Practical Nurse Licensed 3, 2, or 1

Practical Nurse Licensed 3, 2, or 1

State of Louisiana | Jackson, LA, 70748, US
Salary Range:$45,000 – $56,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 12 days ago

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Supplemental Information

This position is located in the NURSING DEPARTMENT of LDH/OAAS/VILLA FELICIANA MEDICAL COMPLEX,JACKSON, LOUISIANA.The position will be filled byaProbation or Promotion of a permanent state employee. The shifts are 12 hour shifts with rotating weekends. The shifts will begin at 5:45am to 6:15pmor5:45pm to 6:15am.

Special Entrance Rate (SER) of Pay based on years of experience as a licensed LPN.

LPN 1 BIWEEKLY $1558.40$19.48 PER HOUR

LPN 2 BIWEEKLY $1667.20$20.84 PER HOUR

LPN 3 BIWEEKLY $1784.00 $22.30 PER HOUR


PREMIUM PAY (per HOUR physically worked):

$3.00 work incentive

Longevity starts after employed 6 months

SHIFT DIFFERENTIALS (per HOUR physically worked):

Shift Diff 2nd Shift - $2.50

Shift Diff 3rd Shift - $3.50

Weekend Shift Diff - $2.00

Weekend Shift Diff 2nd Shift - $3.00

Weekend Shift Diff 3rd Shift - $4.00

Holiday Shift Diff - $2.50

Holiday Shift Diff 2nd Shift - $4.00

Holiday Shift Diff 3rd Shift - $4.50

Weekend Hol Shift Diff - $3.00

Weekend Hol Shift Diff 2nd Shift - $4.50

Weekend Hol Shift Diff 3rd Shift - $5.00

Scheduled overtime paid

As part of a Career Progression Group, vacancies may be filled from this recruitment at a (Practical Nurse Licensed 1, 2 or 3) depending on the level of experience of the selected applicants(s). Please refer to the 'Job Specifications' tab located at the top of the LA Careers "Current Job Opportunities' page of the Civil Service website for specific information on salary ranges, minimum qualifications and job concepts for each level.

A Resume will not be accepted in lieu of work experience. An application may be considered incomplete if the work experience and education sections are not completed.

This position is located in East Feliciana Parish, Jackson, Louisiana.

There is no guarantee that all applicants will be interviewed. The hiring manager has 90 days from the closing date of the announcement to make a hiring decision. Should you be selected for an interview, you will be notified by the contact information listed on your application.

All candidates for hire must undergo drug screening and may require additional background check(s).

No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.

To apply for this vacancy, click on the "Apply" link above and complete an electronic application, which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities. Applicants are responsible for checking the status of their application to determine where they are in the recruitment process. Further status message information is located under the information section of the Current Job Opportunities page.

For further information about this vacancy contact:

OAAS/Villa Feliciana Medical Complex

Terrie David, Marianne Covington, HR Dept.

P.O. Box 438

Jackson, LA 70748

Phone Number 225-634-4011



Possession of a valid Louisiana license or temporary permit to practice practical nursing or a multi-state license issued by a Nursing Licensure Compact(NLC/eNLC) state. Job Concepts

Function of Work:

To provide basic nursing care to patients/clients in stable conditions and in predictable situations in accordance with the Professional Nurses Practice Act.

Level of Work:


Supervision Received:

Close from a Registered Nurse or Practical Nurse of a higher level.

Supervision Exercised:

May exercise functional supervision over paraprofessional nursing personnel.

Location of Work:

Statewide--health care facilities; correctional facilities.

Job Distinctions:

Differs from Practical Nurse--Licensed, 2 by the absence of journeyman level assignments and independent performance of duties.

Examples of Work

Implements selective aspects of the nursing care plan, i.e., comfort, hygiene, safety measures, nutrition, etc. under progressively more generalized supervision from a Registered Nurse or Practical Nurse of a higher level.

Observes patients for changes in physical and/or mental status or behavior and reports significant changes.

Obtains specimens for laboratory testing as assigned.

Takes vital signs including temperature, pulse, respiration, and blood pressure.

Administers medication and treatments in accordance with policies and procedures.

Transcribes physicians' orders and records medication and patient's condition on patient's charts and other records.

Receives and gives change of shift reports.

Requests stock drugs, medications, and supplies as assigned.

Administers CPR in emergency situations.

Admits, transfers, and discharges patients.

Gathers information about patient's past and current physical and mental status.

May administer oral and parenteral medication as prescribed by the physician and documents procedure.

Applies dressings, ointments, and other treatments as ordered and documents procedure.

Assists physicians with routine examinations and treatments.

Bathes, feeds, and makes patients comfortable.

Performs individual and group health teaching as assigned.