Does a career in state service as a Licensed Practical Nurse
If so, come Make an ImpaCT by serving your State!
Read below and apply today!
WE ARE: The State of Connecticut is
currently accepting applications for the position of Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). We are seeking dedicated and compassionate
individuals to join our nursing teams across the State to improve the
well-being for our clients/patients. Please note the applications generated
from this posting will be used to fill LPN positions at various agencies
throughout the State. The positions may vary from agency to agency as they may
be full-time, part-time, first, second or third shift positions. Some
positions may also be hazardous duty.
THIS ROLE YOU WILL: Work among professionals whose treatment
goals developed for clients are aimed to help individuals; utilize your
expertise in assisting clients in developing a stress-free attitude; stay
up-to-date with changes that affect today’s society by participating in
on-going education and training activities; and apply your skills and
experience to enhance client’s self-worth.
WE HAVE TO OFFER!
Industry leading health
benefits, including medical and dental coverage;
Comprehensive pension plan and
supplemental retirement offerings;
Paid Time Off - including
12 paid holidays per calendar year;
Professional growth and
development opportunities; and
You can find more information on our comprehensive benefits here!
*Please note benefit
offerings will vary with part-time positions.
We welcome you to be a part of
a comprehensive team of caring professionals and assist our clients/patients so
they can achieve success. You will experience the opportunity to make a
difference in the public sector as well as Make an ImpaCT as an LPN for the
State of Connecticut! We encourage you to apply today!
FOR AN INSIDE LOOK: Check out the video below to
see what it is like to Make an ImpaCT as a State of Connecticut employee:
YOU SHOULD KNOW:
These positions may be subject
to Federal requirements for COVID 19 Vaccination Immunization.
who meet the Minimum Qualifications, as listed on the job opening, will be
considered for this role, as determined by qualifications stated on the
These positions will be filled in accordance with contractual language, reemployment, SEBAC, transfer, promotion and merit employment rules.
Annual salary range based
on weekly hours of position:
Part-Time hourly ~ $28.93 - $38.67
35 hours weekly ~ $52,838 - $70,632
36 hours weekly ~ $54,348
40 hours weekly ~ $60,385 - $80,725
The minimum experience and
training requirements must be met by the close date on the job opening,
unless otherwise specified.
application materials must be received by the recruiting agency by the
time specified on the job opening for the position for which you are
applying. Late applications may not be submitted and will not be
considered. Exceptions are rare and limited to documented events that
incapacitate a candidate during the entire duration of the job posting
time period. It is the candidate’s obligation and responsibility to
request an exception and provide a legally recognized justification to
accommodate such exception. Requests should be made to DAS.SHRM@ct.gov.
that your application is complete and detailed before submitting it. We
are no longer accepting resumes in accordance with PA 21-69. You will not
be able to make revisions once your application is submitted into the
select all location(s), shift(s), and employment status(es) (Full-time,
Part-time, etc.) in which you are willing to work on your application.
Failure to indicate the location(s), shift(s), and employment status(es)
may result in not being considered for vacancies in that specific
location, shift, and/or employment status.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION AFTER YOU
applicants will receive correspondence via email, as a backup they are
also encouraged to sign on to their Personal Status Board on a daily basis
to monitor their status, view all emailed notices and complete tasks
required in the recruitment process.
posting may require completion of additional referral questions (RQs). You
can access these RQs via an email that will be sent to you after the
posting's closing date or by visiting your JobAps Personal Status Board
(Certification Questionnaires section). Your responses to these RQs must
be submitted by the question's expiration date. Please regularly check
your email and JobAps Personal Status Board for notifications. Please
check your SPAM and/or Junk folders on a daily basis in the event an email
provider places auto-notification emails in a user's spam.
Agencies may choose to
review applications generated from this posting to fill LPN positions at
various locations, shifts, etc., throughout the State. If so, these
positions will NOT be posted separately on JobAps. When a
new, similar LPN (Multi-Agency) posting is announced (with a recruitment
number ending in RP), you must re-apply for consideration.
Note: An agency may have a need to post a job opening for a
more ‘specific’ LPN position geared towards that agency’s specific
position(s). Those types of LPN job openings on JobAps will NOT use
applications from this recruitment pool. You must apply to those postings
in order to be considered for appointment to those specific position(s).
We encourage you to apply to each LPN posting you’re interested in. Please
sign up for Interest Cards to be notified when LPN recruitments are
point during the recruitment process, applicants may be required to submit
additional documentation which support their qualification(s) for this
position. These documents may include: a cover letter, resume,
transcripts, diplomas, performance reviews, attendance records,
supervisory references, licensure, etc., at the discretion of the hiring
must meet the minimum qualifications as indicated to apply for this
CONNECT WITH US:
the volume of applications anticipated, we are unable to provide
confirmation of receipt or status during the recruitment process. Updates
will be provided through your JobAps portal account.
you have questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Doreen
Clemson at Doreen.Clemson@ct.gov or (860)
PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)
In a state facility, this class is accountable for rendering bedside care or mental health services to individuals with physical and/or intellectual disabilities in instances where the services of a registered nurse are not required.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Assists doctors and nurses in the general care and treatment of individuals; 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 individuals 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 individual needs including personal hygiene; reports on individual conditions and behavior; keeps the unit safe and healthy; administers enemas or suppositories; performs Foley catheterization care; orients individuals concerning medications and their use; may perform emergency first aid; may drive individuals to necessary appointments/outings; performs related duties as required.
DEPARTMENT OF DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES: performs the full range of duties as described in the class specification for the Lead Developmental Services Worker.
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.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Knowledge of practical nursing specialties and bedside care; knowledge of various medications used in conjunction for the care of individuals who have physical and/or intellectual disabilities; knowledge of infection control practices; some knowledge of nutrition and diets; basic knowledge of medical and lab sciences; considerable interpersonal skills; ability to keep records; some ability to lead staff.
License or temporary permit to practice nursing in Connecticut by the State Board of Examiners for Nursing.
will be given to candidates who possess the following:
working with clients/patients supported by the agency.
using interpersonal skills to support, calm and deescalate
participating with the development of nursing care and treatment plans.
advocating for services that meet client needs.
working as part of a multidisciplinary team and working independently.
utilizing Electronic Health Records.
working in roles that require mandatory overtime.
DEPARTMENT OF DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES: Incumbents in this class may be required to possess and retain a valid Connecticut Motor Vehicle Operator's license, Public Passenger Endorsement or Commercial Driver's license for designated positions.
Incumbents in this class may be required to lift/restrain individuals; may have some exposure to communicable/infectious diseases and to some risk of injury from assaultive/abusive individuals; may be exposed to disagreeable conditions.
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.
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