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Licensed Practical Nurse - Hourly/PRN - Gracewood Campus

Job Description

The Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)/PRNto work on an "as needed" basis on the Gracewood Campus of East Central Regional Hospital, located in Gracewood, GA. 

This is an hourly position with no benefits.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Knowledge of medication administration
  • Ability to transcribe orders
  • Work directly with patients and assist Registered Nurses in all nursing duties
  • Observe and document patient behavior

Positions available on the following units/departments:

Birch Unit

Redbud Unit

Camellia Unit

Qualifications

A Current Georgia license to practice as a licensed practical nurse

Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to those who, in addition to meeting the above qualifications, also possess the following:

  • One year of experience working as an LPN
  • Experience in psychiatric nursing care

Benefits

/ hour. This is an hourly position with no benefits associated.

Employment Information

This position is located at East Central Georgia Regional Hospital in Augusta, Georgia.

While Augusta is known worldwide for the Masters® and the coveted green jacket, you'll find that Georgia's second-oldest and second-largest city - also known as the "Garden City" of the South - is full of history, atmosphere, Southern charm, and activities to engage everyone's interest.

Discover the historic charm of the classic South with Augusta's tree-lined streets and majestic antebellum mansions. Enjoy dozens of shops and restaurants, cultural attractions and entertainment. Meander along the banks of the Savannah River as you stroll Riverwalk Augusta. Canoe the river or the adjacent Augusta Canal.

Whatever your interest, you'll find something to satisfy it in Augusta.

Applying for this job

Please email your cover letter and resume in Microsoft Word format to: ecrhjobs@dhr.state.ga.us

To ensure proper routing/handling of your credentials, copy/paste or type the following title in the subject line of your email: Licensed Practical Nurse - Hourly/PRN - Gracewood Campus If you are currently employed by DBHDD, please include "Internal Employee" in the subject line as well.

You may be subject to a Drug Screen. You may be required to submit fingerprints to check for the existence of Criminal History Record Information through the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. You do have the right to challenge the contents of any Criminal History that is located, should you choose to do so.

The Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities provides services to ensure the health and welfare of Georgians. As an employee of DBHDD, in the event of an identified emergency you may be required, as a term and condition of employment, to assist in meeting the emergency responsibilities of the department.