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Louisiana Department of State Civil Service LPN 1, LPN 2, OR LPN 3 (OUTPATIENT CLINIC, FULL-TIME) in Denham Springs, Louisiana


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Denham Springs, LA

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LDH-Florida Parishes Human Services Authority

Opening Date


Closing Date

11/30/2023 11:59 PM Central

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Supplemental Information


We believe that our individual differences are our strength, and it forms the foundation that allows our agency to empower individuals to experience a greater quality of life.

Our agency’s vision is that all people will be empowered to lead meaningful and productive lives among friends, relatives, and neighbors regardless of behavioral health needs or developmental disabilities. We have been lighting the path forward into recovery by providing person-centered services to adults and children who meet the treatment criteria for substance use disorders, developmental disabilities, and/or mental health.

To learn more about our agency, please Visit our website (

For more detailed information on benefits, you may click on the “Benefits” tab located above.

We are seeking applicants for an L PN position at our outpatient behavioral health clinic domiciled in Denham Springs. This position works Monday through Friday, 8am to 4:30pm, with weekends and paid holidays off. Please see the Examples of Work below for additional information on this position.

This position may be filled as a Job Appointment or a Probational Appointment. Applicants may be asked to serve a probationary period that may be anywhere between 6 months to 24 months.

This position is in a Career Progression Series and may be filled as either an LPN-1, and LPN-2, or an LPN-3, depending on the applicant’s level of experience. Please note that there is only one position to be filled.

Salary may be negotiable depending on the chosen applicant’s level of experience. Below is the pay range(s) for the position(s):

  • LPN 1: $19.48/hour minimum - $25.44/hour maximum

  • LPN 2: $20.84/hour minimum - $27.22/hour maximum

  • LPN 3: $22.30/hour minimum - $29.13/hour maximum

Please note that this position may also be eligible for Premium Pay, which is an additional $1.00/hour for every hour worked.

No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.

To apply for this vacancy, click on the "Apply" link above and complete an electronic application which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities. Applicants are responsible for checking the status of their application to determine where they are in the recruitment process. Further status message information is located under the information section of the Current Job Opportunities page.

  • Resumes WILL NOT be accepted in lieu of completed education and experience sections on your application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete. *

For additional information about this vacancy contact:

Kasi Silbernagel, HR Analyst

FPHSA Human Resources

835 Pride Drive, Suite B

Phone: (985) 543-4333



Possession of a valid Louisiana license or temporary permit to practice practical nursing or a multi-state license issued by a Nursing Licensure Compact (NLC/eNLC) state.

Job Concepts

Function of Work:

To provide basic nursing care to assigned patients/clients in stable conditions and in predictable situations in accordance with the Professional Nurses Practice Act.

Level of Work:


Supervision Received:

General from a Registered Nurse.

Supervision Exercised:

Functional over a group of Practical Nurses of lower levels and paraprofessionals.

Location of Work:

Statewide--health care facilities; correctional facilities.

Job Distinctions:

Differs from Practical Nurse--Licensed, 2 by the assignment of supervisory and/or specialized and technical nursing duties.

Examples of Work

This nursing position provides direct nursing care to clients receiving treatment for mental illness, substance use disorders, and/or medical illness, and is responsible for performing individualized direct client care. This position performs standard nursing services, which may include the following: administering prescribed medications, performing injections, maintaining documentation in the electronic health record (EHR), administering screenings, tests, and other required labs, conducting assessments and screens for new clients, participating as an active member of an inter-disciplinary Treatment Team, etc.

Louisiana State Government represents a wide variety of career options and offers an outstanding opportunity tomake a differencethrough public service. With an array of career opportunities in every major metropolitan center and in many rural areas, state employment provides an outstanding option to begin or continue your career.

As a state employee, you will earn competitive pay, choose from a variety of benefits, and have access to a great professional development program:

Insurance Coverage More information can be found at

Holidays and Leave – State employees receive the following paid holidays each year:

  • New Year's Day

  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day,

  • Mardi Gras,

  • Good Friday,

  • Memorial Day,

  • Independence Day,

  • Labor Day,

  • Veteran's Day,

  • Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

* Additional holidays may be proclaimed by the Governor

State employees earn sick and annual leave which can be accumulated and saved for future use. Your accrual rate increases as your years of service increase.

Retirement – State of Louisiana employees are eligible to participate in various retirement systems (based on the type of appointment and agency for which an employee works). These retirement systems provide retirement allowances and other benefits for state officers and employees and their beneficiaries. State retirement systems may include (but are not limited to):

  • Louisiana State Employees Retirement System ( LASERS has provided this video ( to give you more detailed information about their system

  • Teacher's Retirement System of Louisiana (,

  • Louisiana School Employees Retirement System (, among others


    Do you possess either a license or temporary permit to practice PRACTICAL NURSING in Louisiana, or a multi-state license issued by a Nursing Licensure Compact (NLC/eNLC) state?

  • Yes

  • No


    If you answered 'YES' to the question above, you must list the: 1) LICENSE TYPE, 2) LICENSE NUMBER, 3) ORIGINAL ISSUE DATE, and 4) EXPIRATION DATE. If you answered 'NO' please type "N/A". Failure to provide ALL information may result in your application being marked incomplete and you will not meet minimum qualifications. NOTEORIGINAL issue date must be provided (NOT most recent renewal) as your practical nursing experience will be credited from the date you put here when you attained your LPN license.


    Do you have any prior experience working in an outpatient clinic setting? NOTE: If you answer "Yes" to this question, this experience must be listed in the Work History section of your application.

  • Yes

  • No

    Required Question


State of Louisiana


For agency contact information, please refer to

the supplemental information above.

Louisiana State Civil Service, Louisiana, 70802


(866) 783-5462



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