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Licensed Practical Nurse - 2nd Shift - Central State Hospital

at State of Georgia

Posted: 10/7/2019
Job Reference #: HEA048E
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Job Description

 Any given position will close when we determine an adequate candidate pool has been received. 

Due to the high volume of resumes/applications received, we are unable to provide the status on each applicant by phone or email.  However, please be assured that your resume/application will be evaluated and we will contact you if you are selected for an interview or we need further clarification/information.

 


Job Description
 

The successful candidate will be expected to perform the following under general supervision:

  • Provides general direct nursing care to injured, ill, convalescent or disabled individuals.
  • Care includes providing medical treatments and administering medications.
  • May supervise and/or direct the work of other disciplines.
  • Administers prescribed medications and provides appropriate documentation.
  • Handles individuals' requests as they are received.
  • Helps individuals with activities of daily living.
  • Measures and documents individuals' vital signs.
  • Observes individuals, charting and reporting changes in individuals' conditions, such as adverse reactions to medication or treatment, and taking any necessary action.
  • Provides basic care and treatments for the individuals.
  • Records food and fluid intake and output as deemed appropriate.
  • Works as part of a health care team to assess individuals' needs, plan and modify care and implement interventions.
Benefits 
  • Vacation - 15 days each year up to 5 years of service; 18 days each year from 5-10 years of service; 21 days each year for 10 years of service
  • Sick Leave – accrual at a rate of 10 hours per month (15 days each year)
  • Holidays – the state of Georgia recognizes 12 paid holidays
  • Retirement - 401(k) with a matching employer contribution and a Defined Benefit Pension Plan
  • Available Insurance – Health; Dental; Vision; Legal; Disability; Life & Dependent Life
  • Flexible Spending Accounts - Healthcare & Childcare
 We are a Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Programqualified employer.   

 

 


*FOR THIS TYPE OFEMPLOYMENT, STATE LAW REQUIRES A NATIONAL AND STATE BACKGROUND CHECK AS ACONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT *




Vocational/Technical degree from an accredited college AND current Georgia license to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse AND Six months of nursing experience.

Qualifications

  • Psychiatric-mental health experience