Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Recruitment #220428-Y11A-15

Introduction

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Please apply at:
https://odmhsas.applytojob.com/apply/Y4rxHJDNCj/Licensed-Practical-Nurse-LPN?source=Job+Aps

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This position is located at Jim Taliaferro Community Health Center in Lawton,OK.

Join a team that CARES! Here at ODMHSAS, we believe in I.C.A.R.E. – Integrity, Compassion, Accountability, Respect, and Excellence. Our mission is to promote healthy communities and provide the highest quality care to enhance the well-being of all Oklahomans.

About the Position:
These positions are responsible for performing technical direct and indirect nursing care in a clinic, hospital, institution, or home setting for individuals under the supervision or direction of a registered nurse, licensed physician, or dentist. This includes taking temperatures, pulse, respiration, and blood pressure, and various other technical nursing tasks in providing health care to patients and others.

Job Type/Salary:
Full Time

Annual Salaries:
Level III
: $44,000 / $21.15 hourly
Level II: $39,000 / $18.75 hourly
Level I: $35,250 / $16.95 hourly

Shift Differentials: $3.00 for evenings, weekends, and holidays!

Primary Working Hours are Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm

The FLSA Status is Non-Exempt for this Position.

PRN Options Available

SPECIAL NOTICE:
For Fall 2022, ODMHSAS is excited to announce a sponsored LPN to RN program. Ask a recruiter for details!

Minimum Qualifications and Experience:
Level III: Possession of a valid permanent Oklahoma license as a licensed practical nurse as approved by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing and three years of practical nursing experience.
Level II: Possession of a valid permanent Oklahoma license as a licensed practical nurse as approved by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing and one year of practical nursing experience.
Level I:Possession of a valid permanent Oklahoma license as a licensed practical nurse as approved by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing.
*Possesses a strong commitment to patient well-being and safety.

*Must believe that recovery is possible!

Special Requirements:
Upon a conditional offer of employment, Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services applicants must submit to a physical examination and shall meet the physical examination requirements of occasionally lifting/carrying 50 pounds and able to push and pull a maximum force of 25 pounds.

Applicants must be willing and able to fulfill any job-related travel normally associated with this position and as such have a valid driver’s license.

Great Reasons to Work for Us:
ODMHSAS is proud to provide a comprehensive benefits package designed to support our employees and their dependents.  

Our benefits include:
Generous state paid benefit allowance to help cover insurance premiums
A wide choice of health insurance plans with no pre-existing condition exclusions or limitations
Flexible spending accounts for health care expenses or dependent care
Employee assistance programs and health and fitness programs
11 paid holidays
15 days of vacation and 15 days of sick leave the first year
Retirement Savings Plan with a generous match
Longevity Bonus for years of service
Student Loan repayment options
Training opportunities for CEU requirements

About us
Jim Taliaferro Community Mental Health Center in Lawton, OK is a community-based center with a primary focus on mental health and substance abuse treatment. The inpatient and outpatient services they provide include special groups and programs for adolescents, persons with co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders, seniors and older adults, women, men, and criminal justice groups.

Drug and Alcohol Pre-employment and Preplacement Testing
Upon a conditional offer of employment, applicants for safety sensitive positions shall be required to submit to urinalysis to test for drugs. Appointment to a safety sensitive position shall be contingent upon a negative drug test result.

THIS AGENCY REQUIRES COVERAGE 24 HOURS, 7 DAYS PER WEEK. WORK HOURS AND LOCATION MAY VARY DEPENDING ON BUSINESS NECESSITY. EMPLOYEES MAY BE REQUIRED TO WORK WEEKENDS AND OVERTIME.

Reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities may be provided upon request.

An Equal Opportunity Employer.

Ask about our peer-friendly nursing program!