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DSHS Licensed Practical Nurse
MEDICAL LAKE WA 99022
Category: Other
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  Job posted:   Thu May 17, 2018
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DSHS Licensed Practical Nurse
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Join us in Transforming Lives!
Are you a Licensed Practical Nurse who is committed to enhancing the quality of life for people with mental illnesses by providing a broad continuum of care? Do you want to explore inpatient psychiatric nursing which uses both heart and mind to support patients on their road to recovery?
We know that our clients can grow stronger and more independent with the help of our skilled nursing staff. Eastern State Hospital (ESH) is composed of three clinical areas: Forensic Services Unit, Adult Psychiatric Unit, and Geropsychiatric Unit.
ESH has outstanding benefits and opportunities for advancement. These are full time and on call Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) and Psychiatric Security Nurse (PSN) opportunities!
**On a regular basis you'll:**
* Provide patient care and security to individuals who have a chronic mental illness, display high risk behaviors and medical problems
* Exchange pertinent clinical information during shift change
* Administer medications and treatments
* Complete medication orders and Pyxis/electronic documentation
* Implement security policies and requirements
* Provide patient education
* Move and transfer patients; de-escalate patients; and escort and transport patients
**We're looking for someone who has:**
A valid Washington State license as a practical nurse, or the ability to obtain a valid license prior to employment.
Psychiatric Security Nurse's also have two years of experience caring for patients or residents in a hospital, school, mental health or treatment facility.
To be considered for these opportunities please include your resume with your application.
Questions? Please contact Lindsay Taylor at (509) 363-4971 and reference #04259
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Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history may be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the job. This announcement may be used to fill multiple vacancies. Employees driving on state business must have a valid driver's license. Employees driving a privately owned vehicle on state business must have liability insurance on the privately owned vehicle.
Washington State Department of Social & Health Services is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in any area of employment, its program or services on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity/expression, marital status, race, creed, color, national origin, religion or beliefs, political affiliation, military status, honorably discharged veteran, Vietnam Era, recently separated or other protected veteran status, the presence of any sensory, mental, physical disability or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability, equal pay or genetic information. Persons requiring accommodation in the application process or this job announcement in an alternative format may contact the Recruiter at (360) 725-5810. Applicants who are deaf or hard of hearing may call through Washington Relay Service by dialing 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6384.
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*Salary:* $3,522.00 - $4,623.00 Monthly
*Location:* Spokane County - Medical Lake, WA
*Job Type:* Various Job Types
*Department:* Dept. of Social and Health Services
*Job Number:* 2018-04259
*Closing:* 5/31/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
*Agency:* State of Washington
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