Full Time LPN at Tutwiler Women's Out Patient Unit

Employer
Wexford Health Sources Inc
Location
Wetumpka, Alabama
Posted
Aug 01, 2021
Closes
Aug 04, 2021
Ref
2348683625
Position Type
Other
Hours
Full Time
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) at Tutwiler Women's Out Patient Unit

* Position: Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
* Schedule: Full Time evening shift (2:30 PM to 11:00 PM)
* competitive shift differentials

* Facility: Tutwiler Women's Correctional Facility, Out-Patient Mental Health Unit
* Location: Wetumpka, AL (near Montgomery, Prattville, Millbrook)
* Excellent hands-on clinical nursing experience
* Access to free online CEUs
* Job Security - Guaranteed Hours

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.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

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

EOE/M/F/D/V