Head Nurse/ Nurse Supervisor
Civil Service Job: Yes
Head Nurse $23.84 (PT/Sub), Nurse Supervisor $25.47 (PT/Sub)
Information on the Head Nurse/ Nurse Supervisor position
PLEASE NOTE: EXAMIANTION FEE HAS INCREASED AS OF JANUARY 1, 2013 TO $15.00
VACANCIES: The eligible lists established as a result of these examinations will be used to fill vacancies which may occur within the Department of Nursing Homes.
APPLICATIONS ARE ACCEPTED CONTINUOUSLY AND EXAMINATIONS ARE HELD PERIODICALLY AS APPLICATIONS ARE RECEIVED.
DUTIES: (HEAD NURSE)--The work involves directing nursing service activities including the preparation of nursing care plans in a patient care unit of the County Department of Nursing Homes. The work is performed under the supervision of a Nurse Supervisor. Supervision is exercised over the work of registered nurses, practical nurses, nurse aides, volunteers, and clerical employees.
(NURSE SUPERVISOR)--The work involves directing nursing service activities in two or more patient care units in a facility of the County Department of Nursing Homes. The work is performed under the general supervision of the Director of Nursing Services. Supervision is exercised over the work of subordinate nursing personnel.
FEE REQUIRED: The State Civil Service Law requires our office to collect a processing fee from each applicant. The amount of the fee is fifteen dollars ($15) per applicant for Each examination applied for, payable at the time of filing of the application form, by check (personal or certified) or money order, payable to the “Cattaraugus County Treasurer”. Cash Will Not Be Accepted. Applicants whose personal checks are returned for insufficient funds will not be considered as candidates. Applicants must record the Examination Number(s) and Title(s) on their checks. Refunds of fees will not be issued to applicants who are disqualified for not meeting the minimum qualifications for admittance to the examination or who do not appear for testing on the scheduled test date. Therefore, Do Not Apply for an examination if you are not sure that you meet the minimum qualifications. Application Fees shall be waived for candidates that are unemployed and primarily responsible for the support of a household or are receiving public assistance and may be downloaded from our website here.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (HEAD NURSE)
Possession of a current license to practice as a registered professional nurse issued by the State of New York.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (NURSE SUPERVISOR)
Possession of a current license to practice as a registered professional nurse issued by the State of New York and one year of nursing experience.
Note: Experience as referenced above refers to full time, paid experience. Paid experience gained on a part-time basis will be pro-rated to determine eligibility. Therefore candidates must be specific when reporting number of hours worked.
SUBJECT OF EXAMINATION
The only subject of examination will be an evaluation of your training and experience. You are, therefore, asked to include in your application a summary of all-pertinent training and experience in sufficient detail so that your background may be evaluated against the duties of the position.
In your summary of training include all college course work, formal in-service training, and seminars you have attended. You must specify either the number of credits received or the number of contact hours and dates of attendance. Also include a copy of your professional license or documentation indicating eligibility for licensure. Specify the date that your license was first issued.
In your summary of experience you must specify the dates of your employment, the number of hours worked per week, your title, and the main duties for each. Be specific; vagueness and ambiguity will not be resolved in your favor. Candidates who submit incomplete applications or documentation may be disqualified.
ELIGIBLE LISTS: Candidates who are successful in this examination and who meet the qualifications will have their names placed on the eligible list in the order of final scores, regardless of the date on which they filed or on which they took the examination. The names of qualified candidates will remain on the eligible list for (1) one year.
THIS EXAMINATION IS ANNOUNCED AND WILL BE RATED IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 23-2 OF THE CIVIL SERVICE LAW. THE PROVISIONS OF THE NEW YORK STATE CIVIL SERVICE LAW, RULES AND REGULATIONS DEALING WITH THE RATING OF EXAMINATIONS WILL APPLY TO THIS EXAMINATION.
VETERANS: Disabled and non-disabled war veterans who are eligible for additional credits must submit an application for veteran’s credit. Candidates who wish to claim veterans credits on an examination should request an application and information sheet from the Cattaraugus County Civil Service Commission. The completed forms must be received before an eligible's name is added to the eligible list in order to utilize additional credits.
APPLICATIONS: Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis and may be obtained from the Civil Service Commission web page, click here for a direct link.
CATTARAUGUS COUNTY -- AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Reissued: January 2014
Cattaraugus County an Equal Opportunity Employer