Announce/ Closing Date:
The Application Fee for this announcement has been waived.
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
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.
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.
Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing
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.
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.
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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
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.
Applications will be accepted until further notice.