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LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE
|Posted||1458 days ago - Friday, January 23, 2015|
Starting salary for this position is $20.00 Candidates must have a current LPN license. Rebecca Schoormann at 608-240-5502 or Rebecca.Schoormann@wisconsin.gov Vacancies may occur at institutions throughout the state. *Temporary jobs are referred to as limited term employment (LTE). While limited term employment does not automatically lead to or enjoy the same benefits as permanent employment, these positions provide valuable work experience and an opportunity to explore different permanent job and career options at the Wisconsin Department of Corrections. For more information about the Department of Corrections and its facilities, log on to www.doc.wi.gov. The Department of Corrections administers Wisconsins state prisons, community correctional centers, and juvenile corrections programs. It supervises the custody and discipline of all prisoners in order to protect the public and seeks to rehabilitate offenders and reintegrate them into society. Position Summary: Perform health care services to incarcerated offenders in ambulatory and infirmary settings, which requires skilled technical care. This includes routine daily care of acutely ill and/or disabled patients, assisting in assessment of patient health needs, performing activities of daily living, making observations and reporting to a RN, assisting physician with physical exams, routine diagnostic and minor surgical procedures, maintaining records, and providing emergency care. Special Notes: Candidates must possess a current Wisconsin LPN license or eligible to obtain a Wisconsin LPN license. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the United States (i.e., a citizen or national of the U.S., a lawful permanent resident, an alien authorized to work in the U.S. without DOC sponsorship) at the time of application. The Department of Corrections will conduct criminal background checks on applicants prior to selection. Upon hire, all new DOC employees are subject to fingerprinting. Applicants must be a Wisconsin resident to apply for this position. For more information please watch our recruitment videos at https://www.youtube.com/user/WisconsinDOC Qualifications: General patient care and current nursing procedures; ability to assess patients by making accurate observations of signs and symptoms for a wide range of injuries and illnesses; ability to perform effectively in emergency situations; and ability to work effectively as a member of a multi-disciplinary team. How To Apply: Apply with an application for State Employment form (OSER-MRS-38) which can be found at http://doa.wi.gov/Documents/DPM/BMRS/DOA-15505%20Application%20for%20State%20Employment%20with%20Instructions.pdf, a resume, and a copy of your LPN license. Send application materials to DOC; BPHR; Attn: Rebecca Schoormann; 3099 East Washington Avenue, Madison, WI 53707 or fax to 608-240-3343 or scan and email to Rebecca.Schoormann@wisconsin.gov.