Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) at Tutwiler Women's Correctional Facility
Schedule: Full Time (36 weekly hours)
7:00 AM to 7:00 PM or 7:00 PM to 7:00 AM
Location: Wetumpka, AL
Facility: Tutwiler Women's Correctional
Unit: Mental Health
Salary: Experience-based, $20.00 minimum base rate for new LPNs
$1,500 Sign On Bonus Available - payable after 30 days of employment
Job Security - Guaranteed Hours
Excellent hands-on clinical nursing experience
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
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
The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) services patients in a correctional setting with psychiatric or developmental disabilities under the direction of a professional Registered Nurse or Medical Director.
Assists in carrying out rehabilitation programming and activities for residents such as role model interactions, development of social skills, development of daily living skills, reality orientation, recreational skills, etc.
Provides personal care services as needed to patients including: oral hygiene, bathing, hair care, nail care, shaving, feeding, diapering and dressing.
Sets up prescribed medications in accordance with patients' nursing care plans; assesses, develops, records and monitors programs for self-administration of medications and conducts medication management and health education training for individuals and groups.
Checks temperature, pulse, blood pressure, and other vital signs to detect deviations from normal; assists in controlling aggressive or disruptive behavior.
The following requirements list the minimum to qualify.
LICENSING: Licensed as a Practical Nurse by the Alabama Board of Nursing (ASBN)
CERTIFICATION: Current CPR certification
EDUCATION: Possession of a certificate from a practical nursing education program accepted for licensure from the ASBN
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