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Licensed Practical Nurse

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Wexford Health Sources, Inc. is one of the nation’s largest correctional health care providers.  Over the past 30 years, our team of dedicated clinical professionals has helped literally millions of justice-involved patients receive life-changing medical and mental health services.

You change lives.
You make a difference.
If you are looking for a position that empowers you to do MORE… then look at Wexford Health.
BENEFITS
Wexford Health offers a competitive benefits package including:
  • Performance check-ins with annual merit increase
  • Generous paid-time off program that combines vacation and sick leave
  • Paid holidays
  • Comprehensive health insurance through BlueCross BlueShield
  • Dental and Vision insurance
  • 401(k) retirement saving plan
  • Company-paid short-term disability
  • Healthcare and dependent care spending account
  • Continuing education options
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 guidance of Registered Nurses, directs and guides patient teaching activities commensurate with education and demonstrated competencies. Utilizes established medical record system as applicable throughout the scope of duties and responsibilities.
  •       Under the clinical supervision 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.
  • Assists 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.
  • Implements medical plan through administering medications and intervention in accordance with provider instructions.
  • Documents nursing encounters, patient response, effectiveness, complications etc., and communicate information to supervisory personnel and physicians, in accordance with provider’s orders.
  • Assists in maintaining working and living areas and supplies in good order.
  • Serves as a member of a nursing care and treatment team, and assist physician as assigned.
  • Uses available in-house resource personnel and departments for treatment/consultation.
  • Implements clinical and technical aspects of care in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Takes vital signs (temperature, pulse, respiration and blood pressure).
  • Applies and changes dressings.
  •  Upon receiving the necessary training and/or instruction, performs other related duties as required or assigned

JOB REQUIREMENTS
The following requirements list the minimum to qualify. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted.
LICENSURE:  Current, unrestricted STATE Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) License

CERTIFICATION: Current CPR Certification
EDUCATION: Graduate from an accredited school of nursing
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:  Minimum of one (1) year of clinical experience; correctional experience preferred
Contact: jgrignon@wexfordhealth.com
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