Tuesday , December 7 2021

Jobs In Erie (PA State) For Licensed Practical Nurse

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Job Description:

Meet new challenges and make a significant difference in a unique and diverse population! The Pennsylvania Department of Corrections is actively seeking dedicated and conscientious Licensed Practical Nurses.

Job Responsibilities:

  • As an employee of the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections’ Health Care Team, you will assist in providing quality care to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Offender Population. LPNs will apply clinical nursing skills, hands-on assessments, and will assist practitioners and RNs on a daily basis.
  • LPNs will assist with initial screenings, medication administration, health care emergencies, and physical health assessments.
  • LPNs shall maintain department compliance for inspections, participate in in-service training, and may provide health related education to staff and Offenders.

Job Requirements:

  • Necessary Special Requirements – Possession of a current Pennsylvania license as a Licensed Practice Nurse issued by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing; or possession of a non-renewable temporary practice permit issued by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing.
  • Condition of Employment – Require that employees possessing non-renewable temporary practice permits must obtain licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse within the one year period as defined by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing.
  • PA residency currently waived for this title.
  • Do not submit resumes, cover letters, and similar documents.  These documents will not be reviewed and the information contained therein will not be considered for the purposes of determining your eligibility for the position or to determine your score.  Information to support your eligibility for the position must be provided on the application (i.e., relevant, detailed experience/education).
  • If you are within 60 days of completing a licensed practical nursing program approved by the State Board of Nursing, you are eligible to apply for this job posting.  At the time of appointment to a position, you must show proof of possession of a current, valid PA temporary practice permit or PA Licensed Practical Nurse license.
  • Must be able to perform essential job functions.

Qualification & Experience:

Job Details:

Company: Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Other

Job Location: Erie, PA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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