Licensed Practical Nurse - NRC

$24.57 - $32.78 hourly
  • Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
  • Norfolk Regional Center, 1700 North Victory Road, Norfolk, NE, USA
  • Sep 15, 2023
Part time Licensed Professional Other Behavioral Health Positions

Job Description

Starting pay rate $24.570 - $32.789/hour based on years of LPN work experience. Additional $3/hour facility differential pay. Additional shift differentials for 2nd and 3rd shift.

The Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) contributes to the lives and health of Nebraskans every day. Our mission, “Helping people live better lives," provides the motivation to make a difference and that starts right here. Every individual within DHHS makes an impact; we want to elevate, engage, and empower those that choose to spend their energy making the world a little brighter.

We recognize that our teammates bring tremendous value to the State of Nebraska and that their vital work helps fulfill our mission. We support our staff by offering fantastic benefits, training and development opportunities for personal and professional growth, and a positive, team-oriented atmosphere.

We are looking for skilled, caring, temporary on-call Licensed Practical Nurses to join our team. In this role you will be an integral part of our Behavioral Health Division and provide critical care and support to adult patients with mental illness at Norfolk Regional Center.

You have the passion, we have the opportunities – let’s make a difference for Nebraskans!

Work schedule: 

Temporary on-call positions available. Must work minimum of 32 hours per month.

Examples of Work

Licensed Practical Nurses perform duties within scope of practice including:
• Medication administration
• Documentation
• Initiate therapeutic interactions with patients
• Perform treatments
• Transcribe doctor's orders
• Evaluate physical health and emotional status of patients
• Perform assigned patient education
• Complete order entry
• Supply inventory and ordering; use of electronic medical record.
• Will be a contributing member of the interdisciplinary treatment team
delivering holistic and individualized care to patients 

Job Requirements

REQUIREMENTS: A current license to practice as a licensed practical nurse in Nebraska or authority based on the Nurse Licensure Compact to practice as a licensed practical nurse in Nebraska is required.

PREFERRED: Knowledge or experience working with patients with mental illness or psychiatric disorders. Valid driver's license or the ability to provide independent authorized transportation. 

Other Salary Information

Salary based on years of LPN and RN work experience. Additional shift differentials for 2nd and 3rd shift.

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