Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Brent, AL
Company: Wexford Health Sources, Inc.
Posted on: January 9, 2022
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
Full-time, 32-40 hours/week, night and evening shifts in the
Part-Time, 16 hours/week in the Mental Health Unit
Shift differentials available for night and evening shifts
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
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
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
Implement clinical and technical aspects of care in accordance with
established policies and procedures.
Take vital signs (temperature, pulse, respiration and blood
Apply and change dressings.
Provide for emotional and physical comfort and safety of
Assist with activities of daily living with special attention to
Supervise inmates in the maintenance, cleanliness and sanitation of
The duties and responsibilities outlined herein are for payroll
purposes only; employees may be assigned other duties as
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.
TRAVEL: Minimal travel required.
LICENSING: Current Alabama Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN)
CERTIFICATION: Current CPR certification
EDUCATION: Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: One (1) year clinical experience
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