You must submit Application Supplement No. 2007-017-1 with your online or paper application.  You must list your Registered Nurse license number and expiration date in the “Licenses or Certificates” section of your Application for Employment/Promotion.

TEST ANNOUNCEMENT

NUMBER   2007-017

ISSUED  NOVEMBER 9, 2007
REVISED DECEMBER 26, 2013

 

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

State Civil Service Commission

 

Examination

 

for

 

NURSING SERVICES CONSULTANT

 

Completing the Application Supplement is the test.

 

Exam

No.

 

Job Title

Job

Code

Pay Schedule

and Range

 

1.

Nursing Services Consultant

30755

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 providing nursing consultative and advisory services to medical, nursing, behavioral health or administrative personnel and the public.  You will develop and interpret regulations, policies, procedures, standards and guidelines related to health services.  You may plan and develop health programs, and monitor and provide direction and oversight to these programs; conduct education programs for professional groups and the public; write contracts; assess quality assurance plans and perform site visits to monitor health services.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

 

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

 

You are subject to Pennsylvania residency requirements and must be able to perform the essential functions of the job.  Visit the Commission’s website, Job Seekers page, for PA Residency Information.

 

Necessary Special Requirements

Possession of a current license as a Registered Nurse issued by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing; OR possession of a non-renewable temporary practice permit issued by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing.

 

Condition of Employment

Employees possessing a non-renewable temporary practice permit must obtain licensure as a Registered Nurse within the 1 year period as defined by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing.

 

Minimum Requirements

Three years of professional nursing experience, including two years in an administrative, supervisory, consultative or quality assurance capacity in professional nursing and a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing.  (A Master’s Degree in Nursing or Public Health may be substituted for one year of professional nursing experience.); OR an equivalent combination of experience and training, which includes two years in an administrative, supervisory, consultative or quality assurance capacity in professional nursing.

 

Clarification of Requirements

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

 

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

Positions are located in the Pennsylvania Department of Health and the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare.  Positions in the Pennsylvania Department of Health are all located in Harrisburg, Dauphin County.  Positions located in the Pennsylvania Department of Welfare are located in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County; Philadelphia, Philadelphia County; Harrisburg, Dauphin County; and Scranton, Lackawanna 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 Health, Bureau of Human Resources, Health and Welfare Building – Room 126, Harrisburg, PA 17120; Telephone:  (717) 787-6002; Internetwww.health.state.pa.us/employment

 

OR

 

Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare, Bureau of Human Resources, Health and Welfare Building – Room 106, P.O. Box 2675, Harrisburg, PA 17105-2675; Telephone:  (717) 787-5068; Internetwww.dpw.state.pa.us; E-mailra-pwhdqpostings@pa.gov

 

TESTING

 

You will be rated on your experience and training.  Your score will be based on information you report on your application and application supplement. 

 

You must provide your license number and expiration date of your Registered Nurse license in the “Licenses or Certificates” section of your Application for Employment/Promotion.  You must provide complete and accurate information. Failure to do so may delay the processing of your application, or result in a lower-than-deserved score or disqualification.

 

If you take the test and want to take it again, you may be retested after 6 months from the date of your “Notice of Examination Results.”  A new application and application supplement are required for retest.

 

If your name is on an eligible list for these job titles and you take this test, your most recent examination result will be the only one counted.

 

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 and Application Supplement No. 2007-017-1 on the Commission’s website, Job Seekers page, by selecting Online Application, or submit your completed paper application and paper application supplement to:

 

 

State Civil Service Commission

ATTN:  Applications

P.O. Box 569

Harrisburg, PA  17108-0569

 

Applications, Application Supplement No. 2007-017-1 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 offices listed under the "JOB OPPORTUNITIES" section of this announcement

 

 

4.

For general information about the salaries, application or hiring processes, view the State Civil Service Commission nursing website at www.nursing.state.pa.us or contact the State Civil Service Commission by email at nursing@pa.gov or Telephone (Voice) (717) 787-6127; Text Telephone (Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing Callers only) (717) 772-2685.

 

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."