Washington State DSHS Licensed Practical Nurse (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 an On-Call Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) who has 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. About the Developmental Disabilities Administration
The Administration offers a continuum of supports through a safe, high-quality array of home, employment, community and facility-based residential services on a $1.08 billion annual budget. We promote individual worth, self-respect and dignity such that each individual is valued as a contributing member of the community.
DSHS values honesty, integrity, open communication and the pursuit of excellence. We work with those we serve to transform lives by providing behavioral health and developmental disability services, aging and long-term care and child and family support, juvenile rehabilitation, and food and cash assistance to those working toward self-sufficiency.
Our 17,000 professional, employees come to work each day ready to make a difference as they support and assist more than 2.5 million of Washington's most vulnerable residents.
About Lakeland Village
Lakeland Village is a 24-hour Residential Habilitation Center that provides all facets of training, education and healthcare for about 250 individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities. Lakeland Village uses an extensive day program that involves sensory integrative and interactive techniques such as touch, pressure, massage, aromatherapy, relaxation, music, environmental controls, micro technology, audio/visual sensory stimulating activities, and movement.
Our LPN's provide 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.
Your assistance in developing and managing Individual Habilitation Plans for our residents and clients will be essential to help improve and maintain health.
Your focus will be implementing care plans, administration of medications, and assisting the physician and other medical staff with treatments and exams.
We are seeking candidates with the following qualifications:
Candidates must have a valid Washington State license to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse OR the ability to obtain a valid license prior to employment.
Salary and other information
Compensation: $ 26.05 (hourly)
Hours: On-Call, hours will vary.
*How to Apply:*
We want to know a little more about you, please attach a chronological resume with your education and work history.
Screening of application materials will be ongoing. We review applicants weekly and encourage you to apply as early as you can.
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) 725-5810. Applicants who are deaf or hard of hearing may call through Washington Relay Service by dialing 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6384.
If you have any questions about this job opportunity, you may contact Kim Yeager at (509) 299-1288.
*Questions? Contact Lindsay Taylor at (509) 363-4971 or Lindsay.Taylor@dshs.wa.gov * and refer to 03123
Job Type: On-Call
Job Number: 2016-03123 LD93E
Department: Dept. of Social and Health Services
Agency: State of Washington
Address: View Job Posting for Agency Information View Job Posting for Location, Washington, 98504.
Salary: See Position Description
Location: Spokane County - Medical Lake, WA