Licensed Practical Nurse I-III
Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.* Administers treatments as directed.* Takes and records vital signs (temperature, blood pressure, pulse and respiration).* Pours, administers, charts and records medications.* Gives prescribed intramuscular and subcutaneous injections and inoculations.* Observes patient behavior and condition and reports changes to appropriate staff.* Records information on patients' charts.Job Requirement SeriesJOB REQUIREMENTS for Licensed Practical Nurse IApplicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:* Possession of a Delaware Practical Nurse license, Delaware temporary license or multi-state compact license.JOB REQUIREMENTS for Licensed Practical Nurse IIApplicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:* Possession of a Delaware Practical Nursing license or multi-state compact license.* At least six months experience as a Practical Nurse.JOB REQUIREMENTS for Licensed Practical Nurse IIIApplicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:* Possession of a Delaware Practical Nursing license or multi-state compact license.* At least eighteen months experience as a Practical Nurse.Additional Posting InformationDue to a new requirement from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) the following mandate is effective January 27, 2022: As a condition of employment, employees providing health care services and/or support services in covered facilities must show proof that they have received the dose of a single J&J dose or the 1st dose of Moderna/Pfizer two-dose vaccine effective date January 27, 2022, and proof of the single J&J dose or the 2nd dose of Moderna/Pfizer two-dose vaccine by February. 28, 2022. Employees may not provide any care, treatment, or other services until proof is provided. Based on CMS guidance, the date for compliance may extend into March due to the health care facilities high vaccination rate of staff. If you accept a position with the facility, your Human Resources representative can provide more guidance. The only exception to these requirements is for those employees granted medical or religious exemptions from the COVID-19 vaccine as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which may require weekly COVID-19 testing. This will be in effect until further notice. More information can be found here.This posting may be closed on or before 11/24/2022 upon filling the vacant position(s).Conditions of HireApplicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. The State of Delaware participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the US For more information refer to our Job Seeker Resources.DHSS does not provide employment-based sponsorship.Pre-employment Drug Testing: Upon a conditional offer, you must undergo pre-employment drug testing as part of the hiring process.Criminal background check: A satisfactory criminal background check is required as a condition of hire. The recruiting agency may require the applicant to pay for the criminal background check as part of the conditional offer of hire.This position is a classification organized under an exclusive bargaining representative (labor organization) that has been elected by employees as their representative for collective bargaining and other applicable terms and conditions of employment, in accordance with Title 29, Chapter 59 and Title 19, Chapter 13 and 16. This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement based on its individual terms.Upon a conditional offer, the applicant must undergo a pre-employment base line two step tuberculin skin test (TST) as part of the hiring process.BenefitsTo learn more about the comprehensive benefit package please visit our website at ProcessThe application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position. It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties. For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content. Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.Once you have submitted your application on-line, all future correspondence related to your application will be sent via email. Please keep your contact information current. You may also view all correspondence sent to you by the State of Delaware in the "My Applications" tab at Delaware State Jobs.AccommodationsAccommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an auxiliary aid or service please call (302) - . TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800- - for assistance.The State of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity employer and values a diverse workforce. We strongly encourage and seek out a workforce representative of Delaware including race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.