Licensed Practical Nurse III
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Licensed Practical Nurse III
650 DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
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Note: Applications will be accepted until 11:59 PM on the day prior to the posting end date above.
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Hiring LPNs of all experience levels.
LPN III salary $56,000.00 ($26.92 hourly)
Shift differentials $1.44 hour for hours on evening and night shifts worked only, does not apply for leave used.
Biweekly benefit allowance for 2023 as follow:
Employee only $343.28
Employee & Spouse $682.90
Employee, Spouse & Child $802.50
Employee, Spouse & Children $872.88
Employee & Child $464.14
Employee & Children $548.39
Brief outline on retirement:
Pathfinder is a 401K with 3 plan choices:
Standard: 4.5% we put in 6%
High: 7% we put in 7%
Customized -You have the opportunity to put in any amount over 4.5% or 7%. We put in 6% for anything less than 7% and 7% for anything over 7%.
You vest 20% each year. At 5 years you are fully vested.
Additional Incentive amounts:
You can earn up to 10% of your annual salary by completing any incentive bonus listed that does not pertain to your job description and that would benefit this facility (example: keeping your CNA cert updated while working in accounting is $2600 per year because it will benefit this facility, but getting your cleat would not benefit this facility so it wouldn't be one that you would be able to get the incentive pay for)
Student loan repayment program
We will pay $5,000 per year up to 3 year ($15,000) toward your student loans
Longevity begins after 2 years. You receive your first longevity payment in the pay period of your anniversary date.
You will receive a longevity payment on year 2 and every year after but on even years it will increase (Example: year 2 -$250, year 3 -$250, Year 4 -$426 so on and so on)
Paid time off:
• 1-5 years - 15 days a year possible - 4.62 hours biweekly (based on hours worked 0.057692 per minute)
• 5-10 years - 18 days a year possible - 5.54 hours biweekly (based on hours worked 0.069231 per minute)
• 10-20 years - 20 days per year possible - 6.15 hours biweekly (based on hours worked 0.076923 per minute)
• 20 years plus - 25 days per year possible - 7.69 hours biweekly (based on hours worked 0.096154 per minute)
Sick leave: 15 days a year possible - 4.62 hours biweekly (based on hours worked 0.057692 per minute)
Holiday leave: 11 holidays accrued yearly to use within 6 months after accrual date.
Admin Weather leave: We are considered essential personnel; we will be required to work during inclement weather. You will accrue up to 8 hours per day or 36 hours total of admin leave if you are working during inclement weather to use within the 6 months from the date of accrual.
Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities for performing technical direct and indirect nursing care in a clinic, hospital, institution, or home setting for individuals under the supervision or direction of a registered nurse, licensed physician, or dentist. This includes taking temperatures, pulse, respiration, and blood pressure, and various other technical nursing tasks in providing health care to patients and others.
- Performs nursing procedures or specialized functions in accordance with knowledge, skills, and licensure.
- Participates in the evaluation of responses to interventions.
- Teaches basic nursing skills and related principles. Delegates nursing care tasks such as: taking temperature, pulse, respiration, and blood pressure, giving enemas, douches, and sitz baths, collecting specimens, and measuring intake and output.
- Assists in assessing, reporting, and recording health status of patients, families, and groups in a variety of settings.
- Participates in developing and implementing appropriate aspects of a plan of care.
- Administers medications as ordered.
- Reports appropriate patient information to supervisor or appropriate health team member.
- Serves as Charge Nurse on a unit, supervising staff performing medication administration and patient care.
This is the specialist level of the job family where employees are assigned responsibility for performing the more complex nursing tasks and may serve as lead worker. This includes tasks involving the assignment and review of work, providing required training, and insuring that the quality of care meets established standards. Responsibilities will also include providing guidance and training to others in completing the more complex nursing tasks and activities.
Education and Experience
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of possession of a valid permanent Oklahoma license as a licensed practical nurse as approved by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing plus two years of practical nursing experience; or Licensed Practical Nurse License recognized by the Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC) plus two years of practical nursing experience.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required at this level include knowledge of nursing techniques, procedures, practices, and theory; of medical terminology; and of infection control measures. Ability is required to exercise sound judgment; to follow detailed oral or written instructions; to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; to provide nursing care to patients or clients; and to monitor and direct the work of others.
Positions within the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services shall have a current certification as a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC) or be working toward CADC certification on all levels. ## Upon appointment, incumbents designated by the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services shall complete certification in one of the following required Departmental sponsored training in case management: Certified Behavioral Health Case Manager - Adult; Certified Behavioral Health Case Manager - Child, Adolescent and Family; or Certified Behavioral Health Case Manager - Dual Certification.Some agencies may have determined positions in this job family to be safety sensitive as defined by63 O.S. § 427.8.
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Equal Opportunity Employment
The State of Oklahoma is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of genetic information, race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, or disability.
Current State of Oklahoma employees must apply for open positions through their Workday account. Go to Careers app on WD home screen>Click on 'Find Jobs-Internal State of Oklahoma'.