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Job Information
Job Title:  LPN 
Agency:  DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES 
Job Reference ID:  54142 
Category:  MEDICAL/HEALTH SERVICES 
Grade:   
Posted Date:  02/14/2020 
Close Date:   
Job Description

This Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) position is responsible for providing direct patient care to assigned psychiatric patients at the Arizona State Hospital (ASH).We offer weekend differential, shift differential and guaranteed shifts. The Department of Health Services provides an excellent comprehensive benefit package.




ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES

 Promoting Health and Wellness for all Arizonans”

 

LPN

Arizona State Hospital

Location: 501 N 24th St., Phoenix, AZ 85008

 

COME WORK WITH US!  The Arizona State Hospital (ASH) is hiring passionate and dedicated individuals looking to make a difference. We provide direct patient care and individualized treatment with the belief that all individuals can live a life filled with meaning and purpose. The Hospital operates 24 hours per day, 365 days per year.

 

To learn more about the ASH CLICK HERE

JOB SUMMARY

This Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) position is responsible for providing direct patient care to assigned psychiatric patients at the Arizona State Hospital (ASH).We offer weekend differential, shift differential and guaranteed shifts. The Department of Health Services provides an excellent comprehensive benefit package.

What will I be doing in this job?

         Administering medications and providing medication education to patients

         Documenting in the patient health record

         Assisting with behavioral interventions using Non-Violent Crisis Intervention principles

         Monitoring patients and providing social and educational groups in the therapeutic milieu

         Acknowledging physician’s orders and participating in treatment team meetings

What does this job require?

-         This position requires a current Arizona Practical Nurse license

-         Knowledge of principles, practices, and techniques of Practical Nursing; Federal, State, and agency laws and regulations governing control and security of medications

-         Skills in providing practical nursing methods and techniques under established guidelines; administering and securing medications; documenting progress notes in patient health records

-         Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; interpret and apply hospital rules, regulation, policies, and procedures; ensure a safe and therapeutic environment; remain calm and maintain even temperament during stressful situations

-         Support a diverse multi-cultural workforce that reflects the community, promotes equal opportunity at all levels of public employment, and creates an inclusive work environment that enables all individuals to perform to their fullest potential free from discrimination

Qualifications?

The ideal candidate will have a:

         The preferred candidate will have experience with psychiatric patients

Licenses and Certifications?

-          This position requires incumbent to have and maintain a current Arizona PN license

-          A State Hospital employee must be able to obtain a valid Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card pursuant to A.R.S. § 41-1758.07.

-          Must be able to obtain and maintain CPR and NVCI certifications

-          Driving is required for State Business.

-          Employees who drive on state business require possession of and the ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver’s license appropriate to the assignment.  Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver’s license checks, must maintain acceptable driving records and must complete any driver training (See Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12).

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BENEFITS

The State of Arizona provides an excellent comprehensive benefits package including:

 

-  Affordable medical and dental insurance plans

-   Paid vacation and sick time

-   10 paid holidays per year

-   Wellness program and plans

-   Life insurance

-   Short/long-term disability insurance

 

-  Defined retirement plan 

-  Award winning Infant at Work program

-  Credit union membership

-  Transit subsidy

 

CLICK HERE for more information on State benefits

 

                   

ASH Mission

Provide evidence-based, recovery-oriented, and trauma-informed care to the individuals receiving care in order to facilitate their successful transition to the least restrictive alternative possible.

ASH Vision

Quality, Compassion, and Excellence in the Provision of Care.

ADHS Mission

To promote, protect and improve the health and wellness of individuals and communities in Arizona.

ADHS Vision

Health and Wellness for all Arizonians

All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress. Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results. State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.

Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.

 

Having trouble applying for this position?

Email [email protected] or call 602-542-4700 for assistance.

 

 
Position Requirements
Position Level:    Hours:   
 Work Arrangement:     Employment Type:   
Hourly Rate:  $0.00 / per hour  Salary:  $0.00-25.96 

 

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