AIIMS Patna Senior Nursing Officer Recruitment 2023
The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Patna is inviting online applications for the post of Senior Nursing Officer (Staff Nurse Grade-I) through direct recruitment. This blog provides comprehensive information about the recruitment process, including eligibility criteria, vacancies, and essential details.
AIIMS Patna Senior Nursing Officer Recruitment 2023: Vacancies and Reservations
AIIMS Patna has announced a total of 127 vacancies for the Senior Nursing Officer position, with reservations for various categories. Here’s the breakdown of vacancies:
- UR (Unreserved): 53
- EWS (Economically Weaker Section): 12
- OBC (Other Backward Classes): 34
- SC (Scheduled Caste): 19
- ST (Scheduled Tribe): 9
- PwBD (Persons with Benchmark Disabilities): 5 (including 1 vacancy for OL—One Leg)
Please note that these vacancies are provisional and subject to change as per government rules and requirements.
AIIMS Patna Senior Nursing Officer Recruitment 2023:Eligibility Criteria
To be eligible for the Senior Nursing Officer position, candidates must meet the following educational qualifications:
B.Sc. Nursing: Candidates should have completed a 4-year B.Sc. Nursing course from an Indian Nursing Council-recognized institute or university.
B.Sc. (Post-Certificate) or Equivalent: Candidates with a B.Sc. (Post-Certificate) or an equivalent qualification, such as B.Sc. Nursing (Post Basic) from an Indian Nursing Council-recognized institute or university, are also eligible.
AIIMS Patna Senior Nursing Officer Recruitment 2023:Experience
Candidates should have a minimum of three years of experience as Staff Nurse Grade II after completing their B.Sc. Nursing/B.Sc. (Post Certificate)/B.Sc. Nursing (post-basic) in a hospital or healthcare institute with a minimum of 100 beds.
AIIMS Patna Senior Nursing Officer Recruitment 2023:Age Limit
The age limit for the Senior Nursing Officer position is between 21 and 35 years as of the closing date of the application.
AIIMS Patna Senior Nursing Officer Recruitment 2023:Selection Process
The selection process for this recruitment consists of a Written Test and a Skill Test.
AIIMS Patna Senior Nursing Officer Recruitment 2023:General Conditions
- General/OBC Candidates: Rs. 1500/-
- SC/ST Candidates/EWS: Rs. 1200/-
- Ex-Serviceman/Persons with Disabilities: Exempted
Application fees can be paid online through a debit card, credit card, or net banking. Once paid, the application fee is non-refundable.
Senior Nursing Officer (Staff Nurse Grade – I)Pay:-
Level- 8 in Pay Matrix of (Rs. 47600-151100); Rs. 9,300 – 34,800 with Grade Pay Rs. 4,800/- (Pre-revised)
AIIMS Patna Senior Nursing Officer Recruitment 2023: Age Relaxation
AIIMS Patna provides age relaxation as per government orders. The permissible age relaxation categories and their respective relaxations are as follows:
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AIIMS Patna Senior Nursing Officer Recruitment 2023:Important Dates
- Online Application Start Date: 1st October 2023
- Last Date for Application Submission: 15 days from the date of publication of the advertisement in Employment News/Rozgar Samachar.
- scheme of examination for the post of Senior Nursing Officer
|Part||Subject||Max. Marks/Questions||Time Duration|
|A||Anatomy and Physiology||–||3 Hrs.*|
|D||Community Health Nursing-I||–|
|H||Midwifery and Gynaecological Nursing||–|
|J||Introduction to Management & Administration||–|
|L||Management of Nursing Services in Hospital and community||–|
|M||Organizational behavior and human relations||–|
|N||Nursing as a profession||–|
*The examination duration is 3 hours.
Indicative Syllabus for Examination for AIIMS Patna Senior Nursing Officer Recruitment 2023:
Senior Nursing Officer (Staff Nurse Gr. I):
A. ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY
Bones: Types, Structures, Function
Joints: Classification, Structure and Function
– Blood: Composition, clotting and blood group, cross matching. Blood products and their use.
– Heart: Position, Structure, conduction system, Function and cardiac cycle.
– Normal respiration and its deviations.
– Metabolism: meaning and metabolism of food constituents.
– Regulation of body temperature.
– Fluid and electrolyte balance.
– Central Nervous System: Structure and functions.
– Autonomic Nervous System: Structure and functions
– Structure and functions of pituitary, pancreas, thyroid parathyroid, thymus and supra renal glands.
– Physiology of vision, hearing and equilibrium.
– Process of reproduction, menstrual cycle and menopause
– Pathogenic and non- pathogenic organisms.
