TEST ANNOUNCEMENT

NUMBER  2000-115

ISSUED  OCTOBER 20, 2000

REVISED DECEMBER 26, 2013

 

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

State Civil Service Commission

 

Examination

 

for

 

NURSING PRACTICE ADVISER

 

NO WRITTEN TEST REQUIRED

 

Exam

No.

 

Job Title

Job

Code

Pay Schedule

and Range

 

1.

Nursing Practice Adviser

30765

MA08

 

APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

 

VETERANS:  Pennsylvania law (51 Pa.C.S. §7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs.  To learn more about employment preferences and opportunities for veterans, visit the Commission’s website, Job Seekers page, for Veterans; visit one of our offices; or call our veterans information line, (717) 787-6039.

 

NATURE OF WORK

 

You will work for the Pennsylvania Department of State, Board of Nursing to gather and evaluate information to recommend resolution of nursing practice issues.  Employees independently assess and determine the impact of current and emerging nursing practices and procedures, and function as a primary resource in this area.  Work includes conducting random surveys of clinical practice to observe new practice procedures or equipment, or to ensure the equipment and procedures are in compliance with the Nursing Act and the Board of Nursing Regulations.  Employees have considerable independence and receive general direction from the Secretary, Board of Nursing, who also reviews work for program effectiveness.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

 

Please make sure you meet all requirements.  If after reading the requirements you are not sure you qualify, contact one of the Commission's offices listed at the end of this announcement.

 

You must be willing to travel.  Travel expenses will be paid.

 

You must be a Pennsylvania resident, of good moral character and able to perform the essential functions of the job.

 

Necessary Special Requirement

Possession of a current license as a Registered Professional Nurse in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.  You must write your certification number, date issued and issuing body in the ‘License or Certificates’ section of your application for employment/promotion.

 

Minimum Requirements

Experience as a Registered Professional Nurse in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for the last five years, including three years in clinical practice; and a master’s degree in the field of nursing.

 

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

There are currently 2 filled positions for this job title.  They are located in Harrisburg, Dauphin County.

 

Lists created by this test will be used to fill future vacancies as they occur due to retirements, promotions, transfers, resignations and so forth.

 

For the most recent information on job opportunities contact the Pennsylvania Department of State, Human Resource Office, 306 North Office Building, 401 North Street, Harrisburg, PA 17120-0500; Telephone:  (717) 787-6604; Internet:  www.dos.state.pa.us; E-mail:  ra-stpersonnel@pa.gov.

 

TESTING

 

Your application will be evaluated to determine whether you meet the Minimum Requirements and Necessary Special Requirements.  If you meet these requirements, you will receive a score.  You must provide your license number and expiration date in the “Licenses or Certificates” section of your Application for Employment/Promotion.  Failure to do so may delay the processing of your application, or result in disqualification.

 

If you were previously found ineligible for Nursing Practice Adviser, but now meet the requirements, you may reapply during the life of this announcement.  A new application is required.

 

TEST RESULTS

 

Employment and promotion lists will be established.  You will be notified in writing of your test results.

 

HOW TO APPLY

 

Complete your application on the Commission’s website, Job Seekers page, by selecting Online Application, or submit your completed paper application to:

 

 

State Civil Service Commission

ATTN:  Applications

P.O. Box 569

Harrisburg, PA  17108-0569

 

Applications and further information can be obtained from:

 

1.

State Civil Service Commission:

 

 

 

Harrisburg:  2nd Level, Strawberry Sq. Complex, 320 Market St.,

 

P.O. Box 569, Hbg., 17108-0569; Telephone (Voice)

 

(717) 783-3058,Text Telephone (Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing callers

 

only) (717) 772-2685

 

 

 

Philadelphia:  110 North 8th St., Suite 503, Phila., 19107; Telephone

 

(Voice) (215) 560-2253, Text Telephone (Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing

callers only) (215) 560-4367

 

 

 

 

Pittsburgh:  411 Seventh Ave., Room 410, Pgh., 15219; Telephone

 

(Voice) (412) 565-7666, Text Telephone (Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing

 

callers only) (412) 565-2484

 

 

 

Internetwww.scsc.state.pa.us

 

 

2.

PA CareerLink offices

 

 

3.

The Human Resources office listed under the "JOB OPPORTUNITIES"

 

section of this announcement

 

For further information on testing, assistance for persons with disabilities, veterans' preference and other items, refer to the instructions provided with the "Application for Employment/Promotion."