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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Bessemer, AL

Company: Wexford Health Sources, Inc.
Location: Bessemer
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Wexford Health has an exceptional opportunity for a Full-Time Licensed Practical Nurse to join our team of healthcare professionals at Donaldson Correctional Facility in Bessemer, AL.

Were 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


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.


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

CERTIFICATION: Current CPR certification

EDUCATION: Graduate of an accredited nursing school


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


Keywords: Wexford Health Sources, Inc., Birmingham , Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Bessemer, AL, Healthcare , Bessemer, Alabama

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