in an incomplete application and you will not receive further consideration. WORK EXPERIENCEWhen using work experience not already documented in your application, please provide the employer name, your job title, dates of employment, and whether full-or part-time. Applications will be reviewed to determine if the responses are supported and minimum qualifications are clearly met. Work experience needed to meet the minimum qualifications must be documented in the application.If the application does not support minimum qualifications, the applicant may not advance to the interview and selection phase of the recruitment.A resume will not be used to determine that minimum qualifications have been met for the position in which you are applying.If you are currently or previously been appointed to a flexibly staffed position please ensure your work experience within a flexibly staffed position indicates the actual dates employed at each level.Ensure your time and any subsequent flex promotion(s) are documented as a separate position.This is required as there are minimum qualifications that require experience at a particular level in which the lower level may not be considered. If this information is not accurately reflected in your application this may cause the processing of your application for consideration to be delayed.NOTE: Attaching a resume or curriculum vitae is not an alternative to filling out the application in its entirety.Noting ‘see resume or CV’ or any similar response on any portion of your application may lead to a determination your application is incomplete and removal from consideration for this job posting.The State of Alaska does not provide VISA Employer sponsorships.RECRUITMENT SCOPEThis position is open to Alaska Residents only. Please check our residency definitionto determine if you qualify.MULTIPLE VACANCIESThis recruitment may be used for more than one (1) vacancy. The applicant pool acquired during this recruitment may be used for future vacancies for up to ninety (90) days after this recruitment closes. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply to each recruitment notice to ensure consideration for all vacancies.APPLICATION NOTICEYou can ONLY apply for this position through the Workplace Alaska website or via hardcopy application. If you accessed this recruitment bulletin through a job search portal such as ALEXsys or any other database, you MUST use a Workplace Alaska online or hardcopy application to successfully apply. Instructions on how to apply with Workplace Alaska may be found on the Workplace Alaska ‘How to Apply’ webpage, found here: http://doa.alaska.gov/dop/workplace/help/NOTICEQuestions regarding the application process can be directed to the Workplace Alaska hotline at 800-587-0430 (toll free) or (907) 465- 4095. If you choose to be contacted by email, please ensure your email address is correct on your application and that the spam filter will permit email from the ‘govermentjobs.com’ domains. For information on allowing emails from the ‘governmentjobs.com’ domains, visit the Lost Password Help page located athttps://www.governmentjobs.com/OnlineApplication/User/ResetPasswordEEO STATEMENTThe State of Alaska complies with Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).Individuals with disabilities, who require accommodation, auxiliary aides or services, or alternative communication formats, please call 1-800-587-4095 in Juneau or TTY: Alaska Relay 711 or 1-800-770-8973 or correspond with the Division of Personnel & Labor Relations at: P. O. Box 110201, Juneau, AK 99811-0201. The State of Alaska is an equal opportunity employer.SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATIONWORKPLACE ALASKA APPLICATION QUESTIONS & ASSISTANCEQuestions regarding application submission or system operation errors should be directed to the Workplace Alaska hotline at 1-800-587-0430 (toll free) or (907) 465-4095 if you are located in the Juneau area. Requests for information may also be emailed to recruitment.services@alaska.gov .For applicant password assistance please visit: https://www.governmentjobs.com/OnlineApplication/User/ResetPasswordFor specific information in reference to the position please contact the hiring manager at:Name:Kristen SalleyTitle: Administrative Assistant IIIPhone:(907) 458-2223Fax: (optional) 907 452-1070 (MUST call before to make fax arrangements)Email: Kristen.Salley@alaska.gov
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