Job Description for Licensed Practical Nurse

Job Title:
Licensed Practical Nurse
Full-time/Part-time:
Full-time
Wage and Salary:
$23.42/hour
Application review will begin:
January 19, 2022
Application Deadline:
Open Until Filled
Job Description:

Jefferson County Health Department engages and empowers the community to practice healthy lifestyles so they are able to create a thriving community where all residents will have a fair and just opportunity to be healthy. The Health Department values teamwork, collaboration, family, community, accountability and integrity, creativity, striving for excellence, acceptance, and respect while carrying out their variety of programs offered.

Jefferson County Human Services developed the Community Support Program in 1996 to focus on helping consumers remain in the community who have a severe and persistent mental illness, which has caused profound challenges in the major areas of community living such as: recurrent employment, inability to consistently or independently manage household tasks, difficulty with self-care, and other daily struggles.

The Health Department and Human Services Department is currently hiring a Licensed Practical Nurse to assist the departments with clinic duties, mental health nursing and medication management.

As a passionate, organized, and knowledgeable Licensed Practical Nurse, you will be successful in completing the below key tasks and responsibilities:

  • Assists staff with daily and scheduled immunization clinics including assisting with giving injections, recording immunizations to appropriate records and hands out health/immunization information.
  • Answers and screen telephone calls. Schedules clinic and immunization appointments. Directs calls. Takes and relays messages.
  • Administers, observes, and documents medications and treatments as prescribed by the Medical Director.
  • Charts medication administration accurately and in a timely manner, documents care provided, maintains appropriate records related to patient’s progress and activities accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Provides medication management for CCS and CSP cliental with Human Services.
  • Variety of other tasks will be needed

Starting wage: $23.42/hour
Hours: 40 hours/week; Monday through Friday
Benefits: Eligible for our excellent benefit package with details provided at the below link
(https://www.jeffersoncountywi.gov/departments/human_resources/pay_and_benefit_information.php)

Qualifications:

Qualifications Needed:

  • Associate degree or one to two years of related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Current Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) license in the State of Wisconsin
  • CPR Certification
  • Valid Driver’s License

Qualifications Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a college or university and on to two years related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and Public Health experience preferred.

Applications will be accepted until this position is filled; however, initial screening of applicants will begin:
January 19th, 2022.

Application and position details are available at www.jeffersoncountywi.gov or Jefferson County Human Resources: 311 S. Center Ave. Room 111, Jefferson, WI  53549.

Jefferson County is an Equal Opportunity Employer