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Idaho Division of Human Resources Nurse, Licensed Practical - Lewiston in Lewiston, Idaho

Nurse, Licensed Practical - Lewiston

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Nurse, Licensed Practical - Lewiston

Salary

$20.17 - $22.41 Hourly

Location

Lewiston, ID

Job Type

Full Time

Department

Division of Veterans Services

Job Number

11113

Closing

10/24/2021 11:59 PM Mountain

  • Description

  • Benefits

  • Questions

Description

Division of Veterans Services - Caring for America's Heroes

The Idaho Division of Veterans Services (IDVS) is seeking a compassionate and motivated individual for a full-time Licensed Practical Nurse opening at the Idaho State Veterans Home in Lewiston.

We work hard to be team-focused, to celebrate our staff, and to end our work day knowing that we've made a difference in the lives of our residents.

We guarantee hours to full time employees regardless of census.

Evening and night shift employees receive an additional 5% shift differential.

We welcome new graduates as well as seasoned professionals.

If this sounds exciting to you, apply today and join our team!

WE OFFER EMPLOYEE BENEFITS BEYOND COMPARE:

  • Premium medical, dental, and vision insurance at low cost to you

  • Generous vacation and sick leave accrual beginning on the first day

  • Paid parental leave

  • Eleven paid holidays a year

  • Participation with matching in one of the nation's best state retirement systems.

  • Multiple savings plans

  • Life insurance

  • Wellness programs

  • Robust ongoing training opportunities

Example of Duties

  • Performs practical nursing care or assists a registered nurse or physician in routine to complex situations.

  • Observes, records, and reports residents treatment, care, symptoms, physical and mental condition, behavior and progress.

  • Administers prescribed medications including intramuscular injections and observes for adverse reactions.

  • Performs treatments including change of sterile dressings, insertion of nasal gastric tubes, catheterization and removal of sutures.

  • Interviews residents to obtain health information and instructs and counsels residents regarding basic health needs.

  • Teaches residents and their families the importance of proper diet, proper positioning, range-of-motion exercises, transfer techniques, and personal hygiene procedures.

  • Charts administered medications, symptoms, accidents, unusual behavior, doctors' visits and observed side effects of drugs.

  • Orders lab and x-ray work under physicians orders.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Licensed as a Licensed Practical Nurse by the state of Idaho or state licensure as a Practical Nurse pursuant to the Nurse Licensure Compact, Idaho Code 54-1418, in one of the following compact states: Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, or Wisconsin.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Experience providing individual or group patient education

  • Work experience in a plan-of-care approach to patient care

  • Experience providing work direction and orientation to other workers

Supplemental Information

EEO Notice:

  • Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability.

  • In addition, preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.

  • If you need special accommodations to satisfy testing requirements, please contact the Division of Human Resources.

Supplemental Questions:

  • All responses to supplemental questions must be supported in the work history, resume, and/or education portion of your application.

    Clearance:

  • The Idaho Division of Veterans Services (IDVS) requires applicants to pass a criminal history background investigation after a conditional offer of employment.

https://dhr.idaho.gov/StateEmployees/Benefits.html

*Benefits may not be applicable for temporary or seasonal positions.

01

MQ1: Do you have one of the following qualifications: Licensed as a Licensed Practical Nurse by the state of Idaho OR state licensure as a Practical Nurse pursuant to the Nurse Licensure Compact, Idaho Code 54-1418, in one of the following compact states: Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, or Wisconsin Please make a selection below and provide your current Idaho Practical Nurse License number, temporary license number, or Nurse Licensure Compact number in your resume or application information. For licensure information, please contact the Idaho Board of Nursing at http://ibn.idaho.gov or call (208) 577-2476.

  • Idaho License

  • State licensure as a Practical Nurse pursuant to the Nurse Licensure Compact, Idaho Code 54-1418, in one of the following compact states: Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia or Wisconsin

  • No applicable license.

    02

    Extra Credit: Do you have at least six (6) months work related experience providing individual or group patient education? This is not a minimum requirement to qualify for this position; however, if you have related experience it may increase your score.

  • Yes

  • No

    03

    Extra Credit: Do you have at least six (6) months work related experience that required you to participate in a plan-of-care approach to patient care? This is not a minimum requirement to qualify for this position; however, if you have related experience it may increase your score.

  • Yes

  • No

    04

    Extra Credit: Do you have at least six (6) months work related experience providing work direction and orientation to other workers? This is not a minimum requirement for this position; however, if you have related experience it may increase your score.

  • Yes

  • No

    Required Question

Agency

State of Idaho

Address

304 North 8th Street Boise, Idaho, 83720

Website

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/idaho

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