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Licensed Practical Nurse III

Recruitment #130122-UNCY-10


 DO NOT submit an application for this position to Human Capital Management!

 To apply, please follow the directions below:  

To apply, send resume to the following address or email address:
Human Resources
1222 10th St, Suite 201 N
Woodward, OK 73801
(580)571-3230  Fax (580)254-2985

This position is located at the Northwest Center for Behavioral Health at Fort Supply, Oklahoma.  This position requires the possession of a valid US drivers license at the time of appointment. Applicant must be willing to fulfill any job related to travel normally associated with this position.


Positions are assigned responsibilities for performing technical direct and indirect nursing care in a clinic, hospital, institution, or home setting for individuals under the supervision or direction of a registered nurse, licensed physician, or dentist. This includes taking temperatures, pulse, respiration, and blood pressure, and various other technical nursing tasks in providing health care to patients and others.

The functions performed by employees will vary by level, but may include the following:
• Performs nursing procedures or specialized functions in accordance with knowledge and skills.
• Participates in the evaluation of responses to interventions.
• Teaches basic nursing skills and related principles. Delegates nursing care tasks such as: taking temperature, pulse, respiration, and blood pressure, giving enemas, douches, and sitz baths, collecting specimens, and measuring intake and output.
• Assists in assessing, reporting, and recording health status of patients, families, and groups in a variety of settings.
• Participates in developing and implementing appropriate aspects of a plan of care.
• Administers medications as ordered.
• Reports appropriate patient information to supervisor or appropriate health team member.
• Performs other duties as related.

The Licensed Practical Nurse has three levels that are distinguished based on the level of skill required, responsibility and complexity of specific assignments, and responsibility for providing leadership to others.
This is the specialist level of the job family where employees are assigned responsibility for performing the more complex nursing tasks and providing functional supervision to others in the care and treatment of patients. This includes tasks involving the assignment and review of work, providing required training, and insuring that the quality of care meets established standards. Responsibilities will also include providing guidance and training to others in completing the more complex nursing tasks and activities.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required at this level include knowledge of nursing techniques, procedures, practices, and theory, of medical terminology, and of infection control measures. Ability is required to exercise sound judgment; to follow detailed oral or written instructions;  to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; ability to provide nursing care to patients or clients and the ability to monitor and direct the work of others.

Education and Experience requirements:
  Possession of a valid permanent Oklahoma license as a licensed practical nurse as approved by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing and three years of practical nursing experience. 

Special Requirements:
Upon a conditional offer of employment, Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services applicants must submit to a physical examination and shall meet the physical examination requirements of occasionally lifting/carrying 50 pounds and able to push and pull a maximum force of 25 pounds.






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