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Licensed Practical Nurse

Posted by on January 13, 2021

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The Department of Military & Veterans Affairs is seeking hard working and caring people who are dedicated to taking care of our residents. The Gino Merli Veterans Center offers veterans and their spouses superior care.   If you are an ambitious, confident Licensed Practical Nurse committed to providing amazing resident care, this job is for you!

  • Part-time employment.
  • Position available 3rd shift (11:00 PM – 7:30 AM).
  • Rotating Schedule; 20 hour work week.

IMPORTANT:  YOU MUST APPLY TO THIS VACANCY POSTING, MEET ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS, COMPLETE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS AND RECEIVE A SCORE.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK:
In our long-term care facility you would perform duties of a Licensed Practical Nurse in planning, implementing and evaluating all assigned resident care in collaboration with a Registered Nurse, ensuring adherence to HIPAA standards.  In doing so, you will have the ability to improve our resident’s quality of life by providing the best care possible.

Watch this video to see how you can make a difference caring for Pennsylvania’s veterans working for the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs. Come join the DMVA team, apply today!

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, TRAINING & ELIGIBILITY:
Qualifications:

  • PA residency currently waived for this title.
  • You must be able to perform essential job functions.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • You will receive further communication regarding this position via email. Please check your email, including spam folders, for these notices.

Legal Requirements:

  • This position falls under the provisions of the Older Adult Protective Services Act:
    • Under the Act, a conditional offer of employment will require submission and approval of satisfactory criminal history reports, including but not limited to, PA State Police and FBI clearance.

Commonwealth Employment Requirements:

  • A conditional offer of employment will require satisfactory completion of a medical examination and drug screening.

Veterans: Pennsylvania law (51 Pa. C.S. §7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs.  To learn more about employment preferences for veterans, go to www.employment.pa.gov/Additional%20Info/Pages/default.aspx and click the Veterans’ Preference tab or contact us at ra-cs-vetpreference@pa.gov. Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS):  711 (hearing and speech disabilities or other individuals)

The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce.  The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania.  The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law.  All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.

Info

  • Location: , Scranton , PA 18503 ,
  • Salary: Not provided
  • Clearance Required: No
  • Spouse Friendly: Yes

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