CITY OF PHILADELPHIA PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT

COMMUNITY HEALTH REGISTERED NURSE
(General)

ExamNumber:
08Q14C02


Announce/ Closing Date:
July 30, 2007
- Continuous

Salary Range:
$46,313 - $59,538 per year
(The appointment rate may be set at
one of the pay steps in the pay range for
the class based on the applicant's qualifications)

Residency Waiver:


APPLICATION PROCESSING FEE: WAIVED

The Application Fee for this announcement has been waived.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Applications are available on the Concourse Level of the Municipal Services Building, 15th & J.F. Kennedy Boulevard, Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM to 5 PM.

When applying by U.S. mail, the application should be sent to:

City of Philadelphia
Personnel Department
1401 J.F. Kennedy Boulevard, Room 1640
Philadelphia, PA 19102

To apply in person, please visit the Employment Application Center on the Concourse Level of the Municipal Services Building, 1401 J. F. Kennedy Boulevard in Center City Philadelphia.

U.S. VETERANíS PREFERENCE NOTE:
Ten points for veteranís preference will be added to the scores of eligible veterans who apply for open competitive tests and pass the examination (for concurrent examinations, this applies only to applicants who are not currently employed by the City in a civil service position). You must be honorably discharged from the U.S. armed forces. Attach a DD214, member 4, to your application if you wish your eligibility to be reviewed. Spouses of disabled or deceased veterans may also be considered.


DUTIES

This is general duty nursing work in the care, treatment and teaching of patients and groups of patients. An employee in this class provides direct patient care and required medical services in accordance with Standing Medical Orders. Work includes motivating and counseling patients in proper health care practices and serving as patient advocate. Employees may work in specialized assignments, such as coordinating the delivery of managed health care services and reviewing and evaluating the quality and level of services; or specialized nursing work in the care and treatment of patients with a specific disease or condition. Work is performed under the supervision of a nursing superior. Work may require some physical effort.

For additional information regarding this class please refer to specification 4C02 available at www.phila.gov/personnel.


REQUIREMENTS

  1. Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing

    OR

    For Diabetes Nursing Assignment Only: Completion of a bachelor's degree program at an accredited college or university with major course work in nursing, nursing education or a closely related area.

NOTES:

  1. YOU MUST SUBMIT, AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION, A PHOTOCOPY OF YOUR LARGE REGISTERED NURSE (RN) LICENSE AND A RESUME.
  2. You must complete a comprehensive training program for the prevention of sexually transmitted diseases mandated by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) if required by work assignment

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENT FOR BILINGUAL SPECIALTY:
Sufficient training and/or experience to be able to understand and speak fluently and clearly in English and a designated non-English language.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND/OR CERTIFICATES
Eligibility for a license as a Registered Nurse issued by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nurse Examiners at the time of application and possession of such licensure at the time of appointment.

PROJECTED EXAMINATION SCHEDULE
This examination will be given as applicants are approved for assessment.

RESIDENCY WAIVER NOTE:
The Civil Service Commission has waived the usual requirement that candidates must be residents of the City of Philadelphia for one year prior to date of appointment. Establishment of residency will be required of each non-resident hired not later than six (6) months after completion of the probationary period.


EXAMINATION PARTS AND WEIGHTS:

Will be related to the duties of the position and will consist of the following:
PARTS WEIGHTS
- Open Competitive
Training & Experience Evaluation 100%
TOTAL 100%

TEST REVIEW
In accordance with Civil Service Regulation 9.091B, candidates will have 30 days after the results have been mailed to review their test.  Call 215-686-0880

ELIGIBLE LISTS:

OPEN COMPETITIVE
Only an open competitive eligible list will be established as a result of this examination. Permanent City employees who compete will receive no promotional preference in this examination.


CLOSING DATE (Application Deadline):

Applications will be accepted until further notice.


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END OF ANNOUNCEMENT