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Licensed Practical Nurses (30250)

The Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA) is currently recruiting to fill three full-time (40 hrs./wk.) and six part-time (20 hrs./wk.) vacancies for Licensed Practical Nurse at the Southeastern Veterans Center in Chester County.

Applications will be accepted until February 25, 2018.

Nature of Work

Perform duties of a Licensed Practical Nurse in assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating all assigned resident care in collaboration with a Registered Nurse (RN) in the Southeastern Veterans Center in Spring City, PA (Chester County) ensuring adherence to HIPAA standards. Duties include assisting the RN in the daily assessment of resident’s health status; ensuring all assessment data is accurate, complete and accessible; communicating assessment data to other members of the health care team and preserve confidentiality; administering medications and treatments timely and accurately as ordered by a physician. Additional duties include ordering and receiving medication per procedure; counting narcotics and verifying that records are accurate and complete; and checking medications from pharmacy for accuracy and notify pharmacy of errors. You will participate in the feeding of residents as part of the daily routine, communicate concerns to the RN in charge, and make rounds and verify resident census to ensure resident well-being and safety.

In order to be considered: NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Possession of a current Pennsylvania license as a Licensed Practice Nurse issued by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing; or possession of a non-renewable temporary practice permit issued by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing.

Clarification of the Necessary Special Requirement. If you are within 1 month of graduating from a school of nursing approved by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing, you will be eligible to take the examination for LPN. However, you must provide proof of licensure or a temporary practice permit prior to employment.

CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT: Employees possessing non-renewable temporary practice permits must obtain licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse within the one (1) year period as defined by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing.

Pennsylvania Residency is currently waived for this job title.

Starting Salary: $26.15 per hr. (part-time) or $54,559 annually (full-time), with excellent benefits!

Have job-specific questions about these opportunities? Please call the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs at 717-861-2696. Have questions about the application process? Please call the State Civil Service Commission at 717-783-3058.

How to Apply

Apply online at www.scsc.pa.gov. Log in to the Online Services section of the homepage and select View Open Announcements and Apply from the menu. Reference announcement #2009137 for Licensed Practical Nurses to submit your application. Your score will be based on information you report on your application and application supplement.


Pennsylvania law (51 Pa.C.S. §7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs. To learn more about employment preferences and opportunities for veterans, visit the veterans section of the website at www.scsc.pa.gov


Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs
Southeastern Veterans Center
One Veterans Drive
Spring City, PA 19475