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Licensed Practical Nurse New

Hamilton, AL

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Hiring Company

Wexford Health

Positions Available

Full Time

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Position Description

Full Time Correctional LPN Needed For Night Shift! 

Working in corrections is something that most have never thought about in the medical field but it can be very rewarding. Working as a nurse in corrections offers medical diversity and autonomy while working in an exceptionally nice medical unit.  

Guaranteed hours! 

Schedule

Full Time 40 Hours Per Week – Night Shift

11pm - 7am

Every Other Weekend Off! 

Location

Hamilton Aged and Infirmed Correctional Facility, Located in Hamilton AL 35570

Experience-based Pay Rates plus Shift Differentials with Full Time Employment & Benefits

LPN Shift Differentials

  • Weekday Eve - $1.50
  • Weekday Night - $2.00
  • Weekend Day - $1.00
  • Weekend Eve - $2.50
  • Weekend Night - $3.00

Wexford Health Sources is contracted by the state of Alabama with the Alabama Department of Corrections to staff and run the medical and mental health units within the correctional facilities. Our philosophy is that health care should not be considered a luxury for anyone.  We simply care for those in need and the corrections environment is our venue.

 BENEFITS

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.
  • Intake and Classification
  • Outpatient Clinic
  • Emergent Services
  • Chronic Care Clinic
  • Patient Education
  • Med Pass
  • Infectious Disease Control

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.

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.  

TRAVEL: Minimal travel required.

LICENSING: Current Alabama Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) License

CERTIFICATION: Current CPR certification

EDUCATION: Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing

EOE/M/F/D/V


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