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Licensed Practical Nurse - Part time

Health and Human Services

STAUNTON

Licensed Practical Nurse - Part time

  • 493597
  • 103 VALLEY CENTER DRIVE PO BOX 2500, STAUNTON, Virginia, United States, 24402-2500
  • Western State Hospital
  • Health and Human Services
  • Wage (Hourly)
  • Closing at: Feb 28 2023 at 23:55 EST
  • Dept Behavioral Health/Develop

Title: Licensed Practical Nurse

Hiring Range: $28.75/hr.

Agency: Dept Behavioral Health/Develop

Location: Western State Hospital

Agency Website: http://www.wsh.dbhds.virginia.gov/

Recruitment Type: General Public - G

Job Duties

ROTATING SHIFTS (1st/2nd, 2nd/3rd & 3rd/1st), AS NEEDED

We seek fresh graduates and experienced individuals as part-time Licensed Practical Nurse professionals to join our team on rotating shifts, with holiday and weekend schedules required. The LPN provides quality nursing care to psychiatric and geriatric patients based on standards of nursing practice and care within the scope of license. Performs skilled patient centered nursing care to individual and groups of patients with complex mental and physical illnesses under the general supervision of a registered nurse. Provides a variety of patient care such as administering medication and treatments, maintaining patient records, promoting health and wellness education, and communicating for continuity of patient care. Ability to communicate effectively to convey necessary information. Ability to observe gauges, dials or other indicator to make sure equipment is working properly.

Paid Shift Differential:
1st shift weekend $3.00/hr.
2nd shift weekdays $2.50/hr., and weekend/holidays $3.00/hr.
3rd shift weekdays $2.25/hr, and weekend/holidays $ 3.00/hr.

Minimum Qualifications

- Ability to give full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
- Monitoring/Assessing performance of self, other individuals, organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
- Ability to communicate effectively to convey necessary information.
- Using logic and reasoning to identify strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.
- Ability to watch gauges, dials or other indicators to make sure machine is working properly
- Conducting tests and inspections of products, services or processes to evaluate quality or performance.
- Generating or adapting equipment and technology to serve user needs.
- Must be a Licensed Practical Nurse in the state of Virginia prior to beginning role.

Preferred Qualifications:

- Minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people with National Service experience are encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities.
- Experience in psychiatric, healthcare facility, acute care, long-term care or correction setting is preferred.
- Bi-lingual Spanish and English is a plus.

Special Instructions: 

RMS provides a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or résumé is submitted successfully. Please refer to “Your Application” in your RMS account to check the status of your application for this position.

Commonwealth’s Alternate Hiring Process: In support of the Commonwealth’s commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their Certificate of Disability (COD) provided by a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS). Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS to get their Certificate of Disability. If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, use this link: https://www.vadars.org/drs/cpid/PWContact.aspx, or call DARS at 800-552-5019.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact Human Resources at (540-332-8300) for assistance. Minorities, Individuals with disabilities, Veterans, and people with National Service experience are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/TTY.

Western State Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment opportunities are open to all regardless of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability.


DBHDS is a healthcare organization and must comply with the federal CMS Omnibus COVID-19 Health Care staff Vaccination Regulation which requires all employees to be vaccinated or receive an exemption. Upon acceptance of a job offer, new recruits will be asked to disclose their vaccination status (and for those fully vaccinated, proof of vaccination) during the pre-employment process. New staff who are not vaccinated for any reason or choose not to disclose their vaccination status, will need to request a medical or religious accommodation. If you have questions, please contact the Office of Human Resources.

Contact Information:

Name: Moez Nayani

Phone: 540-332-8056

Email: moez.nayani@dbhds.virginia.gov

 

In support of the Commonwealth’s commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their Certificate of Disability (COD) provided by a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired (DBVI). Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS/DBVI to get their Certificate of Disability. If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, use this link: Career Pathways for Individuals with Disabilities, or call DARS at 800-552-5019, or DBVI at 800-622-2155.

 

Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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