– Portals of entry and exit of microbes
– Transmission of infection
– Collection of specimens
– Types of immunity
– Hypersensitivity and autoimmunity
– Sterilization: dry heat, moist heat, chemicals and radiation
Disinfection: Physical, natural, gases, chemicals used and preparation of lotions
– Bio-safety and waste management
C. NURSING FOUNDATIONS
Basic Needs and Care in Special Conditions
– Care of patient with fever, unconscious patient, patient with fluid imbalance, patient with dyspnoea.
– Care of terminally ill patient.
– Care of physically handicapped.
– Signs and symptoms of approaching death, needs of the dying patient and his relatives, care of the
dying, last offices, packing of dead bodies in non-communicable and communicable diseases.
– Classification Administration & General action of drugs.
– Nursing implications in administration of drugs
First Aid in Emergency Situations
– Fire, burn, fracture, accidents, poisoning, drowning, hemorrhages, insect bites, foreign bodies.
– Transportation of the injured
D. COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING
– Dimensions of health.
– Health determinants.
– Indicators of health
– Levels of health care
– Evolution and development of community health nursing in India and its present concept.
– Family health services- Maternal, child care and family welfare services.
– Water borne disease.
– Water purification
– Nurse’s Role in National Health Programmes
– Method of calculating normal food requirements, influence of age, sex and activity.
– Commercially prepared food and its adulteration.
– Nutritional needs for special groups, infants, children, pregnant woman, lactating mothers, old
– Methods of improving an ill-balanced diet.
F. MEDICAL SURGICAL NURSING
– Graft versus host disease.
– Fluid and electrolyte imbalance and their therapeutic management
– Therapeutic approaches to pain.
– Anaesthesia: classification, anorthic and role of a nurse in anaesthesia.
– Post-operative complications: observation, prevention and management
– Management of patient with impaired respiratory functions.
– Respiratory intensive care.
– Management of endocrinal disorders.
– Renal failure and dialysis
– Management of patient with neurological dysfunction.
– Health problems in elderly
– Medical surgical emergencies.
– Classification of Cancer, Detection, prevention, Treatment modalities (Chemotherapy, Radiation)
– Infestations, infectious and non-infectious diseases and their management
– Burn and its management.
– Diseases and disorders of eyes, nose and throat and their management.
– Management of patients with cardio-vascular disease.
– Management of patient in ICU AND C.C.U
– Management of patient with cardio-vascular surgery.
– Adverse blood transfusion reaction and their management.
– Management of various infectious diseases.
– Disorders and diseases of bone, muscle, cartilage, ligaments and their management.
– Nursing Management of Patients with Sexually transmitted diseases
G. PSYCHIATRIC NURSING
– Definition of terms used in psychiatry.
– Trends in psychiatric nursing.
– Prevention of mental illness (Preventive Psychiatry) during childhood, adolescence, adulthood and
– Classification of mental disorder.
– Schizophrenic disorders.
– Mood (affective) disorders.
– Main Depressive Psychosis.
– Anxiety states.
– Phoebic disorders, obsessive compulsive disorders, depressive neurosis, conversion disorders,
dissociative reaction, hypochondriasis, psychoactive disorders, alcohol, drugs and other
psychoactive substance abuse.
– classification of drugs, antipsychotic, antidepressant, antimanic, antianxiety agents and Role of
nurses in psychopharmacology
– Types of therapies: individual and group therapy, behavior therapy, occupational therapy and Role
of the nurse in these therapies.
– Psychiatric Emergencies and Crisis Intervention
– Forensic Psychiatry / Legal As
H. MIDWIFERY AND GYNAECOLOGICAL NURSING
– Embryology and foetal development
– Physiological changes in pregnancy.
– Diagnosis of pregnancy: history, signs and symptoms and investigations.
– Influence of hormones.
– Prenatal care: objectives, history taking, calculation of expected date of delivery, routine
– Management of women in Labour
– Complications of Pregnancy and its management
– High Risk Pregnancy and its management
– High Risk labour and its management
– Fertility and Infertility
I. PAEDIATRIC NURSING
– Characteristics of New Born and Physiologic status of the newborn.
– Emerging challenges, nursing process related to pediatric nursing.
– Concept of preventive pediatrics.
