This position may be eligible to receive a temporary stipend of 10% in addition to base pay beginning in December 2021. If eligible, the temporary stipend amount will be calculated using the employee's base rate of pay and will be reflected in each paycheck. It is anticipated that this temporary stipend will be available through June 30, 2022.
In this position the candidate carries out all geriatric nursing care, treatment and services in a professional and prescribed manner; provides a safe, therapeutic and hygienic environment. Provides a variety of nursing care for infirm geriatric residents; oversees and trains staff in specific resident care; observes and assesses residents' behavior and physical conditions; administers medical treatment and intervention according to the plan of care; acts as lead or performs limited supervision on an assignment. In the event the Geriatric Nurse II position is the charge nurse, the incumbent oversees the functions of all licensed staff on the unit as well as the Certified Nursing Assistants. Learns, implements and monitors Arizona Management System (AMS) methods.
The Arizona Department of Administration offers a comprehensive benefits package to include:
• Sick leave
• Vacation with 10 paid holidays per year
• Health and dental insurance
• Retirement plan
• Life insurance and long-term disability insurance
• Optional employee benefits include short-term disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life insurance
For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page
Positions in this classification participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS).
Please note, enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of employment.
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ARIZONA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (AMS)
All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress. Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.
The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.