US Government, LDH-Office of Behavioral Health

This vacancy is located in the Nursing Department/Secure Forensic Facility (SFF) of Eastern Louisiana Mental Health System in Jackson, LA (East Feliciana Parish). ELMHS is the largest 24-hour, multi-site, state psychiatric complex, comprised of residential, outpatient and inpatient services.
 *This posting may be used to fill vacancies in other divisions or units at Eastern Louisiana Mental Health System .
 This position may be filled as either a Probational or Job Appointment (open to all qualified applicants); a Promotion (open to all statewide classified and Agency-wide permanent status employees), by Detail to Special Duty; or as a part-time WAE. Current permanent status, classified employees may be required to accept a Probational appointed if selected for a full-time position.

Salary is negotiable based on experience

 Psychiatric Aide 3: $1112.80-biweekly/$13.91-hourly    
 Work Incentive Pay is $0.65/hour for hours worked.
 *Resumes WILL NOT be accepted in lieu of completed education and experience sections on your application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete.*
 No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.
 To apply for this vacancy, click on the “Apply” link above and complete an electronic application which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities.  Applicants are responsible for checking the status of their application to determine where they are in the recruitment process by selecting the ‘Applications’ link after logging into their account.
 The State of Louisiana only accepts online applications. Paper applications will not be accepted. Computer access is available at your local library, at local Louisiana Workforce Commission Business Career Solutions Centers (Download PDF reader), and at the State Civil  Service Testing and Recruiting Center at 5825 Florida Boulevard, Room 1070, Baton Rouge, LA 70806.  If you require an ADA accommodation, please contact our office at (225) 925-1911 or Toll Free: (866) 783-5462 during business hours for additional assistance.  
(Please note:  Libraries and LWC centers cannot provide in-depth assistance to applicants with limited computer skills; therefore, we suggest that such applicants have someone with computer proficiency accompany them to these facilities to assist with the computer application process.  Also, no State Civil Service employees are housed at the libraries or LWC centers to answer specific questions about the hiring process.  Such questions should be directed to the State Civil Service Testing and Recruiting Center at the phone numbers above or by visiting the office on Florida Blvd. where assistance is available.  Information is also provided on our job seeker website at
For further information about this vacancy, please contact:

Christy Strickland
LDH-ELMHS Human Resources
Jackson, LA. 70748

 Specific information about this job will be provided to you in the interview process, should you be selected.  However, there is no guarantee that everybody that applies to this posting will be interviewed.

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