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Licensed Practical Nurse I

Company: State of Oklahoma
Location: Pittsburg
Posted on: January 20, 2023

Job Description:

Job Posting Title Licensed Practical Nurse I Agency 452 MENTAL HEALTH AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERV. Supervisory Organization Carl Albert CMHC Job Posting End Date (Continuous if Blank) Note: Applications will be accepted until 11:59 PM on the day prior to the posting end date above. Estimated Appointment End Date (Continuous if Blank) Full/Part-Time Full time Job Type Regular Compensation Annual Salary $35,250.00 plus shift and weekend differential Job Description Basic Purpose 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. Typical Functions 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. Level Descriptor This is the basic level of the job family where employees perform routine entry-level tasks under close professional supervision and in a training status to build their skills in providing nursing care as a licensed practical nurse. 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 or, Licensed Practical Nurse License recognized by the Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC). 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; and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. Special Requirements Some agencies may have determined positions in this job family to be safety sensitive as defined by 63 O.S. 427.8. Additional Job Description 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'.

Keywords: State of Oklahoma, Broken Arrow , Licensed Practical Nurse I, Healthcare , Pittsburg, Oklahoma

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