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Licensed Practical Nurse - NC Dept. of Public Safety (Pasquotank)

Company: State of North Carolina
Location: Elizabeth City
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Description of Work
Welcome to the North Carolina Department of Public Safety (DPS), Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice, Section of Prisons Administration. The Department of Public Safety is the largest state agency with 26,000 employees. Our Agency is responsible for safeguarding and preserving the lives and property of its citizens through prevention, protection, and preparation.
If you are looking for a rewarding career, please consider the Licensed Practical Nurse opportunity with the North Carolina Department of Public Safety. This is a full-time position (40 hours per week) with State Benefits, including health insurance, paid vacation, paid sick time, paid holidays, as well as retirement.
This position is located at Pasquotank Correctional Institution, a male close/medium custody facility in Elizabeth City, Pasquotank County, NC.Position works under the supervision of a Registered Nurse. The LPN provides routine practical nursing work in the treatment and care of patients. Positions at this level assist the RN in conducting sick call clinics by participating in the nursing assessment, in accordance with their scope of practice and by utilizing written protocols. Positions at this level screen patients and obtain pertinent medical data, collect vital signs and specimens, administer/interpret TB skin tests, assist the RN and Physician as needed, administer medications, observe patients for reactions, and record pertinent information. They also assist subordinate employees in providing general patient care and reinforcing the plan of care as outlined by the RN. Position may be required to work all shifts, weekends, and holidays with limited supervision.
Note to Current State Employees: The Salary Grade for this position is GN08. State employees are encouraged to apply for positions of interest even if the salary grade is the same as, or lower than, their current position. If selected for this position, a new salary will be recalculated taking into consideration the quantity of relevant education and experience, funding availability, and internal equity. Based upon these factors, a pay increase/decrease MAY result.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies
Listed below are the knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) associated with the position. These KSAs, along with the minimum education and experience listed, are required in order to be deemed "eligible" for the position therefore you must provide supporting information, within the body of your application, to demonstrate your possession of each KSA listed.
Qualified applicants must possess, and application must clearly reflect work experience that demonstrates the following:
Licensed to practice as a Practical Nurse in the state of North Carolina.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Licensed to practice as a Practical Nurse in the state of North Carolina.
Supplemental and Contact Information
The NC Department of Public Safety (DPS) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages qualified men and women to apply. DPS uses the Merit-Based Recruitment and Selection Plan to fill positions subject to the State Personnel Act with the most qualified individuals. Hiring salary will be based on relevant qualifications, internal equity and budgetary considerations pertinent to the advertised position.
Online applications are only accepted through
Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the state application. Embedded or attached resumes ARE NOTaccepted as a substitution for a completed application.
To receive credit for all of your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the State of North Carolina application in the Education and Work Experience sections of the applications form. Any information omitted cannot be considered for qualifying credit.
Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Applicants seeking Veteran's Preference must attach a DD form 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, along with your application.
During the online application process if additional documentation is required, attach the documentation at the bottom of Step 4 in the application process.
If applying for a position certified through the North Carolina Department of Justice-Criminal Justice Standards Division, refer to for specific certification requirements.
The NC Department of Public Safety must adhere to the United States Department of Justice Final Rule on the "National Standards to Prevent, Detect, and Respond to Prison Rape" under the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Standards at 28 C.F.R. Part 115 Docket No. OAG-131 RIN 1105-AB34. Refer to for hiring and promotion prohibition requirements for all positions in the NC Department of Public Safety.
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If there are any specific questions to this posting, you may contact
S. Sugg
Employment Specialist

Keywords: State of North Carolina, Chesapeake , Licensed Practical Nurse - NC Dept. of Public Safety (Pasquotank), Healthcare , Elizabeth City, Virginia

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