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003CH3 - LPN

Date Posted:  Nov 14, 2019
Requisition ID:  25961
Location: 

Evansville, IN, US, 47712

Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.

Summary/Objective:

A Licensed Practical Nurse performs nursing care of patients with physical and/or mental disabilities.  

Essential Job Responsibilities:

The essential functions of this roles are as follows: 

  • Administers medications or treatments prescribed by a physician;
  • Observes patients/residents and keeps accurate patients’ records concerning vital signs, etc.;
  • Contacts physicians and takes orders in the absence of a professional nurse;
  • Assists in specialized programs for patients such as re-motivation groups, sensory stimulation and behavior modification after completion of designated in-service training program;
  • Assists physicians in physical examinations of patients/residents;
  • Orders supplies and medicines;

The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time.

Preferred Experience:
Requirements:
  • Must have and hold a valid LPN license from the State of Indiana;
  • Specialized knowledge of principles of nursing care and ability to apply them;
  • Working knowledge of sanitary conditions, proper housekeeping and personal hygiene;
  • Working knowledge of patients’/residents’ behavior and its meaning;
  • Ability to maintain patients’/residents’ records and prepare reports;
  • Ability to maintain good relationships and direct work of other paraprofessional and nonprofessional staff;
  • Effectively communicate, both orally and in writing;
  • Ability to safely set up and administer medications and treatments.
Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:
This role does not provide direct supervision to direct reports.

 

Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes:

  • Four (4) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages
  • Wellness program (offers eligibility into a discounted medical plan)
  • Health savings account (includes bi-weekly state contribution)
  • Deferred compensation account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options
  • Group life insurance
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits
  • Paid vacation, personal and sick time off
  • Competitive leave policies covering a variety of employee needs
  • 12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • New Parent Leave

 

 

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Nearest Major Market: Evansville