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Licensed Practical Nurse

Posted on 7 April 2021 by

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania - Department of Human Services 
Government, Policy, & International Affairs 
Polk, PA  

Do you want to make a difference in the lives of Pennsylvania’s citizens? Are you interested in a career as a public servant? If you are a kind and compassionate Licensed Practical Nurse, we have the job for you!

The Department of Human Services is looking for caring LPNs for Polk Center. Polk Center has been serving people with Intellectual Disabilities since 1897. We focus on providing an everyday life for the people we support based on the Pennsylvania Office of Developmental Programs “Everyday Lives” principles. We strive to make each person’s living arrangements home-like, cozy and individually decorated. You can be part of this amazing mission, apply today!

LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE: $48,196-73,274 Annually
The employee in this position performs a variety of nursing duties in the care and treatment of individuals with developmental disabilities. Duties are performed in accordance with established policies, procedures, and standards of nursing practice under the direction of a Registered Nurse. Come join the DHS team!

Minimum Experience and Training Requirements:
-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.

We offer an excellent salary and competitive state benefits package including comprehensive family health insurance, dental, vision, hearing aid benefits, life insurance coverage, excellent leave package, and a generous retirement.

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