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Licensed Practical Nurse

Company: Wexford Health
Location: Belleville
Posted on: October 9, 2018

Job Description:

--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.Wexford Health has an exceptional opportunity for a--Licensed Practical Nurse--to join our team of healthcare professionals at--St. Clair County Jail--in--Belleville, IL.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 accountPOSITION SUMMARYA Licensed Practical nurse licensed in the state of assignment responsible for assisting in the delivery of patient care through the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation.-- Under the supervision of Registered Nurses, directs and guides patient teaching activities commensurate with education and demonstrated competencies.DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIESUnder the supervision of 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.
  • Assists in planning and individual treatment programs by utilizing available resources in planning care and consults with registered nurses, physicians and correctional officers.
  • Assists in implementing individual treatment programs in the Health Care Unit and, as necessary, in the housing unit.
  • Implements clinical and technical aspects of care in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Implements medical plan through administering medications and intervention in accordance with physician instructions.
  • Documents nursing encounters, patient response, effectiveness, complications, etc., and communicates information to supervisory personnel and physicians, in accordance with physicians orders.
  • Uses available in-house resource personnel and departments for treatment/consultation.
  • Respects dignity and confidentiality of patient.
  • Takes vital signs (temperature, pulse, respiration and blood pressure).
  • Applies and changes dressings.
  • Provides for emotional and physical comfort and safety of patients.
  • Assists with activities of daily living with special attention to therapeutic significance.
  • Assists in maintaining working and living areas and supplies in good order.
  • Serves as a member of a nursing care and treatment team.
  • Assists with orientation of new employees.
  • Assists physician as assigned.
  • Supervises inmates in the maintenance, cleanliness and sanitation of the environment.
  • Other duties as required and/or assigned.The duties and responsibilities outlined herein are for payroll purposes only; employees may be assigned other duties as required.ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONSMedical Unit within a correctional facility.--TRAVEL:--NoneLICENSING:--Current state LPN licenseCERTIFICATION:--Current CPR certificationEDUCATION:--Graduate from an accredited nursing schoolPREFERRED EXPERIENCE:--One (1) year of clinical experienceEOE/M/F/D/V

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