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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Berkeley Co. Health Department - Berkeley Co.

at State of West Virginia

Pay: $21504 to $39792/year
$21504 - $39792
Posted: 6/18/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 1463457

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Nature of Work

This announcement is for an immediate hiring need with the Berkeley County Health Department in Berkeley County. When applying online, be sure to mark this county and any other county you would be willing to work in so your name can be placed on the proper register. See below for special application instructions and a description of the position.

CLICK HERE to Apply Online.  This is a special vacancy announcement.  By clicking this link you will be redirected to our Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) "continuous" listing where you will be able to submit your application by clicking the APPLY link at the top right of that page.   


County Health Departments/ Berkeley County Health Department, Berkeley Co. – With moderate, limited supervision and under the direction of a registered nurse, this position will provide public health services required according to standing operating procedures in relation to clinical services such as immunizations, family planning, BCCSP, TB, STD, etc. Provides screening for all patients to include intake of medical information. Provides services/counseling to patients that utilize that harm reduction program. Provides health promotion of clinical programs. Meets walk-in patients and provides medical service as necessary or referrals to outside agencies. Performs related work as assigned.

As a condition of employment, an inquiry into job-related information will be completed which may include, but not limited to, criminal records, abuse registry records, driving records, employment history, and education and training.  Failing to cooperate with this process, providing false or incomplete information, and/or discovery of disqualifying information may result in denial of or dismissal from employment or denial of transfer irrespective of when discovered.

Minimum Qualifications

Training: Current West Virginia License or temporary permit to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse. Successful completion of course in intravenous therapy and training in venipuncture permits the LPN to start intravenous fluids.