Licensed Practical Nurse in the USA

Commonwealth of Kentucky – Thelma

You will be performing nursing practices under the direction of a Registered Nurse (RN) or physician, administer medication and physician-prescribed treatments, assist with physician clinics/physical exams, collect nursing assessment data and perform first aid for minor injuries.

Full-time Job
USD 2,006-3,210 p/m
40 Hours per Week
Over Time available

We are looking for

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Performs nursing practice under the direction of a Registered Nurse (RN) or physician. 
  • Administer medication and physician-prescribed treatments. 
  • Assists with physician clinics/physical exams. 
  • Collects nursing assessment data. 
  • Performs first aid for minor injuries. 
  • Observes & cares for the ill, injured, or infirm within the scope of his/her education and skills. 
  • Provides direct patient care (e.g. monitors blood pressure, pulse, blood sugar & respiration; performs wound care; applies hot/cold packs; draws blood; performs bowel care; answers call light; assists and/or feeds consumers; inserts catheters, etc.). 
  • Complies with infection control procedures. 
  • Participates as a member of the treatment team. 
  • Communicates with nursing staff, physicians, family members, and other staff members as required to provide care to consumers. 
  • Participates in drills and responds to emergency procedures as required. 
  • Makes essential entries on records. 
  • Maintains medical records per agency, state, and federal regulations, policies and procedures. 
  • Performs and documents narcotic counts. 
  • Completes shift reports and other essential documents.
  • Explains medication purposes, dosages, and possible side effects to consumers. 
  • Assists with teaching students to be as independent as possible with activities of daily living. 
  • Participates in the Vocational Behavioral Enhancement program (e.g. writes/issues group behaviors, attends problem solving meetings as required; consults with other staff members regarding behavioral issues, etc.) and attends in-service training. 
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • You will need to have a BSc in Nursing.
  • Must be licensed in Kentucky as a practical nurse or must have a valid work permit issued by the Kentucky Board of Nursing. 
  • Must maintain any required licensure(s), certification(s), or other credentials for the length of employment in this classification. 
  • Specialty General Care
  • Bachelor level
  • English – Level IELTS 6.5 – 7.0
  • No experience


  • Starting in ASAP ( as Soon as Possible )
  • Full-time or Permanent
  • Salary:  USD 2,006-3,210 p/m

A bit more about the client

Commonwealth of Kentucky – Thelma

The Education and Workforce Development Cabinet’s mission is to educate, prepare and train Kentucky’s current and future workforces. Our goal is to create and make continuous improvements to an education and workforce system that prepares Kentuckians for the 21st century workforce, while helping businesses find the skilled workers they need to compete and create jobs in the Commonwealth.

The Office of Vocational Rehabilitation empowers individuals with disabilities to maximize employment, achieve economic self-sufficiency and independence, and to contribute back to society. We also help businesses and employers recruit, retain and accommodate employees with disabilities. We are seeking a Licensed Practical Nurses at the Carl D. Perkins Vocational Training Center to provide care of the ill, injured, or infirm under the direction of a registered nurse or licensed physician.


Skype or phone interviews are available

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