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LPN (Classified/Full-Time)

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BURKEVILLE

LPN (Classified/Full-Time)

  • 493903
  • 5001 E. PATRICK HENRY HWY PO BOX 427, BURKEVILLE, Virginia, United States, 23922-0427
  • Piedmont Geriatric Hospital
  • Health and Human Services
  • Full-Time (Salaried)
  • Closing at: Feb 14 2023 at 23:55 EST
  • Dept Behavioral Health/Develop

Title: LPN (Classified/Full-Time)

Hiring Range: $47,142 to $65,056

Agency: Dept Behavioral Health/Develop

Location: Piedmont Geriatric Hospital

Agency Website: https://www.pgh.dbhds.virginia.gov/

Recruitment Type: General Public - G

Are you looking for the opportunity to work as a team with diverse colleagues while forging your own unique path as a leader? Piedmont Geriatric Hospital is the place for you!

OFFERING UP TO $2,500 SIGN ON BONUS FOR ELIGIBLE NEW HIRES

PGH is actively recruiting for LPNs, to provide direct nursing care under the supervision of an RN to geropsychiatric patients in a hospital setting. Psychiatric Nursing positions will provide direct patient care according to individualized treatment care plans. This will include helping patients with activities of daily living and helping patients learn new social and inter-actionable skills in a safe therapeutic environment. When assigned to work evening and night shift, is responsible for unit operations and supervision of CNAs in the absence of a unit RN.

Job Duties

LPN's assist with direct patient care according to individualized treatment care plans. This includes helping patients with activities of daily living and helping patients learn new social and inter-actionable skills in a safe therapeutic environment. LPN's collect and report data for the development of patient plans of care, assist with patient ADL's, and identify and report behavior issues when necessary. When assigned to work evening and night shift, is responsible for unit operations and supervision of CNAs in the absence of a unit RN.

Minimum Qualifications

-Valid Driver’s License
-High School Diploma or GED
-Basic Computer Knowledge
-Requires current LPN licensure through the Virginia Department of Health Professions
-General nursing experience
-Experience with bedside nursing and patient observation

Preferred Qualifications:

-Long Term Care and Nursing Home experience is preferred
-Knowledge gerontology, techniques of behavior management, applied pharmacology as related to elderly patients with chronic medical -conditions and mental disorders is preferred
-Knowledge of infection control practices is preferred
-Basic management and supervisory skills is preferred
-Experience working with Electronic Health Records is preferred

What is Piedmont Geriatric Hospital?
PGH is a 123-bed, gero-psychiatric hospital, operated by the Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS). PGH is Virginia’s only state Mental Health Facility solely dedicated to evaluation and treatment of persons aged 65 and older. The goal of care is to facilitate discharge to a less restrictive setting by assisting patients to improve and/or maintain their physical, mental and social functioning.

Where is Piedmont Geriatric Hospital?
PGH is located in the picturesque rural setting of the Southside region of Virginia. PGH is just 60 miles from the state capital (Richmond), 65 miles from the Blue Ridge Mountains, and 144 miles from the waves of Virginia Beach.

Our Values:
PGH has H.E.A.R.T. Values: Honesty, Excellence, Accountability, Respect, Teamwork. Our values of H.E.A.R.T. make us a great place to work! Your success in our organization depends upon modeling these values, if you are in agreement, we encourage you to apply.

Some of Our Outstanding Benefits Include:
•12 Paid Holidays
•Family & Personal time off, Sick Time Off
•Excellent Health Insurance
•Disability – Long & Short Term
•Employee Assistance Program
•Flexible Benefits Program
•Group Life Insurance
•Optional Life Insurance
•Retirement Plan (VRS)

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.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during the application and/or interview processes per the American with Disabilities Act. If you are a person with a disability and desire assistance or accommodation, please notify Human Resources at (804) 766-3277 during business hours, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

PGH offers a comprehensive benefit package to include your choice of health plan, paid life insurance and retirement plans, discounts, employee referral programs, 12 paid holidays, annual, family personal and sick leave.

PGH is a tobacco-free, smoke-free work environment.

PGH is a Virginia Values Veterans (V3) certified employer, that provides hiring preference to qualified veterans and service members. We highly encourage veterans, and active members of the Virginia National Guard and/or U.S. Military Reserve members to apply, and to respond accordingly on the state application.

Piedmont Geriatric Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment opportunities are open to all applicants regardless of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability. Minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people with National Service experience are encourage to apply. EEO/AA/TTY.

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.

Contact Information:

Name: James Ritchie

Phone: 804-518-3339

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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