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DSHS ESH Licensed Practical Nurse Lead

In Western Australia United States

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DSHS ESH Licensed Practical Nurse Lead   


DSHS ESH Licensed Practical Nurse Lead




Spokane County , Medical Lake, WA Western Australia United States


Licensed Practical Nurse 4 - Licensed Practical Nurse Lead

Eastern State Hospital (ESH) has opportunities for Licensed Practical Nurses to join our team as an LPN Lead.
In this role, you will participate in providing excellent nursing care under the supervision of a Registered Nurse.
You will enjoy interacting with our clients as you team up to help them improve and work toward recovery.
Come help us Transform Lives as you collaborate with a variety of medical professionals and staff that are passionate about making a positive impact.
As a lead LPN, your focus will be on supporting and providing guidance and direction to ward staff.

The starting wage for this position is $39.
Opportunities performed on
- site at this work location at least three days a week may be eligible for an additional 5% premium pay in addition to the advertised salary.
Evening and Night shifts are receiving an additional $2.
50/hr shift differential to the standard compensation rate.

Some of what you will do

  • Provide routine, direct patient care on a behavioral health unit under the direction of a Registered Nurse to people who have behavioral health conditions
  • Assign daily tasks to the nursing staff on the ward and provide guidance to staff while performing direct nursing careaccording to a treatment plan
  • Provide staff feedback to an RN3 regarding development, educational needs, and performance on the job
  • Report and document significant changes in patient conditions to RN3/designee and appropriate medical staff
  • Administer medications and treatments
  • Educate patients in adaptive living skills during activities on the ward and in the treatment mall during one-to-one and/or group interactions
  • Transfer, escort, and transport patients
  • Exchange pertinent clinical information during the shift and at the change of shifts
  • Complete paperwork and documents for medication orders; inventory and maintain medical supplies and equipment

Who should apply?

Professionals who possess a valid LPN license to practice within the state of Washington and 2 years of experience as a Licensed Practical Nurse

Preferred knowledge, skills, and abilities

  • Ability to provide accurate and clear communication in a calm, non-threatening manner
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Desire to coach and mentor others
  • Exceptional assessment and clinical knowledge

Want to know more about Eastern State Hospital? Click on the videos below to meet staff, take a tour, and explore your career.
To learn more about DSHS, go to
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