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Licensed Practical Nurse LPN

Veterans Home
Milford, DE
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $39,000 to $42,998 Yearly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: vision, dental, medical,
Job Description

Make a Difference!

Now offering Recruitment and Referral Incentives at the Delaware Veterans Home!

Start your career at the Veterans Home as an RN, LPN, or CNA and qualify for recruitment incentives starting at $3000. Referral bonuses of $1000 are available to referring Veterans Home employees.

The Delaware Department of State (DOS) seeks to increase the number of applicants for clinical nursing positions at the Veterans Home by offering a recruitment incentive to eligible RN, LPN, and CNA candidates in accordance with the DOS/Veterans Home Recruitment and Referral Incentive Program.

The program provides recruitment incentives as follows:

  • Recruitment incentives are based on the position classification as follows: $4,000 for RNs, $3,500 for LPNs, and $3,000 for CNAs.  Recruitment incentives will be paid in quarterly installments over the first year of hire and will begin after the first quarter of employment. New employees accepting this recruitment bonus must commit to two consecutive years of employment with the Veterans Home.
  • Referral bonuses of $1000 are available to current Veterans Home employees who refer new hires in the following classifications RN, LPN, CNA. Referral bonuses of $1000 will be paid in quarterly installments over the first year of hire of the referred applicant.

NOTE: This program is administered by the Department of State/Veterans Home. This program may be terminated by the State at any time.

Summary Statement

This is the entry level of practical nursing care. Positions report to a technical supervisor.

Essential Functions

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 Series

JOB REQUIREMENTS for Licensed Practical Nurse I
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:

  1. Possession of a Delaware Practical Nurse license, Delaware temporary license or multi-state compact license.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS for Licensed Practical Nurse II
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:

  1. Possession of a Delaware Practical Nursing license or multi-state compact license.
  2. At least six months experience as a Practical Nurse.


JOB REQUIREMENTS for Licensed Practical Nurse III
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:

  1. Possession of a Delaware Practical Nursing license or multi-state compact license.
  2. At least eighteen months experience as a Practical Nurse. 

Additional Posting Information

Starting salary is commensurate with years of experience under licensure and falls within the range listed on the posting. Details will be discussed at the interview. Offer will be made only after examination of licensure and review of experience.

 

Due 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.

This posting may be closed on or before January 11, 2023, upon filling the vacant position(s).

Conditions Of Hire

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. The State of Delaware Executive Branch participates in the Federal E-Verify system where the State will provide the federal government with each new hires Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. For more information refer to our job seeker resources.

 

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.

Benefits

To learn more about the comprehensive benefit package please visit our website at https://dhr.delaware.gov/benefits/

Selection Process

The 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.

Company Description
At the Department of State we appreciate our nurses and know just how valuable you are. Become a part of our team and work alongside skilled people who contribute their skills and knowledge to those truly in need every day. Feel confident in knowing that each day you're working with people who listen with their heart, intercede with their mind and strive at all times to protect those at risk. With the right people, teamwork hardly feels like work at all.

From our commitment to your personal and professional life, to our outstanding array of benefits, from our numerous locations throughout the state, to our gratitude for your dedication and service to our clients and community, we know that you'll find the State of Delaware to be the Heart of Nursing.

Veterans Home

At the Department of State we appreciate our nurses and know just how valuable you are. Become a part of our team and work alongside skilled people who contribute their skills and knowledge to those truly in need every day. Feel confident in knowing that each day you're working with people who listen with their heart, intercede with their mind and strive at all times to protect those at risk. With the right people, teamwork hardly feels like work at all. From our commitment to your personal and professional life, to our outstanding array of benefits, from our numerous locations throughout the state, to our gratitude for your dedication and service to our clients and community, we know that you'll find the State of Delaware to be the Heart of Nursing.

Address

100 Delaware Veterans Blvd

Milford, DE
USA

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