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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Clayton, AL

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Hiring Company

Wexford Health

Positions Available

Full Time

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Position Description

Making a dramatic difference in the lives of our patients is what we do every day.

Help us Raise the Standard in correctional health care.

Position: Licensed Practical Nurse

Facility: Ventress Correctional Facility

Location: Clayton, AL

Shift: Full-time

  • 7:00a to 3:30p
  • 3:00p to 11:30p
  • 11:00p to 7:30a

Salary: Experienced based hourly rates - $19/hr minimum rate for new LPNs!

  • Competitive evening/night shift differentials

Interested in Mental Health? Join us today and receive a $1,000 sign-on-bonus !

Available for full-time, MH shifts only

We’re proud to offer a competitive benefits package including:

  • Annual review with performance increase
  • Generous paid-time off program that combines vacation and sick leave
  • Paid holidays
  • Comprehensive health insurance through Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Dental and Vision insurance
  • 401(k) retirement saving plans
  • Company-paid short-term disability
  • Healthcare and dependent care spending account

POSITION SUMMARY

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is responsible for assisting in the delivery of patient care through the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation. Under the clinical supervision of Registered Nurses, directs and guides patient teaching activities commensurate with education and demonstrated competencies.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Under the clinical guidance of a Registered Nurse, assists in the assessment of the physical, psychological and social dimensions of patients in the health care unit and as necessary in the housing units. Assist in planning and implementing individual treatment programs in the health care unit and housing unit by utilizing available resources and consulting with registered nurses, physicians and correctional officers.
  2.  Implement medical plan through administering medications and intervention in accordance with physician instructions.
  3. Document nursing encounters, patient response, effectiveness, complications etc., and communicate information to supervisory personnel and physicians in accordance with physician’s orders.
  4. Assist in maintaining working and living areas and supplies in good order.
  5. Serve as a member of a nursing care and treatment team and assist physician as assigned.
  6. Use available in-house resource personnel and departments for treatment/consultation.
  7. Implement clinical and technical aspects of care in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  8. Take vital signs (temperature, pulse, respiration and blood pressure).
  9. Apply and change dressings.
  10. Provide for emotional and physical comfort and safety of patients.
  11. Assist with activities of daily living with special attention to therapeutic significance.
  12. Supervise inmates in the maintenance, cleanliness and sanitation of the environment.

The duties and responsibilities outlined herein are for payroll purposes only; employees may be assigned other duties as required.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS

Standard medical setting in a correctional facility, which includes daily interfacing with inmates, correctional staff, and health care personnel.  Temperature extremes may be encountered while moving throughout the facility outdoors and indoors in buildings without air conditioning.

The following requirements list the minimum to qualify.  An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted.

TRAVEL: Minimal travel required.

LICENSING: Current Alabama Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) License

CERTIFICATION: Current CPR certification

EDUCATION: Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: One (1) year clinical experience

EOE/M/F/D/V


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