Licensed Practical Nurse - E9
Licensed Practical Nurse - E9
$1,760.00 - $2,231.20 Biweekly
Permanent Full Time
Health and Human Services - Kalamazoo Psychiatric Hospital
The MDHHS mission is to provide opportunities, services, and programs that promote a healthy, safe, and stable environment for residents to be self-sufficient. We are committed to ensuring a diverse workforce and a work environment whereby all employees are treated with dignity, respect and fairness. For more information, please visit our MDHHS Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Plan.
This position functions directly under the supervision of the registered nurse and encompasses the licensed support skills needed to carry out clinical nursing procedures and provide delegated nursing care and other related services to psychiatric consumers. Mandatory overtime, holiday work and weekend work are required.
Individuals in this position on a regular basis provide direct health care services to persons in the care or custody of the State and have unsupervised access to controlled substances.
Required Education and Experience
Possession of a certificate from a practical nursing education program accepted for licensure by the Michigan Board of Nursing.
No specific type or amount is required.
Additional Requirements and Information
Michigan licensure as a Practical Nurse is required for this position. View the job specification at: http://www.michigan.gov/documents/PracticalNurse-Licensed_12876_7.pdf
To be considered for this position you must:
apply for this position online via NEOGOV; click on "Apply" in the job posting for instructions on submitting your electronic application. Hard copy applications are not accepted.
attach a resume identifying specific experience and dates of employment. Dates of employment should include month and year and hours per week.
attach a cover letter.
if applicable, attach a copy of an official transcript(s). We accept scanned copies of official transcripts. We do not accept web-based, internet, or copies of unofficial transcripts. Official transcripts provide the name of the institution, confirmation that a degree was awarded and on what date, and the registrar's signature.
Failure to complete any of the above items may result in your application not being considered. See instructions for attaching files here: Instructions (http://www.michigan.gov/documents/mdcs/New_Online_Employment_Application_Guide_-_First_Time_User_446027_7.pdf)
Your application for any position does not guarantee you will be contacted by the Department/Agency for further consideration. Only those applicants interviewed will be notified of the results.
This position is located at 1312 Oakland Drive, Kalamazoo MI, 49008.
As a Condition of Employment: this position requires successful completion of a background investigation, criminal records check, physical and drug test.
The Department of Health & Human Services reserves the right to close this posting prior to its original end date once a sufficient number of applications have been received.
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Kalamazoo is unique, in that it combines a big city energy and small town feel. The community combines energy and innovation with friendliness and an easy-going attitude. A vibrant Art Deco downtown sets the stage for quality dining, unique shops and galleries, and live entertainment, including wineries and micro breweries. In Kalamazoo, you're never far from lakes, outdoor recreation, festivals and world-class attractions.
Kalamazoo is home of Western Michigan University which offers a variety of under-graduate and graduate programs.
Kalamazoo is also home to the nationally recognized CTAC (Child Trauma Assessment Center) providing innovative, state of the art child assessments
Kalamazoo offers ample and affordable housing
Kalamazoo is also home of the Kalamazoo Promise, a 4 year scholarship to college (bachelor degree or 130 credits, whichever occurs first), covering tuition and mandatory fees for eligible Kalamazoo Public School students.
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State employment benefits include everything from health insurance to retirement income and can be worth 25% to 50% of salary depending on wages and benefits.
This page briefly explains some benefits provided under Civil Service rules or union contracts.
Full-time employees receive between 15 and 35 vacation days per year. Employees also receive 13 sick days per year and 8 hours of leave to participate in certain school functions or community activities. Employees may also qualify for up to 12 weeks of paid or unpaid leave for certain family or medical situations.
State employees receive 12 or 13 scheduled paid holidays each year, including New Year's Eve, New Year's Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Memorial Day, and Veterans Day.
Alternative Work Schedules
Flexible work schedules and telecommuting options are available in many jobs.
Insurance and Other Benefits
Eligible employees can choose from a variety of health insurance plans, including a PPO, HMOs, and a High Deductible Health Plan with HSA (effective January 1, 2021). Other coverage includes vision, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance, as well as tax-deferred Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) for health, prescription, dental and vision eligible expenses, dependent care expenses, and Qualified Transportation Fringe Benefits (QTFB). Employees also have the option to purchase additional life, accidental death, and long-term care insurance, auto/home insurance, identify theft protection, and legal services.
Paid Parental Leave
Provides eligible individuals up to 12 weeks of paid leave immediately following birth or adoption of a child.
Employees may invest income in a tax-deferred retirement investment program. The state offers two optional deferred compensation plans, the 457 and 401(k). Employees decide the amount deducted from their paychecks.
Employees receive a minimum 4% state contribution toward their retirement fund. If an employee elects to contribute more, the state will match up to 3%. The Office of Retirement Services administers two different retirement plans for State of Michigan employees: Defined Benefit (DB) (https://www.michigan.gov/orsstatedb) and Defined Contribution (DC) (https://www.michigan.gov/orsstatedc) . New hires can also receive up to a 2% employer match into a Personal Healthcare Fund and a lump-sum credit to a tax-deferred account if eligible. More information is available at the Office of Retirement Services (https://www.michigan.gov/ors/0,4649,7-144-6183---,00.html) .
PLNURSE - Do you possess a certificate from a practical nursing education program accepted for licensure by the Michigan Board of Nursing? If so, please attach a copy.
PLNURSE - Do you possess a Michigan license as a Practical Nurse? If so please enter your license number in the Certifications and Licenses section of your profile and attach a copy of your current license.
Have you ever been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor?
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