Washington State DSHS Licensed Practical Nurse 2 (Lakeland Village) in Medical Lake, Washington


A Meaningful Career for Licensed Practical Nurses!

The Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS), Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA) is seeking Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) who have a passion to work with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. At Lakeland Village, we strive to promote individual worth, self-respect, and dignity such that each individual is valued as a contributing member of the community.

We are recruiting for multiple positions within our organization. We offer traditional 8 hour shifts as well as 12 hour shifts and weekend double positions. We offer flexibility in schedules, an excellent benefits package, and the opportunity to balance your personal and work life. These are full-time, and some part-time, permanent positions located at Lakeland Village.

Some of what you'll doing:

  • Providing treatment and nursing care for an assigned caseload of adolescent to geriatric individuals, of both genders, all of which possess developmental disabilities and/ or other neurological, physiological, and mental health disorders.
  • Assisting in developing and managing Individual Habilitations Plans for residents and clients to help improve and maintain health.
  • Implementing care plans, administers medications, and assists the physician and other medical staff with treatments and exams. What we are looking for:

  • Proven ability to discern and apply practical nursing principles and concepts.

  • Demonstrated the ability to perform and interpret basic physical and treatment techniques.
  • Successful history of applying nursing process (assessment, diagnosis, plan, implementation, evaluation)
  • Established understanding and demonstrated dynamics of strong interpersonal relationships and communications skills. Who should apply?

  • Applicants who have a valid Washington State license to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse ORthe ability to obtain a valid license prior to employment. Some jobs may require full criminal background check. This announcement may be used to fill multiple vacancies. Employees driving on state business must have a valid driver's license. Employees driving a privately owned vehicle on state business must have liability insurance on the privately owned vehicle.

Washington State Department of Social & Health Services is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity/expression, marital status, race, creed, color, national origin, religion or beliefs, political affiliation, military status, honorably discharged veteran, Vietnam Era, recently separated or other protected veteran status, the presence of any sensory, mental, physical disability or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability, equal pay or genetic information. Persons requiring accommodation in the application process or this job announcement in an alternative format may contact the Recruiter at (360) 829-4956. Applicants who are deaf or hard of hearing may call through Washington Relay Service by dialing 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6384.

Note: The salary on this announcement reflects approved salary increase effective September 1, 2016.

If you have questions please contact Lynette Ryder at (360) 829-4956, or lynette.ryder@dshs.wa.gov. (Job #08267)

Job Type: Full Time - Permanent

Job Number: 2016-08267

Department: Dept. of Social and Health Services

Closing: Continuous

Agency: State of Washington

Address: View Job Posting for Agency Information View Job Posting for Location, Washington, 98504.

Website: http://www.careers.wa.gov

Salary: $3,453.00 - $4,532.00 Monthly

Location: Spokane County - Medical Lake, WA