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Licensed Practical Nurse

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

This is a Contract position in Bellefonte, PA posted April 30, 2021.

Licensed Practical Nurse – SCI Rockview Print (http://agency.governmentjobs.com/pabureau/job_bulletin.cfm?jobID=3057441&sharedWindow=0) ApplyLicensed Practical Nurse – SCI RockviewSalary $48,196.00 – $73,274.00 AnnuallyLocation Centre County, PAJob TypeCivil Service Permanent Full-TimeDepartmentDepartment of CorrectionsJob NumberCS-20211234-30250Closing5/10/2021 11:59 PM EasternJob Code30250Position Number00197431UnionAFSCME – Am Fed of State, Cnty, Mun EE’sBargaining UnitN1Pay GroupST06Bureau/Division Code00117000Bureau/DivisionDepartment of Corrections/SCI RockviewWorksite Address1 Rockview PlaceCityBellefonteZip Code16823Contact NameDerek HusarContact Phone(814) 355-4874Contact Emaildehusar@pa.gov+ Description+ Benefits+ QuestionsTHE POSITIONMeet new challenges and make a significant difference in a unique and diverse population! The Pennsylvania Department of Corrections is actively seeking dedicated and conscientious Licensed Practical Nurses.+ Full-time employment.+ Position available on 2nd shift (1:30 PM – 10:00 PM); 30 minute lunch.+ Rotating days off; 40 hour work week.+ This position is eligible for full retirement benefits at age 50 or 55.+ Please Note: Selected candidates who are new to employment within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania will begin employment at the starting annual salary of $48,196 (before taxes).IMPORTANT: YOU MUST APPLY TO THIS VACANCY POSTING, MEET ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS, COMPLETE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS AND RECEIVE A SCORE.DESCRIPTION OF WORKAs an employee of the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections’ Health Care Team, you will assist in providing quality care to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Offender Population. LPNs will apply clinical nursing skills, hands-on assessments, and will assist practitioners and RNs on a daily basis. LPNs will assist with initial screenings, medication administration, health care emergencies, and physical health assessments. LPNs shall maintain department compliance for inspections, participate in in-service training, and may provide health related education to staff and Offenders.If you have the required medical experience as indicated below, and wish to explore a rewarding career that offers the opportunity to share your skills while earning a great salary and benefits, the PA Department of Corrections at SCI Rockview wants to hear from you!REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, TRAINING & ELIGIBILITYQualifications:+ PA residency currentlywaivedfor this title.+ You must be able to perform essential job functions.+ Necessary Special Requirements – Possession of a current Pennsylvania license as a Licensed Practice Nurse issued by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing; or possession of a non-renewable temporary practice permit issued by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing.+ Condition of Employment – Require that employees possessing non-renewable temporary practice permits must obtain licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse within the one year period as defined by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing. + Donotsubmit resumes, cover letters, and similar documents. These documents willnotbe reviewed and the information contained therein will not be considered for the purposes of determining your eligibility for the position or to determine your score. Information to support your eligibility for the position must be provided on theapplication(i.e., relevant, detailed experience/education).+ If you are within 60 days of completing a licensed practical nursing program approved by the State Board of Nursing, you are eligible to apply for this job posting. At the time of appointment to a position, you must show proof of possession of a current, valid PA temporary practice permit or PA Licensed Practical Nurse license.+ You will receive further communication regarding this position via email. Please check your email, including spam folders, for these notices.Legal Requirements:+ A conditional offer of employment will require submission of criminal history reports. + You must pass a background investigation.Commonwealth Employment Requirement:+ A conditional offer of employment will require satisfactory completion of a medical examination.Veterans: Pennsylvania law (51 Pa. C.S. §7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs. To learn more about employment preferences for veterans, go towww.employment.pa.gov/Additional%20Info/Pages/default.aspxand click the Veterans’ Preference tab or contact us atra-cs-vetpreference@pa.gov. Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS): 711 (hearing and speech disabilities or other individuals).The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law. All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply. EXAMINATION INFORMATION+ Completing the application, including all supplemental questions, serves as your exam for this position. No additional exam is required at a test center (also referred to as a written exam).+ Your score is based on the detailed information you provide on your application and in response to the supplemental questions. + You must provide complete and accurate information or:+ you may be disqualified.Health & WellnessWe offer a comprehensive benefits package, including health coverage, vision, dental, and wellness programs.*Work/Life BalanceWe understand that there is more to life than work – and we want you to enjoy it!For most positions, we offer paid vacation days, paid sick days, military leave, as well as paid time off for most major U.S. holidays. Alternate work schedules are available for certain positions.Career DevelopmentWe want to help you grow and see your goals become a reality! Supervisors and human resource staff are available to help employees create a plan to develop skills for their current jobs or prepare for the next step in their careers. Employees can easily transfer between positions or agencies to expand knowledge and pursue new challenges while retaining leave and benefits. Additionally, there are a variety of programs available to help get you where you need to be.Other RewardsCommonwealth employees enjoy many other rewards, including opportunities for recognition, workplace charitable giving, and even special employee-only discounts.For more information about benefits, health and wellness, work-life balance, career development, and other rewards go towww.employment.pa.govand click on the benefits box.*Eligibility rules apply. 01 You must complete the supplemental question(s) below. Failure to provide complete and accurate information may delay the processing of your application or result in a lower-than-deserved score or disqualification. Youmustcomplete the applicationandanswer the supplemental question(s). Resumes, cover letters, and similar documents willnotbe reviewed for the purposes of determining your eligibility for the position or to determine your score. All information you provide on your application and supplemental question(s) is subject to verification. Any misrepresentation, falsification or omission of material facts is subject to penalty. Read the question(s) carefully. Determine and select the option that most closely represents your highest level of experience/training/certification. The option you choose must be clearly supported if requested.If you have read and understand these instructions, please click on the “Yes” button and proceed to the exam questions.If you have general questions regarding the application and hiring process, please refer to ourFAQ page (https://www.employment.pa.gov/Additional%20Info/Pages/default.aspx) .+ Yes 02 Do you possess a current license to practice as a licensed practical nurse issued by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing; or do you have possession of a non-renewable temporary practice permit issued by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing? + Yes+ No 03 If you answered yes to the question above, please provide your state license number and expiration date in the box below. If you answered no to the question above, please type NA in the box below. 04 Are you within 60 days of graduating from a Licensed Practical Nursing program? + Yes+ No 05 If you answered yes to the question above, please provide your anticipated completion date in the text box below. If you answered no to the question above, please type N/A in the text box below. Required QuestionAgencyCommonwealth of PennsylvaniaAddress613 North StreetHarrisburg, Pennsylvania, 17120Websitehttp://www.employment.pa.gov