Licensed Practical Nurse 2 – Eastern State Hospital
We have evening and night shift opportunities for Licensed Practical Nurses to join our team at Eastern State Hospital. Your work contributes to enhancing the quality of life for people with behavioral health issues
Eastern State Hospital needs your compassion for others and your experience to support our patients on their road to recovery. We know that our clients can grow stronger and more independent with the help of our skilled nursing staff. We offer outstanding benefits and opportunities for advancement. Evening and night shift positions receive a $1.50 per hour shift differential, in addition to their base pay. Apply today and join us on our mission to Transform Lives!
Some of what you’ll do
- Provide patient care and security to people experiencing behavioral health issues
- Exchange pertinent clinical information during shift change
- Administer medications and treatments
- Complete medication orders and Pyxis/electronic documentation
- Implement security policies and requirements
- Provide patient education
- Move and transfer patients, de-escalate patients, and escort and transport patients
What we’re looking for
A valid Washington State license as a practical nurse, or the ability to obtain a valid license prior to employment
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Interested? Apply today. Interviews are scheduled weekly. Choose your available shifts under the Supplemental Question section. Evening and Night shifts include a shift differential in addition to the standard compensation rate.
Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history may be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant’s suitability and competence to perform in the job. 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.
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