Licensed Practical Nurse - LRC at State of Nebraska in Lincoln, Nebraska

Posted in Other 11 days ago.

Job Description:

The work we do matters!

Hiring Agency:

Health & Human Services - Agency 25


Lincoln Job Posting, Lincoln Regional Center (LRC) 24/7 - Lincoln

Hiring Rate:


Classification Salary Range:

$24.57 - $36.22

Job Posting:

JR2023-00002003 Licensed Practical Nurse - LRC (Evergreen) (Open)

Applications No Longer Accepted On (If no date is displayed, job is posted as open until closed):

Job Description:

Starting pay rate: $24.570/hour - $32.789 per hour; pay based on experience. Additional $3/hour facility differential pay plus additional shift differential pay.

The Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) contributes to the lives and health of Nebraskans every day. Our mission, "Helping people live better lives," provides the motivation to make a difference and that starts right here. Every individual within DHHS makes an impact; we want to elevate, engage, and empower those that choose to spend their energy making the world a little brighter.

We recognize that our teammates bring tremendous value to the State of Nebraska and that their vital work helps fulfill our mission. We support our staff by offering fantastic benefits, training and development opportunities for personal and professional growth, and a positive, team-oriented atmosphere.

We are looking for skilled, professional Licensed Practical Nurses to join our team. In this role you will be an integral part of our Behavioral Health Division and provide critical care and support to adult patients with mental illness at Lincoln Regional Center, a state psychiatric hospital.

You have the passion, we have the opportunities - let's make a difference for Nebraskans

As a Licensed Practical Nurse you will:

• Provide medication administration

• Complete patient documentation

• Complete supply inventory and ordering

• Utilize electronic medical records

• Participate as a contributing member of the interdisciplinary treatment team, delivering holistic and individualized care to patients with mental illness

Starting pay rate: $24.570/hour - $32.789 per hour; pay based on experience. Additional $3/hour facility differential pay plus additional shift differential pay.

Work Schedule: Full-time positions available on 1st shift (7am - 3pm) 2nd shift (3pm - 11pm), or 3rd shift (11pm - 7am). Temporary on-call positions available, must work a minimum of 32 hours per month including two weekend shifts.


• A current license to practice as a licensed practical nurse in Nebraska or authority based on the Nurse Licensure Compact to practice as a licensed practical nurse in Nebraska is required. New graduates welcome


• Knowledge or experience working with patients with mental illness or psychiatric disorders

• Valid driver's license or the ability to provide independent authorized transportation

Ability to be flexible and adapt to rapidly changing situations. Ability to maintain professional boundaries and therapeutic working relationships. Ability to work and function as part of an interdisciplinary treatment team.

Must be able to complete 3 weeks of new employee orientation during Monday - Friday day shift hours for full-time positions. Must complete 1 week of Monday - Friday day shift orientation for temporary on-call positions.

For more information about the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services and the Division of Behavioral Health, please visit our website,


We offer a comprehensive package of pay, benefits, paid time off, retirement and professional development opportunities to help you get the most out of your career and life. Your paycheck is just part of your total compensation.

Check out all that the State of Nebraska has to offer! For more information on benefits currently offered to permanent teammates, please visit:

Equal Opportunity Statement

The State of Nebraska values our teammates as well as a supportive environment that strives to promote diversity, inclusion, and belonging. We recruit, hire, train, and promote in all job classifications and at all levels without regard to race, color, religion, sex. age, national origin, disability, marital status or genetics.

Current employees of the State of Nebraska should NOT apply on this external career. Instead go to Workday and access the Jobs Hub - Internal Apply app from your home landing page.

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