Licensed Practical Nurse

  • Oregon Health Authority
  • Salem OR
  • Jan 12, 2023
Full time Government Health Care

Job Description

Job Description:

The Oregon State Hospital, a division of the Oregon Health Authority, has a fantastic opportunity for LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSES to join an excellent team working to help people recover from their illness and return to their lives in the community.

What you will do!
You'll assist in determining and providing the medical/psychiatric nursing care and treatment for patients at Oregon State Hospital, under the supervision of the RN. This involves providing nursing care and treatment to patients who are elderly, mentally/emotionally impaired, behaviorally impaired and physically compromised. In addition, you'll assist in providing a safe, secure environment and contribute to the maintenance of a therapeutic milieu.

What's in it for you?
We offer a workplace that balances productivity with enjoyment; promotes an atmosphere of mutual respect, dedication, and enthusiasm. You will collaborate in an open office with a team of bright individuals to work with and learn from. We offer full medical, vision and dental with paid sick leave, vacation, personal leave and ten paid holidays per year plus pension and retirement plans. If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, the Oregon Health Authority is the place for you.

This posting will be used to fill permanent positions located in Junction City, OR. These positions are represented by Service Employees International Union (SEIU).

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Possess a valid Oregon Practical Nurse License at the time of appointment. The license must be obtained within a reasonable amount of time from the application date.

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with adults/elderly patients in psychiatric setting preferred.
  • Experience in creating and maintaining a work environment that is respectful and accepting of diversity among team members and the people we serve.







Mental Health, Nursing



$3,861 - $5,888

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