Title: LPN (Wage/Part-Time)
Hiring Range: $28.75
Agency: Dept Behavioral Health/Develop
Location: Burkeville, Virginia
Agency Website: https://www.pgh.dbhds.virginia.gov/
Recruitment Type: General Public - G
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.
-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
-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.
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.
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Piedmont Geriatric Hospital only accepts online applications via PAGEUP. Resumes and other documents may accompany the application but will not serve as a substitute for an application. Faxed, e-mailed or mailed applications will not be accepted. Please refer to your PAGEUP account for the status of your application and this position. This posting will remain open for a minimum of five (5) business days.
Piedmont Geriatric Hospital offers a comprehensive benefit package to include your choice of four health insurance plans, paid life insurance and retirement plans, 12 paid holidays, annual and sick leave.
These positions are hourly/wage and not eligible for benefits. Hourly (wage) employees may not work more than 29 hours a week and are limited to working 1500 hours in a year.
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 (804-518-3339) for assistance. Minorities, Individuals with disabilities, Veterans, and people with National Service experience are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/TTY.
Piedmont Geriatric 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 Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (federal CMS) guidance on Omnibus COVID-19 Health Care staff Vaccination Regulation which requires vaccination of all employees or an exemption. A job offer of employment is contingent upon the candidate meeting these guidelines as a condition of employment.
Name: James Ritchie
Email: EMAILED APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED
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.
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