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Licensed Practical Nurse-MVDC Job in Mount Vernon, Ohio US

Licensed Practical Nurse-MVDC

Mount Vernon Developmental Center - Mount Vernon, OH

Posted: 1/24/2024 - Expires: 4/23/2024

Job ID: 268834495

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Job Description

Job Description

Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities
Mount Vernon Developmental Center

Starting Hourly Pay: $24.29
- $500 bonus after 120 days
- $500 bonus after one year

Job Duties
 

The Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities (DODD) is a trauma informed care agency focused on implementing our core values and providing services to individuals with developmental disabilities.  We oversee a state-wide system of supportive services that focus on ensuring health and safety, supporting access to community participation and increasing opportunities for meaningful employment.  Tiffin Developmental Center is located in the northwest region of Ohio and is home to both adults and youth with developmental disabilities. 

DODD Core Values:

To help Ohioans with developmental disabilities, DODD has embodied the following core values that focus on the experience of our customers, the people we serve and their families.

  • Kindness & Empathy - All interactions are based on genuine care and concern for all involved.  We listen to those we serve, our partners and each other.
  • Collaboration - We engage with each other and our partners with openness and trust.
  • Transparency - We are accessible and visible in our business practices.
  • Quality Innovation - The services we deliver are value-added and promote excellence.
  • Inclusiveness - Cultivate an environment that embraces diversity and ideas at every level of interaction.  Our systems and processes are designated to ensure that every person is treated equally and every voice is heard fairly.
  • Accountability - We conduct ourselves professionally and will manage taxpayer dollars responsibly.

 

What you'll do as a Licensed Practical Nurse at Tiffin Developmental Center:

  • Medication and treatment administration.
  • Checking residents per direct care staff concerns and post incident.
  • Completing documentation – i.e. 24-hour report, nursing notes, medication administration record and physician orders.
  • Acts as a liaison with physicians by communicating medical concerns of residents with physicians and other medical consultants and then informing team members of treatment recommendations.
  • Attends meetings i.e. medication reviews, admission/discharge and special team meetings.
  • Assists with physical exams of individuals.
  • Preparing and filing medical related documents.
  • Positions on 2nd (2:20PM – 10:50PM) 
  • 60 cent shift differential for all hours worked on 2nd or 3rd shift.
  • Pay increase after 180 days.
  • Every other weekend off.
  • Mandatory hours are required.
  • Sign-on bonus of $1000 available - $500 to be paid after 120 days and remaining $500 to be paid after 1 year.

 

What’s in it for you - benefits of working for the State of Ohio:

At the State of Ohio, we take care of the team that cares for Ohioans. We provide a variety of quality, competitive benefits to eligible full-time and part-time employees. For a list of all the State of Ohio Benefits, visit our Total Rewards website! Our benefits package includes:

Medical Coverage

  • Quality, affordable, and competitive medical benefits are available the first full month after hire.

Dental, Vision and Basic Life Insurance

  • Dental, vision and basic life insurance premiums are free after one year of continuous service.

Time Away From Work and Work/Life Balance

  • Paid time off, including vacation, personal, and sick leave 
  • 11 paid holidays per year
  • Childbirth/Adoption leave

Ohio Public Employees Retirement System

  • OPERS is the retirement system for State of Ohio employees.  The employee contributes 10% of their salary towards their retirement.  The employer contributes an amount equal to 14% of the employee’s salary.  Visit the OPERS website for more information.

Deferred Compensation

 

The State of Ohio is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of applicants or employees as defined in applicable federal law, state law, and any effective executive order. 

Ohio is a Disability Inclusion State and strives to be a Model Employer of Individuals with disabilities. The State of Ohio is committed to providing access and inclusion and reasonable accommodation in its services, activities, programs and employment opportunities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other applicable laws. To request a reasonable accommodation due to disability, please contact Tamara Hairston, ADA Coordinator for the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities, at 614-466-2508 or by email at EEO-DiversityAffairs@dodd.ohio.gov

 
Qualifications
 

License to practice nursing as a licensed practical nurse issued by Ohio Board of Nursing pursuant to Section 4723 Ohio Revised Code; MDS certification issued by ANNAC (i.e. American Association of Nurse Assessment Coordination).

Job Skills: Nursing

Professional Skills: Attention to detail, Confidentiality, Responsiveness, Teamwork and Time Management

Technical Skills: Behavioral Health, Human Services, Medical, Medical Charting and Nursing

 Knowledge of skilled licensed practical nursing procedures; pharmacology; client/patient care; first-aid; CPR; general hospital practices & procedures; agency, institutional, hospital or clinic practices & procedures*; HIPAA regulations & standards; human relations; inventory control; employee training & development*. Skill in use of medical equipment (e.g., respirator, dialysis machine, sterilizer, oxygen equipment, blood pressure cuff); hypodermics; operation of personal computer. Ability to understand practical field of study; deal with some abstract but mostly concrete variables; recognize unusual or threatening conditions & take appropriate emergency action; develop good rapport with patients &/or residents; understand manuals & verbal instructions associated with practical nursing; demonstrate dexterity to administer injections & perform medical treatments & strength to move, reposition or restrain patients.

(*)Developed after employment. 

May be exposed to unpredictable resident behavior.

The final candidate selected for the position will be required to submit to urinalysis prior to the appointment to test for illegal drug use.  An applicant with a positive test result will not be offered employment.

 

 Background Check Information 

The final candidate selected for the position will be required to undergo a criminal background check.  Rule 5123-2-02 “Background Investigations for Employment,” outlines disqualifying offenses that will preclude an applicant from being hired by the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities.

 Knowledge of skilled licensed practical nursing procedures; pharmacology; client/patient care; first-aid; CPR; general hospital practices & procedures; agency, institutional, hospital or clinic practices & procedures*; HIPAA regulations & standards; human relations; inventory control; employee training & development*. Skill in use of medical equipment (e.g., respirator, dialysis machine, sterilizer, oxygen equipment, blood pressure cuff); hypodermics; operation of personal computer. Ability to understand practical field of study; deal with some abstract but mostly concrete variables; recognize unusual or threatening conditions & take appropriate emergency action; develop good rapport with patients &/or residents; understand manuals & verbal instructions associated with practical nursing; demonstrate dexterity to administer injections & perform medical treatments & strength to move, reposition or restrain patients.

(*)Developed after employment.

 


Contact Information

Personal Contact:
OhioMeansJobs
17604 Coshocton Rd.
Mount Vernon, OH 43050

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Regular Employment
Skill Based Partner:
No
Education Level:
Vocational/Technical degree
Work Days:
Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Job Reference Code
N/A
Salary
N/A
Licenses / Certifications:
LPN License
Display Recommended WorkKeys®Recommended WorkKeys®:
Applied Math: 4
Graphic Literacy: 4

Workplace Documentation: 4