Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Brent, AL
Company: Wexford Health Sources, Inc.
Posted on: May 6, 2021
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: Bibb
Correctional Facility Location: Brent, AL Shifts Available:
Full-time, 32-40 hours/week, night and evening shifts in the
medical unit Part-Time, 16 hours/week in the Mental Health Unit
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. 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. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: 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
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