Virginia State Government Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - #49111 in Nottoway, Virginia
Position provides health care, treatments and related services for those offenders incarcerated in an adult institution.
Conducts screening of offenders with health complaints.
Provides nursing services, health care and treatment to offenders in an adult correctional institution.
Assesses offenders’ health problems and needs, prepares and administers prescribed medications, initiates emergency interventions, first aid measures, and assists physician.
Develops and implements medical/nursing guidelines and maintains medical records.
Provides training as necessary to staff and education to offenders about healthy lifestyles.
There are two full-time LPN positions available: 00502 00707
Your application and/or resume for this position must be submitted electronically by 11:59 p.m. on the closing date through the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Job Board/Recruitment Management System (RMS). Mailed, emailed, faxed, or hand delivered applications and/or resumes will not be accepted.
Graduate of a nursing school.
Must possess and maintain valid unrestricted Virginia LPN license (if you are a recent graduate of a nursing program in VA and not yet licensed, NCLEX-PN exam must be scheduled at time of application).
Well rounded in general nursing education.
Possess critical thinking and judgment skills.
Working knowledge of mental health illnesses.
Working knowledge of withdrawal symptoms and medication-assisted treatment.
Medication management and pharmacological knowledge required.
Prefer experience working in a Corrections or Law enforcement environment.
Prefer experience working with mental health patients.
Prefer candidates who have a current AHA BLS/CPR certification.
All applicants are subject to a background investigation and pre-employment drug screen.
The investigation may include: fingerprint checks (State Police, FBI); local agency checks; employment verification; verification of education (relevant to employment); credit checks; and other checks requested by the hiring authority.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Application and/or resume for this position must be submitted electronically by 11:59 p.m. on the closing date through the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Job Board/Recruitment Management System (RMS). Mailed, emailed, faxed, or hand delivered applications and/or resumes will not be accepted.
The decision to interview an applicant is based solely on the information received for this position from either the electronic application and/or resume.
RMS provides a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or resume is submitted successfully. Please refer to “Your Application” in your RMS account to check the status of your application for this position.
This is a tobacco free facility. Use of all tobacco products is prohibited on site at all times.
Applicants who possess an Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) or a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Form) as issued under the Department of Human Resources Management (DHRM) Policy 1.30 Layoff (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only), MUST attach these forms when submitting their state application and/or resume.
The Virginia Department of Corrections is an EEO employer. Reasonable accommodations are available upon request.
AMERICORPS, PEACE CORPS, AND OTHER NATIONAL SERVICE ALUMNI ARE ALL ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
FAXED APPLICATIONS/RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED FOR THIS POSITION
EMAILED APPLICATIONS/RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED FOR THIS POSITION
MAILED APPLICATIONS/RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED FOR THIS POSITION
Working Title: Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - #49111
Role Title: Licensed Practical Nurse - 49111
Job Open Date: 03/26/2020
Job Close Date: 04/10/2020
Open Until Filled: No
Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)?: No
Hiring Range: $39,317 - $64,374
Agency: Nottoway Correctional Center (745)
Agency Website: Click Here for Agency Website
Location: Nottoway - 135
Position Number: 49111
Job Posting Number: 1065469
Type of Recruitment: General Public - G
Does this position have telework options?: No
Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference: No
Job Type: Full-Time (Salaried)
Job Type Detail: Full-Time Salaried - Non-Faculty- FTS-1
Pay Band: 03