Licensed Practical Nurse - LRC

$24.57 - $32.78 hourly
  • Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
  • Lincoln Regional Center, 801 West Prospector Place, Lincoln, NE, USA
  • Apr 21, 2023
Full time Licensed Professional Other Behavioral Health Positions

Job Description

Starting pay rate: $24.570 - $32.789 per hour; pay based on experience. Additional $3/hour facility differential pay plus additional shift differential pay.

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 a skilled, detail oriented, professional 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 Lincoln Regional Center, a state psychiatric hospital.

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

Work Schedule: Permanent part-time and full-time positions available on 2nd shift (3pm - 11pm), or 3rd shift (11pm - 7am). Temporary on-call position also available, must work a minimum of 32 hours per month. 

Temporary employees who work a minimum of 20 hours per week and are placed in an assignment at least six months or longer are eligible to participate in employees benefit program including:

  • Health and Prescription Plan
  • Dental
  • Flexible Spending Account  (Dependent Care Only)
  • Health Savings Account
  • Long  and Short Term Disability

Examples of Work

As a Licensed Practical Nurse you will:
• Provide medication administration
• Complete patient documentation
• Complete supply inventory and ordering
• Utilize electronic medical records
• Participate as a contributing member of the interdisciplinary treatment team, delivering holistic and individualized care to patients with mental illness 

Job 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.

• 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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