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State of Montana Licensed Practical Nurse in Warm Springs, Montana

The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) has a career opportunity within Montana State Hospital. TheMontana State Hospital (MSH) in Warm Springs provides inpatient psychiatric treatment for adults with serious mental illness. MSH is the only public psychiatric hospital in Montana that serves people admitted from communities across the state. This position performs skilled nursing duties. Why Join DPHHS Our mission at DPHHS is to serve Montanans in their communities to improve and protect the health, safety, and well-being, and to empower independence. By joining our department, you will have the opportunity to perform meaningful work in public service to our state and its residents. TheState of Montana's comprehensive benefits package includes healthcare coverage, retirement plans, paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays, work/life balance, and eligibility to participate in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program. In addition, DPHHS is the largest state agency with a wide range of advancement opportunities whether you are joining the workforce or have several years of experience. Qualifications for this Career Opportunity * * * Must have a thorough knowledge of office practices and procedures. * Ability to provide patient assessment and appropriate documentation. * Implement appropriate nursing care interventions. * Perform accurate and thorough work. * Skill in the use of the basic instruments and equipment of the nursing profession. * Knowledge of current psychopharmacology. * Communicate effectively, verbally and in writing. * Ability to Analyze, assemble, and organize information. * Ability to proficiently utilize technology related to patient care information systems. * Meet minimum qualifications: o Graduation from an accredited school of practical nursing o Currently licensed as a Practical Nurse in the State of Montana. How to Apply To be considered for a DPHHS position, submit the following required documents with your application on the State of Montana Careers website. When submitting the required documents, you must check the "relevant document" box to ensure your attachments are uploaded correctly to your application for this position. * Resume * References Successful applicants will be subject to background checks relevant to the position and must pass reference checks before an offer will be extended. DPHHS is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For a copy of the full job description or if you need a reasonable accommodation in the application or hiring process, contact DPHHS Human Resources listed below. Montana State Hospital LinkedIn Montana State Hospital Website Additional Information This position may be eligible for a statutory $1.50 an hour base pay increase effective July 1, 2024. This position is open until filled with frequent screening of applicants. Title: Licensed Practical Nurse Location: Warm Springs Requisition ID: 24140763