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Licensed Practical Nurse Full Time / Hourly (Multiple Positions)

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Completed applications for employment must be submitted online to the Virginia Jobs website at http://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com Please list all paid, voluntary and unemployment periods; we will not accept "See Resume" as a response to any question on the Virginia State Employment Application. Information on the application is the primary source used for screening the position. Failure to complete any section of the application may disqualify the application for further consideration. Applications should include complete work history, including periods of unemployment if applicable. INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE WILL NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. This website will provide a confirmation of receipt when the application is submitted for consideration. Please refer to your RMS account for the status of your application and the status of this position. PGH IS A TOBACCO-FREE, SMOKE-FREE WORK ENVIRONMENT Virginia is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Position Information

Position Information

Working Title Licensed Practical Nurse Full Time / Hourly (Multiple Positions)
Role Title Licensed Practical Nurse - 49111
Job Open Date 09/06/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)? No
Hiring Range Competitive based on experience ($25,718-$66,683)
Agency Piedmont Geriatric Hospital (729)
Agency Website Click Here for Agency Website
Location Nottoway - 135
Sublocation
Position Number 00070
Job Posting Number 1028915
Type of Recruitment General Public - G
Does this position have telework options? No
Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference No
Job Type Full-Time (Salaried)
Job Type Detail Full-Time Salaried - Non-Faculty- FTS-1
Pay Band 03
Job Description

Piedmont Geriatric Hospital is recruiting for LPNs (ALL SHIFTS), to provide direct nursing care under the supervision of an RN to geropsychiatric patients in a hospital setting; to be proficient in medication and treatment administration. When assigned to work evening and night shift, is responsible for unit operations and supervision of HSCWs in the absence of a unit RN.

Minimum Qualifications

-LONG TERM CARE AND NURSING HOME EXPERIENCE APPLY.

Requires current LPN licensure through the Virginia Department of Health Professions.

Valid Virginia Driver’s License

Knowledge – general nursing, gerontology, techniques of behavior management, applied pharmacology as related to elderly patients with chronic medical conditions and mental disorders, infection control practices, and CPR.

Skills – bedside nursing, patient observation, communication, verbal and written, basic management and supervisory skills, and problem-solving.

Abilities – to get along with people, to organize own work, to administer medications to large group of patients, and to understand and follow complex procedures involved in patient care, and to adapt to change.

Walking and/or standing for up to 8 hours or more; bending and lifting, transporting patients in geri chairs and wheelchairs; working shift work; working overtime hours or shifts as required. Moving patients with aid of mechanical devices. May be exposed to aggressive psychogeriatric patients.

Preferred Qualifications

General nursing experience preferred.

Special Requirements

Satisfactory results of a state and federal criminal history background check, Department of Social Service’s Child Abuse and Neglect Central Registry check, U.S. HHS OIG Exclusion List check, employment reference check, E-Verify and satisfactory results from your required pre-employment drug test.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Completed applications for employment must be submitted online to the Virginia Jobs website at http://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com

Please list all paid, voluntary and unemployment periods; we will not accept “See Resume” as a response to any question on the Virginia State Employment Application. Information on the application is the primary source used for screening the position. Failure to complete any section of the application may disqualify the application for further consideration. Applications should include complete work history, including periods of unemployment if applicable.

INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE WILL NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE.

This website will provide a confirmation of receipt when the application is submitted for consideration. Please refer to your RMS account for the status of your application and the status of this position.

PGH IS A TOBACCO-FREE, SMOKE-FREE WORK ENVIRONMENT

Virginia is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Contact Information

Name Human Resources
Phone 434-767-5803
Fax
Email
Address

PIEDMONT GERIATRIC HOSPITAL
5001 E Patrick Henry Hwy
Burkeville, VA 23922

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have an Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only);
    • Yes
    • No
    • Not Applicable
  2. * Do you have a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only)
    • Yes
    • No
    • Not Applicable
  3. * How did you find this employment opportunity?
    • State Recruitment Management System (RMS)
    • Agency Website or Bulletin Board
    • Job Board (Indeed, Monster, Dice, etc.)
    • Social Media (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc.)
    • Newspaper or Professional Journal (Please specify below)
    • Career Fair or Job Event (Please specify below)
    • VEC (Virginia Employment Commission)
    • Radio/TV (Please specify below)
    • Other (Please specify below)
  4. * Please specify the actual source from your response to question #3 above (Name of newspaper, Journal Title, Job Board, Career Fair, Agency Website, Social Media Type, etc.) If unknown or none, enter: N/A.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Are you a Licensed Practical Nurse by the VA Department of Health Professions? The position you are applying for requires that you have your LPN license by the VA Department of Health Professions. The information must be included on your Application under Licenses.
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Do you have a current VA driver's license? The position you are applying for requires that you already have a current driver's license. The information must be included on your Application under Licenses.

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * Please describe your previous nursing experience. Be specific as to duties performed.

    (Open Ended Question)

  8. * Please indicate the status you are applying for; Full Time, Wage/Hourly or Both.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter