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Licensed Practical Nurse - Pennsylvania Soldiers' and Sailors' Home (1st Shift)

Company: Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania
Location: Erie
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

The Department of Military & Veterans Affairs is seeking hardworking and caring people who are dedicated to taking care of our residents. The Pennsylvania Soldiers' and Sailors' Home offers veterans and their spouses superior care.

If you are an ambitious, confident Licensed Practical Nurse committed to providing amazing resident care, this job is for you!

Watch this video to see how you can make a difference caring for Pennsylvania's veterans working for the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs. Come join the DMVA team, apply today!

In our long-term care facility, you would perform duties of a Licensed Practical Nurse in planning, implementing, and evaluating all assigned resident care in collaboration with a Registered Nurse, ensuring adherence to HIPAA standards. In doing so, you will have the ability to improve our residents' quality of life by providing the best care possible.

Interested in learning more? Additional details regarding this position can be found in the position description.

Work Hours and Additional Information:

  • Part-time employment; 40 hours biweekly
    • Work hours are 1st shift 6:45 AM - 3:15 AM with a 30-minute lunch
    • Working every other weekend is required
    • Salary: In some cases, the starting salary may be non-negotiable.
    • You will receive further communication regarding this position via email. Check your email, including spam/junk folders, for these notices.
      QUALIFICATIONSNecessary Special Requirements:
      • This position requires active authorization to practice as a Licensed Practice Nurse in Pennsylvania.
      • All employees possessing an active temporary practice permit must obtain licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse within the one (1) year period defined by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing.Other Requirements:
        • PA residency requirement is currently waived for this title.
        • 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 must be able to perform essential job functions.Legal Requirements:
        • A conditional offer of employment may require satisfactory completion of a medical examination.
        • This position falls under the provisions of the Older Adult Protective Services Act.
          • Under the Act, a conditional offer of employment will require submission and approval of satisfactory criminal history reports, including but not limited to, PA State Police and FBI clearance.How to Apply:
          • Resumes, cover letters, and similar documents will not be reviewed, and the information contained therein will not be considered for the purposes of determining your eligibility for the position. Information to support your eligibility for the position must be provided on the application (i.e., relevant, detailed experience/education).
          • If you are claiming education in your answers to the supplemental application questions, you must attach a copy of your college transcripts for your claim to be accepted toward meeting the minimum requirements. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.
          • Your application must be submitted by the posting closing date. Late applications and other required materials will not be accepted.
          • Failure to comply with the above application requirements may eliminate you from consideration for this position. 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 to and click the Veterans' Preference tab or contact us at Relay Service (TRS):
            • 711 (hearing and speech disabilities or other individuals).If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodations due to a disability, please discuss your request for accommodations with the interviewer in advance of your interview date. 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.
              • 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.
              • Your score is valid for this specific posting only.
              • You must provide complete and accurate information or:
              • your score may be lower than deserved.
              • you may be disqualified.
              • You may only apply/test once for this posting.
              • Your results will be provided via email

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