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Idaho Division of Human Resources Nurse, Registered Manager 01.2021 in Boise, Idaho

Nurse, Registered Manager 01.2021

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Nurse, Registered Manager 01.2021

Salary

$56,950.40 - $62,649.60 Annually

Location

Boise, ID

Job Type

Full Time

Department

Department of Correction

Job Number

07416

Closing

Continuous

  • Description

  • Benefits

  • Questions

Description

The Mission of the Idaho Department of Correction (https://www.idoc.idaho.gov/) is to create a model correctional system that provides equitable access to programming and opportunities that reflect a community experience, foster connections, and restore victims of crime.

Please note changes have been made to this exam to include the standards required for the Department's compliance with the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) of 2003.

The Idaho Department of Correction is the 3rd largest employer in Idaho state government. This announcement will be used to fill a current opening in Management Services Division, Health Services and will report to the Director of Health Services. The incumbent oversees a multi-faceted comprehensive health care contract and residents health care provided in county jails and out of state facilities. This position will require some travel. Correctional experience is preferred.

Hiring lists may be created from open competitive, IDOC Department Promotional, or Statewide promotional applicants. The applications may also be used for future vacancies that may occur within the next six (6) months.

We offer an excellent benefit package which includes medical insurance, retirement benefits, paid leave and holidays to name a few. On average, employer paid portions of these benefits is equivalent to 40% of the employee’s annual salary.

BENEFITS:

  • Excellent low-cost Health, Dental, Vision Insurance (https://ogi.idaho.gov/)

  • Participation in one of the nation's best state retirement systems PERSI Retirement (https://www.persi.idaho.gov/Members/base_plan.cfm)

  • Generous vacation and sick leave accrual beginning as soon as you start

  • Ten paid holidays a year

  • Multiple savings plans, including an optional 401k & Deferred Compensation plans

  • Group Life Insurance/Disability Insurance/Supplemental Life Insurance (https://ogi.idaho.gov/life-disability/)

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Wellness Program (https://www.idoc.idaho.gov/content/careers/employee_resources/wellness)

  • Benefits Summary

Example of Duties

  • Conduct medical audits

  • Monitor health care operations including case management/utilization review

  • Serve as a resource on policies and procedures

  • Provide consultation and coordinate program activities with other departments, agencies and provider/client groups to ensure program effectiveness

  • Participate in quality management activities

  • Confer with department staff on requirements and program compliance issues

  • Participate in long-range planning and policy development

  • Maintain excellent communication with contact health care providers

Minimum Qualifications

  • Licensed as a Professional or Registered Nurse in Idaho as defined by Idaho Code 54-1408 or state licensure as a Registered Nurse pursuant to the Nurse Licensure Compact, Idaho Code 54-1418, in one of the following compact states: Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, or Wisconsin. (Required at the time of appointment)

  • Good knowledge of supervisory practices

  • Experience assessing nursing practices for compliance with policies and procedures and recommending appropriate actions

Supplemental Information

SPECIALITY QUALIFICATION

  • Willing to work in an adult correctional facility

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATION:

  • Experience making at least two oral presentations to groups using a lesson plan or program of instruction

  • Knowledge of a correctional health care environment

HIRING INFORMATION:

To be hired, candidates will have a history and background supportive of department mission goals and will be subject to:

  • Completing a Background Investigation Questionnaire and pre-employment drug testing.

  • Having a federal and state criminal background check to include fingerprints

  • Having a history of law-abiding behavior

  • Felonies, misdemeanors, illegal drug usage, DUI's, adverse driving convictions and employment history may make you ineligible for employment

Non-hiring restrictions are in place for candidates who:

  • Have been convicted of Domestic Violence or similar types of violent behaviors

  • Have a dishonorable discharge from military service

  • Currently are using, dealing or are associated with illegal drugs

  • Have close friends or relatives under IDOC care & custody where the vacancy exists

  • Are currently under IDOC supervision or probation (must be release from IDOC supervision or probation for at least one year)

Thank you for your interest in employment with Idaho Department of Correction!

OVERTIME NOTICE: At the discretion of the appointing authority, compensatory time off may be provided in lieu of overtime cash compensation. Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. In addition, preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations. If you need special accommodations to satisfy testing requirements, please contact the Division of Human Resources at (208) 334-2263.

https://dhr.idaho.gov/StateEmployees/Benefits.html

*Benefits may not be applicable for temporary or seasonal positions.

01

Idaho code 54-1408 requires state licensure as a Registered Nurse or state licensure as a Registered Nurse pursuant to the Nurse Licensure Compact, Idaho Code 54-1418.

Do you possess current licensure as a Registered Nurse?

Please make a selection below and provide your current Idaho Registered Nurse license number, temporary number, or Nurse Licensure Compact number in your resume or application information.

For licensure information, please contact the Idaho Board of Nursing at http://ibn.idaho.gov or call (208) 577-2476.

Your resume MUST support your answer.

