Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Recruitment #220705-Y11D-24


This position is located at Griffin Memorial Hospital in Norman, OK.
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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.

Griffin Memorial Hospital is recruiting for compassionate, dedicated nursing professionals - help us make a difference in the lives of all Oklahomans.  Responsibilities include:

Providing technical direct and indirect nursing care in a hospital under the supervision or direction of a registered nurses or licensed physician. Offering health care to patients, experiencing severe emotional disorder(s)/psychiatric illness or substance abuse. Performing crisis intervention and works collaboratively with Psychiatrists, Therapists, and other Nurses. Preparing medication and distributing on the unit.

Job Type/Salary:
8 hour shifts
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 6:30a – 3p (Day Shift), 2:30p -11p (Evening Shift)
The FLSA Status is Non-Exempt for this Position.
07/01/2022 - 07/31/2022

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:  Griffin Memorial Hospital (GMH) is located in Norman, Oklahoma, and serves all 77 counties in Oklahoma as the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (ODMHSAS) treatment center for adults.  GMH provides community crisis stabilization and residential treatment for substance abuse and co-occurring mental health and trauma related conditions.

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.


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

An Equal Opportunity Employer.

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