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PRN LPN in Elmore, AL

Company: Wexford Health
Location: Elmore
Posted on: June 11, 2021

Job Description:

 

POSITION: Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem

  • competitive shift differentials 

FACILITY: Staton/Elmore Correctional Facility

LOCATION: Elmore, AL (near Montgomery, Prattville, Millbrook, Deatsville)

SALARY: Experience-based hourly rates + shift differentials

 

POSITION SUMMARY

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 demonstrated competencies.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Under the clinical guidance of a Registered Nurse, the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) 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.
  2.  Implement medical plan through administering medications and intervention in accordance with physician instructions.
  3. Document nursing encounters, patient response, effectiveness, complications etc., and communicate information to supervisory personnel and physicians in accordance with physician’s orders.
  4. Assist in maintaining working and living areas and supplies in good order.
  5. Serve as a member of a nursing care and treatment team and assist physician as assigned.
  6. Use available in-house resource personnel and departments for treatment/consultation.
  7. Implement clinical and technical aspects of care in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  8. Take vital signs (temperature, pulse, respiration and blood pressure).
  9. Apply and change dressings.
  10. Provide for emotional and physical comfort and safety of patients.
  11. Assist with activities of daily living with special attention to therapeutic significance.
  12. Supervise inmates in the maintenance, cleanliness and sanitation of the environment.

 

The following requirements list the minimum to qualify. 

 

LICENSING: Current Alabama Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) License

CERTIFICATION: Current CPR certification

EDUCATION: Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing

 

EOE/M/F/D/V

Keywords: Wexford Health, Montgomery , PRN LPN in Elmore, AL, Other , Elmore, Alabama

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