  • Idaho license

  • License in a current Nurse Licensure Compact state: ( e.g., Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin or Wyoming).

  • No applicable license

    02

    IDOC.Good Knowledge - This position requires good knowledge of supervision.

Select the one response that best matches your education and/or experience. Your resume must support your selection.

Your resume MUST support your answer.

  • A. I do not have one year of supervisory experience that required providing work assignment, and direction and monitoring of staff with responsibility (or significant input) into the hiring of employees, preparing performance evaluations, and handling problem-solving procedures OR I have not completed courses or seminars (20 hours) that included all the essential elements of management.

  • B. I do have one year of supervisory experience that required providing work assignment, and direction and monitoring of staff with responsibility (or significant input) into the hiring of employees, preparing performance evaluations, and handling problem-solving procedures OR I have not completed courses or seminars (20 hours) that included all the essential elements of management.

  • C. I have completed three or more upper division management courses; OR I have one year experience assigned nursing mid-management responsibilities as Senior RN or Administrative Charge Nurse that required applying all 5 elements of management, OR I have a BS in Nursing Management.

  • D. I have approximately one year experience as DNS, Nursing Unit Manager, RN Manager, etc. OR Advance degree (master's level) nursing administration BA in health Care Administration, Human Resources or related field in Public Health.

    03

    This position requires at least six months experience assessing nursing practices for compliance with policies and procedures and recommending appropriate actions.

Select the one response that best matches your education and/or experience. Your resume MUST support your selection.

  • A. I do not have approximately six months' experience in a supervisory role ensuring compliance with policies and procedures, licensure regulations or care standards.

  • B. I have approximately six months' experience in a supervisory role ensuring compliance with policies and procedures, licensure regulations or care standards. This may include chart audits, data collection, policy and procedure review, committee participation and/or infection control activities.

  • C. I have approximately six months of experience related to Policy and Procedure and care standards, involving chart Audits, date collection, P and P review, committee participation infection control activities.

  • D. I have approximately one year as a Health surveyor, Health care consultant, or similar position, drafting P & P's, enforcing licensure regulations, analyzing collected data and making recommendations and evaluating outcomes. In this position, follow-up was critical and required developing a logical plan of action.

    04

    IDOC - I am willing to work in a correctional facility.

This is required for all vacancies within a correctional facility.

  • Yes

  • No

    05

    Do you have experience making oral presentations before groups?

This is typically gained through experience making a variety of presentations in any group setting, OR completion of a college level speech or communication class.

  • Yes

  • No

    06

    Do you have some knowledge of a correctional health care environment and associated principles and practices?

This is typically gained by completion of formal training in correctional health care OR six months experience working in a correctional health care environment.

Your resume MUST support your response.

  • Yes

  • No

    07

    IDOC.Resume:

IMPORTANT: You MUST add your customized resume to the space provided or you will fail this exam. Links will not be accepted. Your resume MUST support your answers provided in this exam. Inaccurate information may result in your removal from this register.

When referencing education, include all relevant course numbers, titles and credits awarded. For experience, include all relevant position titles, dates of employment (mm/yyyy-mm/yyyy or -pres), and description of work performed. For training, include hours spent training.

Emphasize your education, experience, and training directly related to the exam questions. For education or training, list the title and course number (if available), dates, number of classroom hours (or days) and/or credits, with a brief description of the content. For experience, list the title of your job(s), the months and/or years held, and the name of the employer(s) where you worked in this capacity.

PLEASE NOTE: Any special formatting such as underlines, tabs, bolding, indenting, numbering and bullets in your resume will be removed when you copy and paste it from WORD into the space below - this is OK! We are only interested in the content.

08

IDOC.PREA Have you engaged in sexual abuse in a prison, jail, lockup, community confinement facility, juvenile facility, or other institution (as defined in 42 U.S.C. 1997)

Please reference the PREA Definition of Sexual Abuse which can be found at https://www.idoc.idaho.gov/content/careers/PREA_Sexual_Abuse_Definition

  • Yes

  • No

    09

    IDOC.PREA Have you been convicted of engaging or attempting to engage in sexual activity in the community facilitated by force, overt or implied threats of force, or coercion, or if the victim did not consent or was unable to consent or refuse?

  • Yes

  • No

    10

    IDOC.PREA Have you been civilly or administratively adjudicated to have engaged in sexual activity in the community facilitated by force, overt or implied threats of force, or coercion, or if the victim did not consent or was unable to consent or refuse?

  • Yes

  • No

    11

    IDOC.PREA Have you ever participated in incidents of sexual harassment involving offenders?

Please reference the PREA Definition of Sexual Harassment available at https://www.idoc.idaho.gov/content/careers/PREA_sexual_harassment_definition

  • Yes

  • No

    12

    IDOC.Referral

How did you find out about this position?

Required Question

Agency

State of Idaho

Address

304 North 8th Street

Boise, Idaho, 83720

Website

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/idaho

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