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Louisiana Department of State Civil Service REGISTERED NURSE SUPERVISOR B in United States






$6,324.93 - $8,949.00 Monthly


Pineville, LA

Job Type



LDH-Office for Citizens with Development Disabilities

Job Number

PSSC 20-114 JD


11/24/2020 11:59 PM Central

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Supplemental Information

Registered Nurse Supervisor B


Location: Nursing

Shift: 8:00 am – 4:30 Pm Pass Day SS

List ALL prior employment - you will not be qualified based on job title alone, you must describe your actual duties. INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED!

This position receives Shift Differential & Longevity pay and has a Special Entrance Rate (SER) of $36.495hr.

This position may be filled by Probation, Promotion, Demotion, or Lateral Transfer. Preference may be given to permanent classified employees of Pinecrest Supports and Services Center.

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.

Resumes WILL NOT be accepted in lieu of completed education and experience sections on your application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete. Resumes will not be accepted and should not be attached

*REVIEW YOUR APPLICATION TO MAKE SURE IT IS CURRENT. Failure to provide your qualifying work experience may result in your application not being considered*

There is no guarantee that everyone who applies to this posting will be interviewed.

For further information about this vacancy contact:

Jeanette Deville

Pinecrest Supports & Services Center

P.O. Box 5191

Pineville, Louisiana 71360



Possession of a valid Louisiana license or temporary permit to practice professional nursing or a multi-state license issued by a Nursing Licensure Compact (NLC/eNLC) state plus four years of professional nursing experience.


A baccalaureate degree in nursing will substitute for one year of the required experience.

A master's degree in nursing or public health will substitute for one year of the required experience.

Specialized degrees less than a doctorate will substitute for a maximum of one year of the required experience.

A doctorate in nursing or public health will substitute for two years of the required experience.

Specialized degrees will substitute for a maximum of two years of the required experience.


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


To provide supervision of nursing services either in a clinical, educational, or programmatic setting.




General from an RN Manager or other higher level personnel.


Direct over lower level registered nurse supervisors, paraprofessional and/or professional personnel.




Differs from RN Supervisor A by serving as a second line supervisor.

Differs from RN Manager by the absence of serving as the manager of a department, unit, or facility.

See allocation criteria memo.

Examples of Work



Provides second line supervision of nursing services in a clinical, educational, or programmatic setting.

Provides specialized nursing care, i.e. ventilative care, special equipment, triage, or multiple system failures, etc.

Schedules and assigns staff commensurate with patient care needs.

Plans and directs nursing services for assigned areas and coordinates activities with other departments.

Evaluates patient care practices according to established standards and implements quality assurance methods to insure that standards are met.

Participates in research to establish and update standards of nursing practice.

Assists with determining suitable organizational structure and staffing requirements for assigned nursing areas, including professional and nonprofessional employees.

Develops and interprets to other professional and nonprofessional staff area operation policies, procedures and standards of care in accordance with overall hospital and accreditation committee policies.

Reviews staffing roster for assigned areas to ensure adequate nursing coverage of professional and nonprofessional staff.

Assists in identifying needs for in service education and arranges for staff to participate.

Serves on various committees such as, Nursing Policy and Procedure Committee, patient safety, quality assurance, and utilization review.

Supervises the ordering of medical supplies and materials for assigned services.

May serve on committee for interviewing and hiring of nursing personnel and make recommendations concerning hiring.

Initiates or responds to various codes; supervises staff to assure that proper procedure is followed.

May in absence of manager, director, and assistant director assume responsibility for supervision of entire nursing department within a facility.

May during weekends, holidays, and after hours assume responsibility for supervision of entire hospital/facility including overall supervision of other departments.

When necessary acts as liaison with families, other facilities, law enforcement agencies concerning patients' admission, discharge, transfer, etc.

Assists instructors with affiliating registered nurse students in patient selection.


Serves as supervisor of a large metropolitan parish health unit in establishing short and long- term goals and work planning for any OPH program.

Supervises activities of specific clinics to ensure that patients receive needed services, program requirements are maintained, and appropriate follow-up appointments and treatment are provided.

Serves as technical and consultative Nurse Family Partnership (NFP) expert for multi-site or teams.

Supervises and directs activities of multiple NFP sites including nursing and support staff to ensure that patients receive needed services, program requirements are met and maintained, and appropriate follow-up is provided. Serves as a liaison between assigned NFP teams, statewide NFP management and National NFP personnel.

Provides professional nursing care to individuals, families, and communities in public health program clinics, communities, shelters and/or any additional sites designated for public health services.

Develops and evaluates staffing patterns and clinic schedules to ensure maximum staff utilization.

Assesses performance and efficiency of public health nursing personnel. Plans and evaluates performance and participates in disciplinary actions.

Provides counseling of employees on performance-related issues. Identifies continuing education needs of staff and provides for in-service instruction on public health program requirements, policies and procedures.

Analyzes statistical data in program activities, caseload and program effectiveness to provide specialized training.

Supervises and/or provides care coordination and follow-up of services. Informs families about community resources, supervises and/or provides home visits. Serves as a collaborative resource for services available.

Collaborates with parish, regional and statewide personnel in planning, developing and implementing general and specialized program guidelines and recommendations. Represents OPH and the public health nursing profession to community groups.

Provides environmental health nursing and risk assessments in collaboration with environmental health personnel and regional/state epidemiologists for exposure to environmental risks and disease outbreaks.

Plans, coordinates, implements, evaluates, and communicates public health information, roles, capacities, and legal authority to all parish health unit staff and partners involved with emergency response on a parish level.

Supervises, educates, and provides professional nursing care in response to emergency situations in the community and statewide. Responds to emergencies and public health/bioterrorist threats on a 24-hour basis.


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.


PSSC - Are you currently employed by Pinecrest Supports & Services Center?

  • Yes

  • No


PSSC - Can you work overtime?

  • Yes

  • No


PSSC - Have you ever been on probation or sentenced to jail/prison as a result of a felony conviction or guilty plea to a felony charge?

  • Yes

  • No


PSSC - If "YES", give the law enforcement authority (city, police, sheriff, FBI, etc.) the offense, place, and disposition of case. If this question does not apply to you, enter N/A.


PSSC - Incomplete applications will NOT be considered! Have you listed ALL prior employment (entire work history starting after High School or College) with complete name of all employers (no abbreviations), your job title, complete address, & phone number of each employer?

  • Yes

  • No


PSSC - You will be selected for interview based on your application. Explain any gaps in employment of 3 months or longer (Example: January/1999 - May/1999 = taking care of sick parent or stay at home parent etc.). If this question does not apply to you, enter N/A.


PSSC - Failure to fully complete the education and work history sections of the application can result in an applicant being hiring at the lower level of the position in which any are applying. Have you listed ALL prior work history (entire work history starting after High School or College)?

  • Yes

  • No


PSSC / Are you in possession of a valid Louisiana license or temporary permit to practice professional nursing or a multi-state license issued by a Nursing Licensure Compact (NLC/eNLC) state?

  • Yes

  • No


PSSC / If you answered "Yes" to the previous question, please list each job below, with said experience. If you answered "No" please type N/A.

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