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DSHS WSH Licensed Practical Nurse

Company: State of Washington
Location: Olympia
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

DSHS WSH Licensed Practical Nurse 2

Western State Hospital (WSH) is seeking a highly motivated LPN. You will experience the rewarding feeling of being alongside a dedicated team that shares your same passion for being committed to success.


Some of what you'll do:    

  • Assist with the rehabilitation of patients and residents according to the treatment plan    
  • Promote a better understanding of hospital policies    
  • Attend to the general care of patients and residents, provide emotional and physical comfort and safety, and maintain an attractive and comfortable environment    
  • Participate in education programs and treatment team conferences    
  • Care for patients/residents with communicable diseases including necessary sterilization and observation of aseptic techniques    
  • Observe, record, and report the general condition of patients/residents    
  • Participate in providing a therapeutic environment through acceptance of patients and residents behavior, and guidance toward more rational behavior    

What we're looking for:     

  • Proven ability to discern and apply practical nursing principles and concepts    
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills    
  • Demonstrated ability to perform and interpret basic physical and treatment techniques    
  • Detail-oriented reporting and ability to relay clear, accurate information    

Who should apply?

LPNs with a current Washington State license to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse.

Questions about this opportunity? Please contact Ebony Ware at warees@dshs.wa.gov and reference job number 03928. 

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.

Washington State Department of Social and Health Services is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in any area of employment, its programs or services 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.


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Keywords: State of Washington, Olympia , DSHS WSH Licensed Practical Nurse, Other , Olympia, Washington

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