Licensed Practical Nurse at Fountain

Wexford Health Atmore, AL
Description

Wexford Health Sources, one of the nation's leading innovative correctional health care companies, provides clients with experienced management and technologically advanced services, combined with programs that control costs while ensuring quality. For nearly two decades, Wexford Health has consistently delivered proven staffing expertise and a full range of medical, behavioral health, pharmacy, utilization management, provider contracting, claims processing, and quality management services.

At Wexford Health 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.

Wexford Health has an exceptional opportunity for a Licensed Practical Nurse to join our team of healthcare professionals at Fountain Correctional Facility in Atmore, Alabama.

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

* Assists in the delivery of patient care through the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation.

* Provides assistance during assessments of the physical, psychological and social dimensions of patients.

* Ensures emotional and physical comfort and safety of patients and assists with activities of daily living with special attention to therapeutic significance.

* Supervises inmates in the maintenance, cleanliness and sanitation of environment.

* Checks inmates' vital signs (temperature, pulse, respiration and blood pressure).

* Assists in planning and implementing individual treatment programs by utilizing available resources and consulting with registered nurses, physicians and correctional officers.

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.

Minimum Requirements

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

LICENSING: Currently licensed as a Licensed Practical Nursing in the state of Alabama

CERTIFICATION: Current CPR certification

EDUCATION: Graduate of an accredited nursing school

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

* One (1) year clinical experience preferred

* Correctional experience preferred

* Experience with or possess the ability to work in a stressful environment

* Possess general math, analytical, planning, administrative, and organizational skills

EOE/M/F/D/V

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