Full Job Description
This position will be filled as a Job Appointment.
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LA State Board of Nursing
A baccalaureate degree.
Six years of full-time work experience in any field may be substituted for the required baccalaureate degree.
Candidates without a baccalaureate degree may combine work experience and college credit to substitute for the baccalaureate degree as follows:
A maximum of 120 semester hours may be combined with experience to substitute for the baccalaureate degree.
30 to 59 semester hours credit will substitute for one year of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
60 to 89 semester hours credit will substitute for two years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
90 to 119 semester hours credit will substitute for three years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
120 or more semester hours credit will substitute for four years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
College credit earned without obtaining a baccalaureate degree may be substituted for a maximum of four years full-time work experience towards the baccalaureate degree. Candidates with 120 or more semester hours of credit, but without a degree, must also have at least two years of full-time work experience tosubstitute for the baccalaureate degree.
Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies: the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; the New England Commission of Higher Education; the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
May be required to pass a security clearance or background check by a law enforcement agency.
FUNCTION OF WORK:
To train in ensuring that licenses are issued, maintained or reinstated timely to all eligible and qualified persons regulated by a statewide regulatory Board.
To train in effecting continuing education credentialing for licensees regulated by a statewide regulatory Board as well as continuing education for Board staff.
LEVEL OF WORK:
Broad review from Licensing Analyst Supervisor or other administrative official.
May exercise functional supervision over clerical staff.
LOCATION OF WORK:
Any Louisiana licensing Board.
Differs from Licensing Analyst 2 by lack of independence in performance of duties.
Examples of Work
Performs the following in a training capacity:
Examines and analyzes data submitted by and/or on behalf of each applicant for licensure for accuracy, authenticity, and completeness of factual information to document determination of eligibility and qualification for licensure.
Conducts pre-licensure and post-licensure investigations of each applicant for eligibility and/or qualifications for licensure. Such investigations may be through personal interview.
Schedules and coordinates all aspects of requisite interviews of applicants with Board.
Receives, safeguards, records, analyzes and prepares report of security clearance data, which includes fingerprint identification, provided by federal, state and local law enforcement agencies for licensees.
Advises applicants and/or licensees of status of application and/or requests relative to requisite information for further disposition of same.
Receives and reviews professional examination results and advises and makes recommendations to examinees, examiners, advisory committees, and superiors.
Receives, analyzes and verifies authenticity of diplomas and licenses submitted by applicants, licensees, institutions, and/or other licensing authorities as well as federal and state documents authorizing work in the United States and/or in the State (i.e. J-1 Visas, naturalization papers, licenses).
Researches records, makes requests and responds to requests for information to/from entities that include professional organizations, hospital administrators, health care entities, providers, federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies, other federal, state and local officials, general public, providers and other licensing and/or certification entities relative to licensees, statutes, rules and regulations and other public information.
Researches and reviews actions taken by other states and/or entities as reported to central data bases.
Solicits certified true copies of official decisions and actions relative to licensees.
Reviews application to determine if requisite licensure fees have been received by agency.
Determines eligibility for and issues temporary permits/license which do not require the signature of the Director of Licensure and/or approval of Board.
Records findings and recommendations and prepares official record for each applicant for presentation to and consideration by the Board for acts or transactions for which approval is required and/or granted in central data base.
Advises superiors and the Board of status of applications and makes recommendations accordingly.
Assigns official license numbers for particular disciplines examined and analyzed and prepares license for same.
Issues duplicate certificates/licenses.
Determines when licensure files can be forwarded to master file room and takes action accordingly.
Explains federal and state laws, rules and regulations, standards and agency policies to officials, staff, licensees, the public and/or providers of services and interprets and applies same.
Communicates and cooperates with other Board divisions, federal, state and local law enforcement agencies, other federal and state agencies, and entities that include professional organizations, hospital administrators, health care entities, providers, other federal, state and local officials, general public, providers and other licensing and/or certification entities relative to status of licensees, compliance, statues, rules and regulations, and policies and procedures of the Board.
Analyzes credentialing and data from national public and private central data basis.
Reports data to national public and private central data bases.
Refers irregularities to superiors and evidence and other records and reports for legal proceedings relative to possible disciplinary actions of licensees to Investigations Division.
May assist Investigations Division with special investigations, preparation of reports of fraud and preparation for administrative hearings in the denial of initial licensure.
Verifies credentials of licensees through written and/or personal contact with entities that include professional organizations, hospital administrators, health care entities, providers, other federal, state and local officials, general public, providers and other licensing and/or certification entities.
Coordinates with educational/training institutions to effect timely distribution and/or disposition of applications to students.
Conducts certain activities relative to continuing education for licensees of all disciplines regulated by the Board as required under statute, rule, regulation, and/or agreement between the Board and licensees and for staff and relative to procurement and use of grant monies.
Recommends methods of verification and documentation of attendance and compliance to the supervisor and verifies and documents attendance and compliance with provisions of continuing education requirements for licensees, licensees on probation and Board staff.
Advises the Supervisor of special needs relative to continuing education.
Verifies and documents attendance of staff for continuing education (i.e. State CPTP Program).
Reviews and analyzes information from continuing education programs, and conducts annual continuing education audits.
Assists in quality assurance review activities.
Assists in the preparation and dissemination of reports of statistical data, official reports and/or information regarding continuing education, compliance.
Interprets and explains statutes, agency rules, regulations, policies and procedures of continuing education to the public.
Assists in the reporting and/or noticing of licensees and staff of statues, rules, regulations, and policies of the Board relative to continuing education.
May act as agency representative and/or spokesperson, representing the Board at local, state and national meetings, seminars sponsored by health care entities and interagency meetings in absence of Director and/or Supervisor.
Makes recommendations for rules, regulations and policies.
Provides input and recommendations to Supervisor on policies and/or procedure development.