Louisiana Department of State Civil Service NURSING ASSISTANT 1 or 2 in Jackson, Louisiana



Depends on Qualifications

Depends on Qualifications


Jackson, LA

Jackson, LA

Job Type



LDH-Office of Aging & Adult Services

Job Number



10/24/2016 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). The minimum salary for the NA 2 position is $8.06 per hour ($16,765.00 annual) and the maximum salary for the NA2 is $16.10 per hour ($33,488.00 annual). 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-$8.52hr and NA 2-$9.07hr

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.

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.

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.

If you are unable to apply online, you may fax your Civil Service application at (225)925-1914 or you may mail it to Staffing Division, Department of State Civil Service, P.O. Box 94111, Capitol Station, Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9111. Please include the job title (NURSING ASSISTANT 1 or 2) and job number (villa/tpd/161018) on your application. All applications must be faxed or postmarked by the closing date of this posting.

NOTE: When submitting a paper application, you MUST use the latest revised Civil Service application, which is available on the Department of Civil Service's website. Older versions of the Civil Service application/SF10 will not be accepted and will be returned to you. You may download a Civil Service Application here. *Paper applications will be considered incomplete if the supplemental questions are not printed, answered and submitted with the application. Resumes' are not accepted.

Applicants can check the status of their application at any time by selecting the 'Application Status' link after logging into their account. Below are the most common status messages and their meanings.

Application received - Your application has been submitted successfully.

Checking for required test score - We are making sure you have an active, passing score for the required written test.

Evaluating experience - Your application is being reviewed by Human Resources to ensure you meet the minimum qualifications for the position.

Eligible for consideration - You are among a group of applicants who MAY be selected for the position.

Eligible Pending Supplemental Qualification Review - Only candidates meeting the supplemental qualification will be eligible for referral.

Referred to hiring manager for review - Your application has been delivered to the hiring manager. You may or may not be called for an interview.

Position filled - Someone has been selected for the position.

Position canceled - The agency has decided not to fill the position.

For further information about this vacancy contact:

Villa Feliciana Medical Complex

Terrie P. David, HR Specialist or

Sandra S. Delatte, HR Director

P.O. Box 438

Jackson, LA 70748

Phone Number 225-634-4013



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 Association of Schools and Colleges; 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.