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Full-Time Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Atmore, AL


  • Wexford Health Sources, Inc.
  • 02/09/23
  • Atmore, AL
  • 36503
  • Varies / Hourly
  • Full-Time
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: Fountain Correctional Facility

Location: Atmore, AL

Shifts Available:

Full-time, 40 hours/week, night shift and rotating weekends
Shift differentials available for night and evening shifts

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

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.
Implement medical plan through administering medications and intervention in accordance with physician instructions.
Document nursing encounters, patient response, effectiveness, complications etc., and communicate information to supervisory personnel and physicians in accordance with physicians orders.
Assist in maintaining working and living areas and supplies in good order.
Serve as a member of a nursing care and treatment team and assist physician as assigned.
Use available in-house resource personnel and departments for treatment/consultation.
Implement clinical and technical aspects of care in accordance with established policies and procedures.
Take vital signs (temperature, pulse, respiration and blood pressure).
Apply and change dressings.
Provide for emotional and physical comfort and safety of patients.
Assist with activities of daily living with special attention to therapeutic significance.
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.

ABOUT WEXFORD HEALTH

Wexford Health Sources, one of the nation's leading innovative correctional health care companies, provides clients with experienced management and technologically advanced services, combined with programs that control costs while ensuring quality. For nearly two decades, Wexford Health has consistently delivered proven staffing expertise and a full range of medical, behavioral health, pharmacy, utilization management, provider contracting, claims processing, and quality management services.

At Wexford Health 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.

Were 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
Minimum Requirements:
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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