Psychiatric Practical Nurse -Part time and Full Time- rotating shifts - license required
Western State Hospital - Staunton, VA

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Western State Hospital may be just the place to practice your profession and make an important contribution to the health care field. We are a 250 bed Joint Commission/CMS accredited hospital located in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley within 30 minutes of major university towns.

The hospital is well regarded locally and across the state, has provided consultation or working tours to seven other states regarding our Psychosocial Rehab "mall" programs, effectively recruits and retains professional staff, and works actively within the hospital and with our community partners to produce good clinical and quality of life outcomes for individuals.

Our strategic philosophy is to provide valued service, to look forward and anticipate challenges and opportunities, to actively educate the public, and to be open and welcoming to the media.

We are seeking dedicated and experienced Licensed Practical Nurse professionals in a part-time or full-time status, rotating shifts, as needed, with holiday and weekend schedules required.
(Part time position - 1,500 hours per year with no state benefits)

Minimum Qualifications
In order to be considered for this exciting position, an applicant must be licensed (or license eligible) as a Licensed Practical Nurse in Virginia. Applicants must have knowledge of treatment modalities to include medication administration.

Preferred Qualifications
Bi-lingual Spanish and English is a plus. Experience in psychiatric nursing or acute care is preferred.

Special Requirements
The successful applicant must pass a criminal background investigation, drug screening test and employment reference check. The applicant must have the ability to perform at the level of physical demands noted on the Employee Work Profile and the verified ability to perform the essential functions of the position.

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