MH Licensed Practical Nurse (Lpn)

Wexford Health Sources Inc Union Springs , AL 36089

Posted 1 week ago

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: Mental Health Licensed Practical Nurse

Facility: Bullock Correctional Facility

Location: Union Springs, AL

Shift: Part-Time; Day shift

Salary: Experienced based hourly rates- $20/hr minimum rate for new LPNs!

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 account

POSITION SUMMARY

  • 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.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS

Standard medical setting in a correctional facility, which includes daily interfacing with inmates, correctional staff, and health care personnel. Temperature extremes may be encountered while moving throughout the facility outdoors and indoors in buildings without air conditioning.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

The following requirements list the minimum to qualify. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted.

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

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: Experience with the special needs and behavior of individuals in forensic and correctional settings preferred.

EOE/M/F/D/V

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