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Licensed Practical Nurse III, II, I

Recruitment #181101-UNCY-255

Introduction

Licensed Practical Nurse III, 2604
Announcement #2019-03

Primary work location: Oklahoma Forensic Center, Vinita, OK

Primary working hours
6:30am -3:00pm
2:30pm -11:00pm
10:45pm - 6:45am

The Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (ODMHSAS) is responsible for providing services to Oklahomans who are affected by mental illness and substance abuse.  ODMHSAS strives to provide persistent, incremental improvements in the quality and effectiveness of treatment which results in better recovery for more Oklahomans.  Our state-operated facilities are commissioned to provide services that promote consumer empowerment, wellness, recovery, and integration in the community.

Benefit Highlights:
-Generous benefit allowance to off-set insurance costs
-15 days of vacation and 15 sick leave the first year
-401K with a generous company match

Major Work Duties:  
The incumbent in this position would be responsible for performing technical direct and indirect nursing care, under the supervision or direction of a registered nurse or licensed physician.  This would include taking temperatures, pulse, respiration, and blood pressure, and various other technical nursing tasks in providing health care to patients who have been found incompetent for adjudication or adjudicated as Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience:
(Level III) – Possession of a valid permanent Oklahoma license as a licensed practical nurse as approved by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing and three years of practical nursing experience. $37,000 - $46,805/year

(Level II) – Possession of a valid permanent Oklahoma license as a licensed practical nurse as approved by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing and one year of practical nursing experience. $33,000 - $41,745/year

(Level I) – Possession of a valid permanent Oklahoma license as a licensed practical nurse as approved by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing. $30,000 - $37,950/year

Additional Factors for Consideration:
Upon a conditional offer of employment, Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services applicants must submit to a physical examination and shall meet the physical examination requirements of occasionally lifting/carrying 50 pounds and able to push and pull a maximum force of 25 pounds.

Applicants must be able to pass an OSBI background check.  

Possession of a valid U.S. driver’s license at the time of appointment to perform job related travel.

Drug and Alcohol Pre-employment and Pre-placement Testing: 
Upon a conditional offer of employment, applicants for safety sensitive positions shall be required to submit to urinalysis to test for drugs.  Appointment to a safety sensitive position shall be contingent upon a negative drug test result.

Reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities may be provided upon request.

THIS AGENCY REQUIRES COVERAGE 24 HOURS, 7 DAYS PER WEEK. WORK HOURS AND LOCATION MAY VARY DEPENDING ON BUSINESS NECESSITY. EMPLOYEES MAY BE REQUIRED TO WORK WEEKENDS AND OVERTIME.

First Preference / Pre-Announcement
DMHSAS facilities must notify the above listed HR department by the opening date and time listed above if they have employees with a first preference request to return to work on a limited duty release. Send to: Oklahoma Forensic Center, Department of Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services, Human Resources Management ● P.O. Box 69, Vinita, OK 74301, Telephone number (918) 256-7841.

An Equal Opportunity Employer.

Conclusion

Veteran's Preference Points Apply only for initial appointment in the Classified Service.


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