Title:  Licensed Practical Nurse - Temporary

Application Deadline Date:  Continuous Recruitment
Req ID:  49535
Department:  Vermont Veterans' Home

Bennington, VT, US

Position Type:  Temporary
Schedule Type:  Part-Time
Hourly Rate:  $26.14 to $33.29


The starting pay rate may be negotiable based on experience and qualifications.


The Vermont Veterans' Home (VVH) in Bennington, VT is currently seeking to hire part-time (temporary/per-diem) Licensed Practical Nurses to join our team. These are temporary positions working approximately 24 hours per week. The hours may include working some weekend shifts. Shift differentials apply to evening and night shifts. The shift hours are as follows:

  • Days, 6am to 2:30pm
  • Evenings, 2pm to 10:30pm
  • Nights, 10pm to 6:30am


We have a great team at VVH with providers available on-site Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm and by phone other times and holidays. We have a wound care nurse, and we provide great care to our veterans, spouses and Gold Star parents. For more information about the Vermont Veterans' Home, please visit this site.

Who May Apply

This position, Licensed Practical Nurse (Job Requsition #49535), 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 Donna Richards at donna.richards@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.

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 verbal, physical, or aggressive behaviors.

Minimum Qualifications

Possession of or eligible for licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse LPN in Vermont OR eligible to practice in the state of Vermont via a multi-state license.


NOTE: Must maintain licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse LPN in Vermont OR eligible to practice in the state of Vermont via a multi-state license.

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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