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Title:  Licensed Practical Nurse - Temporary

Application Deadline Date:  Continuous Recruitment
Req ID:  16422
Department:  Vermont Veterans' Home
Location: 

Bennington, VT, US

Position Type:  Temporary
Schedule Type:  Part-Time
Hourly Rate:  $19.76

Overview

The Vermont Veterans' Home is an experienced residential and healthcare campus for Veterans. The staff of the Vermont Veterans' Home work as a team to fulfill America's promise to care for our country's Veterans, their spouses, and Gold Star parents. To truly fulfill the promise, we offer clinical care and a wide range of services that are recognized as Best in Class for their effectiveness in patient-centered care. Together we strive to create an environment that provides our residents with the dignity and respect that they so rightfully deserve.

 

This position involves licensed practical nursing work involving the care and treatment of residents in a long term care setting, working an assigned shift. Supervision is exercised over Licensed Nursing Assistants. Duties are performed under the supervision of a Registered Nurse.


We are recruiting for all shifts. Starting pay rates are as follows:

  • Days - $19.76/hour
  • Evenings - $20.51/hour
  • Nights - $21.66/hour

Who May Apply

This position, Licensed Practical Nurse (#16421), is open to all State employees and external applicants. This is a temporary position. Temporary work is typically for variable hours and is not expected to be full-time. The State does not guarantee 40 hours of work per week.

 

If you would like more information about this position, please contact Pat Crossman at patricia.crossman@vermont.gov.
Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.
 
Any person who has had a charge of abuse, neglect or exploitation substantiated against him or her OR who has been convicted of an offense for actions related to bodily injury, theft or misuse of funds or property is not eligible under the Vermont Veterans’ Home licensing requirements. Candidates must pass any level of background investigation applicable to the position, including Vermont and national criminal record checks, adult and child abuse registry checks, the Office of Inspector General exclusion database, and motor vehicle driving record checks where applicable.

 

Beginning September 15, 2021, State of Vermont Executive Branch employees must attest to being fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus or be subject to regular COVID-19 testing and masking requirements.

Environmental Factors

Duties are performed in a long term care and residential care setting. Incumbents may be assigned to any area of the facility and to any shift. Requires standing for long periods of time, walking for extended periods and distances, sitting, repetitive movements, bending, twisting, stretching, lifting, pushing and pulling. Duties require regular and direct interaction with residents with varying degrees of physical and mental illness, dementia, infectious diseases, severe physical and mental limitations and residents who may display unpredictable behavior.

Minimum Qualifications

Possession of or eligible for licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse LPN in Vermont.

NOTE: Must maintain licensure as a condition of employment.

Special Requirements

Overtime work is required to maintain minimum staffing levels by regulation and is considered a condition of employment. The ability to work overtime when required is an essential function of this job class.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of Vermont celebrates diversity, and is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect and meaningful inclusion that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The State does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, membership in an employee organization, family medical history or genetic information, or family or parental status. The State’s employment decisions are merit-based. Retaliatory adverse employment actions by the State are forbidden.


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