– High risk newborn
– Growth and development: Definition, principles, factors affecting growth and development,
techniques of assessment of growth and development, the importance of learning about growth and
development of all age group
– Nursing interventions and adaptations in nursing care of sick child
– Care of Children with congenital defects/malformations
– Children with various systemic and functional disorders
J. Introduction to Management & Administration in Nursing
– Definition, nature & Philosophy of Administration
– Need of Nursing Administration
– Definition, concepts, and theories of management
– Principles of management
– Comparison of administration and management
– Role of Nurse as a Manager
K. Management Process
– Planning; Meaning, definition, importance, nature, Characteristics Principles, Components, steps,
types, philosophy, objectives, operational plan
– Staffing; Meaning, definition, objectives, philosophy, types of staff, factors affecting staffing,
norms, Requirements/calculation in a hospital/ educational institution, activities, patient
classification systems, scheduling
– Organizing: Meaning, definition, importance, nature, steps of organizing.
– Human resource management: recruiting, selecting, deployment, retaining, promoting, superannuation, etc.
– Budgeting; concept,steps, principles, types, cost-benefit analysis, audit,
– Material management; equipment and supplies, ABC analysis, VED analysis, Principles of good
– Directing process (Leading)
– Controlling; Quality management
– Program Evaluation Review Technique (PERT), Benchmarking, activity plan (Gantt Chart)
L. Management of nursing services in the Hospital and Community
Hospital and patient care units including ward management
Emergency and disaster management
– Human resource management:
Recruiting, selecting, deployment, retaining, promoting, superannuation etc
Categories of nursing personnel including job descriptions of all levels
Patients/ population classification systems
Patients/ population assignment and Nursing care responsibilities
Staff development and welfare: Adult Education, Career Development
– Budgeting; proposal, projecting requirements for staff, equipment and supplies for
Hospital and patient care units
Emergency and disaster management
– Material Management; procurement, inventory control, auditing, and maintenance in
Hospital and patient care units
Emergency and disaster management
– Directing and leading: delegation, participatory management
o Assignments, rotations, delegations
o Supervision & Guidance
o Implement standards, policies, procedures, and practices
o Staff development and welfare
o Maintenance of discipline
– Controlling/ Evaluation:
o Nursing Rounds/ Visits, Nursing protocols, Manuals
o Quality Assurance Model, documentation Records, and reports
o Performance appraisal
Organizational Behavior and Human Relations
– Concepts and theories of organizational behaviors
– Review of channels of communication
– Leadership styles
– Review of motivation; concepts and theories
– Group dynamics
– Techniques of;
o Communication; and
o Interpersonal relationships
o Human relations:
– Public relations in the context of nursing
– Relations with professional associations and employee unions and collective bargaining
N. Nursing as a profession
– Nursing as a profession
▪ Philosophy; nursing practice
▪ Aims and objectives
▪ Characteristics of a professional nurse
▪ Regulatory bodies; INC, SNC Acts; – constitution, functions
▪ Current trends and issues in Nursing
– Professional ethics
Code of ethics; INC, ICN
Code of professional conduct; INC, ICN
– Practice Standards for Nursing; INC
– Consumer Protection Act
– Legal aspects in Nursing
o Legal terms related to practice; registration and licensing
o Laws related to nursing practice; Breach and penalties
o Malpractice and negligence
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FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)
Q1: What is the application fee for general and OBC candidates?
The application fee for general and OBC candidates is Rs. 1500/-
Q2: Is there any age relaxation for SC/ST/OBC candidates applying for unreserved vacancies?
No, there is no age relaxation for SC/ST/OBC candidates applying for unreserved vacancies.
Q3: How can I pay the application fee For AIIMS Patna Senior Nursing Officer Recruitment 2023?
You can pay the application fee online through a debit card, credit card, or net banking.
Q4: When does the online application process start?
The online application process starts on October 1, 2023.
Q5: What is the mode of the AIIMS Patna Senior Nursing Officer Recruitment 2023?
The examination for the Senior Nursing Officer position will be conducted in a Computer-Based online/offline mode.
Q6: When will the Skill Test take place, and is it qualifying in nature?
The Skill Test will be held after the Computer-Based Online/Offline Exam. It is qualifying in nature, and marks obtained in the qualifying exam will not be considered for deciding the candidate’s merit. Candidates must score at least 50% marks in the Skill Test to qualify.
Q7: How are candidates called for the Skill Test, and what criteria are followed?
Candidates are called for the Skill Test based on their merit and category. Those with higher ranks in the merit list will be called for the Skill Test.
Q8: What is the application fee for different categories of candidates?
The application fee varies for different categories:
General/OBC Candidates: Rs. 1500/-
SC/ST Candidates/EWS: Rs. 1200/-
Ex-Serviceman/Persons with Disabilities: Exempted
Q9: Can I get a refund of the application fee if I change my mind or make an error in the application?
No, the application fee once remitted is non-refundable under any circumstances.