|Date Opened||6/13/2018 12:00:00 AM|
|Salary||$46,946 - $62,757/year|
|Job Type||Open to the Public|
|Close Date||6/19/2018 11:59:00 PM|
Department of Developmental Services - West Region has a job opportunity for a Licensed Practical Nurse based at the Administration Building - LFC A, Norwalk.
This is a full-time thirty-five (38/32) hours per week position. The work schedule is as follows: Week 1: Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Wednesday: 6:00am-2:30pm; Thursday: 6:00am-12:30pm. Regular Days Off: Monday and Tuesday. Week 2: Friday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday: 6:00am - 2:30pm. Regular Days Off: Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Must be flexible in order to meet the needs of the agency.
Applicants must meet the Minimum Qualifications as listed on the job opening and must specify their qualifications on their application.
Please Note: You will be unable to make revisions once you submit your application for this posting to the JobAps system.
• Must have a Valid Driver's License
• Travel will be required
Should you have questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Carol Bailey-Laud at Carol.Bailey-Laud@ct.gov or (203) 294-5002.
Assists doctors and nurses in the general care and treatment of patients; measures doses and administers medications including insulin injections; documents medications using appropriate forms; performs narcotic counts; checks and may administer intravenous medications; reports changes in patients to doctors; ensures that restraints are applied correctly; transcribes doctors medication orders; dispenses certain medications in doctor’s absence; applies topical medication; takes and charts temperatures, pulses and respirations; performs simple nursing treatments; monitors general patient needs including personal hygiene; reports on patient conditions and behavior; keeps the unit safe and healthy; administers enemas or suppositories; performs Foley catheterization care; orients patients concerning medications and their use; may perform emergency first aid; performs related duties as required.
In the Department of Developmental Services: performs the full range of duties as described in the class specification for the Lead Developmental Services Worker.
In the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services: performs the full range of duties as described in class specifications for the Mental Health Assistant 1 or Mental Health Assistant 2.
• Experience working with individuals with Intellectual and/or Developmental Disabilities
• Good writing and communications skills
• Computer proficiency (e.g. Outlook, Word, Excel)
AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.
The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.