LPN- Women's Health

Employer
Wexford Health Sources Inc
Location
Birmingham, Alabama
Posted
Jul 22, 2021
Closes
Jul 26, 2021
Ref
2331378199
Position Type
Other
Hours
Full Time
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) at Birmingham Women's Work Release

* POSITION: Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
* SCHEDULE: Full-time, 40hr/wk, 3pm-11pm with every other weekend off -- permanent and 3 or 6 month contract available
* FACILITY: Birmingham Women's Work Release
* LOCATION: Birmingham, AL
* Competitive shift with shift differential

Wexford Health Sources is contracted by the state of Alabama with the Alabama Department of Corrections to staff and run the medical and mental health units within the correctional facilities. 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.

POSITION SUMMARY

A 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. Under 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.

* Evening Shift Differentials $1.50
* Intake and Classification
* Outpatient Clinic
* Emergent Services
* Chronic Care Clinic
* Patient Education
* Med Pass
* Infectious Disease Control

The duties and responsibilities outlined herein are for payroll purposes only; employees may be assigned other duties as required.

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

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

TRAVEL: Minimal travel required.

LICENSING: Current Alabama Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) License

CERTIFICATION: Current CPR certification

EDUCATION: Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: One (1) year clinical experience

EOE/M/F/D/V