Infection Control Nurse
Job Posting Title
Infection Control Nurse
650 DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
Norman Veterans Center
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Note: Applications will be accepted until 11:59 PM on the day prior to the posting end date above.
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Infection Control RN salary $73,000.00 ($35.10 hourly)
Shift differentials $2.88 hour for hours on evening and night shifts worked only, does not apply for leave used.
Biweekly benefit allowance for 2023 as follow:
Employee only $343.28
Employee & Spouse $682.90
Employee, Spouse & Child $802.50
Employee, Spouse & Children $872.88
Employee & Child $464.14
Employee & Children $548.39
Brief outline on retirement:
Pathfinder is a 401K with 3 plan choices:
Standard: 4.5% we put in 6%
High: 7% we put in 7%
Customized -You have the opportunity to put in any amount over 4.5% or 7%. We put in 6% for anything less than 7% and 7% for anything over 7%.
You vest 20% each year. At 5 years you are fully vested.
Additional Incentive amounts:
You can earn up to 10% of your annual salary by completing any incentive bonus listed that does not pertain to your job description and that would benefit this facility (example: keeping your CNA cert updated while working in accounting is $2600 per year because it will benefit this facility, but getting your cleat would not benefit this facility so it wouldn't be one that you would be able to get the incentive pay for)
Student loan repayment program
We will pay $5,000 per year up to 3 year ($15,000) toward your student loans
Longevity begins after 2 years. You receive your first longevity payment in the pay period of your anniversary date.
You will receive a longevity payment on year 2 and every year after but on even years it will increase (Example: year 2 -$250, year 3 -$250, Year 4 -$426 so on and so on)
Paid time off:
• 1-5 years - 15 days a year possible - 4.62 hours biweekly (based on hours worked 0.057692 per minute)
• 5-10 years - 18 days a year possible - 5.54 hours biweekly (based on hours worked 0.069231 per minute)
• 10-20 years - 20 days per year possible - 6.15 hours biweekly (based on hours worked 0.076923 per minute)
• 20 years plus - 25 days per year possible - 7.69 hours biweekly (based on hours worked 0.096154 per minute)
Sick leave: 15 days a year possible - 4.62 hours biweekly (based on hours worked 0.057692 per minute)
Holiday leave: 11 holidays accrued yearly to use within 6 months after accrual date.
Admin Weather leave: We are considered essential personnel; we will be required to work during inclement weather. You will accrue up to 8 hours per day or 36 hours total of admin leave if you are working during inclement weather to use within the 6 months from the date of accrual.
Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities involving the supervision and management of a staff, program, unit, facility, or statewide geographical area that provides direct or indirect health services. This includes responsibility for broad management issues in planning, organizing and integrating various functions for which responsibility is assigned and directing assigned staff in meeting the goals and objectives of the program.
- Plans, organizes and directs health services for an assigned program, unit, facility, hospital or geographical area; insures that goals, objectives and work performed are consistent with standards and that quality care is provided to patients and clients.
- Selects, mentors, motivates and directs development and evaluation of the staff; establishes and tracks quality improvement indicators and other information concerning services and care to insure that resources are available to provide quality services and on-time performance consistent with standards; may devise health related educational programs for professional and non-professional staff.
- Participates, consults and collaborates in the development of long-range plans for health care programs; may interpret and communicate agency and departmental policies and procedures; establishes areas of responsibility and assignment; develops or implements policies and procedures to insure efficient and effective delivery of health services.
- Receives, analyzes and evaluates reports and other information and coordinates quality improvement activities concerning the care of patients, equipment, environmental health and safety conditions, and other related services in improving the quality and utilization of health care.
- Develops budget estimates or other information concerning financial requirements; approves or monitors expenditures, purchases and other actions to insure compliance with budget guidelines and effective delivery of services.
Positions at this level are assigned responsibilities involving direction of the entire nursing or health care program in a facility or geographical area. Employees in these positions are free from active control in planning and carrying out work responsibilities.
Education and Experience
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of possession of a valid permanent Oklahoma license as a registered nurse as approved by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing, or Registered Nurse License recognized by the Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC) and four years of professional nursing experience, two years of which must have been in a supervisory capacity PLUS one additional year of professional nursing experience in a managerial or consultative capacity or providing consultation and educational services in a specialized field or program; or a bachelor's degree in nursing and three years of professional nursing experience, two years of which must have been in a supervisory capacity PLUS one additional year of professional nursing experience in a managerial or consultative capacity or providing consultation and educational services in a specialized field or program; or a master's degree and two years of professional nursing experience in a supervisory capacity PLUS one additional year of professional nursing experience in a managerial or consultative capacity or providing consultation and educational services in a specialized field or program.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Competencies
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities required at this level consist of knowledge of professional nursing theory, practices, and techniques; of expense control, and purchasing procedures; of the philosophy and objectives of the nursing department; of the principles and practices of effective supervision; and of federal and state laws and regulations pertaining to the services provided or the programs offered. Ability is required to direct, motivate and evaluate staff; to plan and implement programs; to develop controls to monitor effectiveness of programs; to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; to plan and implement an effective health care program; to interpret, analyze, and resolve highly complex administrative and personnel problems; to direct and coordinate the activities of multiple work units and divisions engaged in a broad range of functions; and to develop an effective training and orientation program for Nurse Manager I.
Upon appointment, incumbents designated by the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services shall complete certification in one of the following required Departmental sponsored training in case management: Certified Behavioral Health Case Manager - Adult; Certified Behavioral Health Case Manager - Child, Adolescent and Family; or Certified Behavioral Health Case Manager - Dual Certification. The Oklahoma State Department of Health requires a Master's Degree for Level IV. Upon a conditional offer of employment, Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services applicants must submit to a physical examination and shall meet the physical examination requirements of occasionally lifting/carrying 50 pounds and able to push and pull a maximum force of 25 pounds.Some agencies may have determined positions in this job family to be safety sensitive as defined by63 O.S. § 427.8.
Additional Job Description
Equal Opportunity Employment
The State of Oklahoma is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of genetic information, race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, or disability.
Current State of Oklahoma employees must apply for open positions through their Workday account. Go to Careers app on WD home screen>Click on 'Find Jobs-Internal State of Oklahoma'.