Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
Company: Wexford Health Sources, Inc.
Posted on: January 16, 2022
Position: Licensed Practical Nurse
Schedule: Full-Time Day Shift (7:00am-3:30pm)
Facility: Alabama Therapeutic Education Facility
Location: Columbiana, AL.
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.
Were proud to offer a competitive benefits package including:
Annual review with performance increase
Generous paid-time off program that combines vacation and sick
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) is responsible for assisting in
the delivery of patient care through the nursing process of
assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation. Under the
clinical supervision of Registered Nurses, directs and guides
patient teaching activities commensurate with education and
Under the clinical guidance of a 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. Assist in planning and implementing individual treatment
programs in the health care unit and housing unit by utilizing
available resources and consulting with registered nurses,
physicians and correctional officers.
Implement medical plan through administering medications and
intervention in accordance with physician instructions.
Document nursing encounters, patient response, effectiveness,
complications etc., and communicate information to supervisory
personnel and physicians in accordance with physicians orders.
Assist in maintaining working and living areas and supplies in good
Serve as a member of a nursing care and treatment team and assist
physician as assigned.
Use available in-house resource personnel and departments for
Implement clinical and technical aspects of care in accordance with
established policies and procedures.
Take vital signs (temperature, pulse, respiration and blood
Apply and change dressings.
Provide for emotional and physical comfort and safety of
Assist with activities of daily living with special attention to
Supervise inmates in the maintenance, cleanliness and sanitation of
The duties and responsibilities outlined herein are for payroll
purposes only; employees may be assigned other duties as
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
The following requirements list the minimum to qualify. An
equivalent combination of education and experience may be
TRAVEL: Minimal travel required.
LICENSING: Current Alabama Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN)
CERTIFICATION: Current CPR certification
EDUCATION: Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: One (1) year clinical experience
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