Vacancy Announcement

PRACTICAL NURSE I (LPN)

2 POSITIONS AVAILABLE

 

Salary Grade:

61

Salary Range:

$27,841 – $36,193 – $44,543

Closing Date:

Open until filled

Position Number:

535-53-452

Location:

1 Position – Rutherford County, 1 Position – McDowell County

Description of Work:

• Participate primarily in screening, referring, information gathering, and client follow up.
• Provides injections and immunizations, screens clients, obtains pertinent data, collects vital signs and specimens, assists as needed preparing and cleaning the laboratory.
• This position will manage the Lab and will be responsible for doing inventory and ordering supplies for the lab and exam rooms. Perform lab duties for Maternity and Family Planning Clinics and also helps with the interview process of clients.

Minimum Education And Experience:

Graduation from a State accredited program of Practical Nurse education; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Necessary Special Qualifications:

General knowledge of practical nursing techniques in the routine care and treatment of stable, subacute, convalescent, and chronically ill clients; general knowledge of sanitation, personal hygiene, basic health and safety practices applicable to work area. Ability to make accurate observations of clients and families, and to record and communicate this clearly; ability to understand the special physical and emotional problems of clients, and to establish and maintain effective working relationship with them and their families; ability to work with others in the performance of these duties and assisting with other routine tasks of a reasonably high level of complexity.

Application Process:

To apply for this position, submit the required NC state application (PD-107) to the Foothill Health District Personnel Department, 221 Callahan-Koon Road, Spindale, NC 28160. Applications can be downloaded at www.foothillshd.org/employment. Completed applications and resumes can be e-mailed to personnel@foothillshd.org or faxed to (828) 287-6059. Equal Opportunity Employer