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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Job



Job Number: 77940868972

Location: Greencastle, IN

Date Posted: 8-17-2017

 

Wexford of Indiana LLC is a member of the Wexford family of companies: a group of the nation's leading innovative correctional health care companies. Wexford provides clients with experienced management, technologically advanced services, and programs that control costs while ensuring quality of care. For more than two decades, the Wexford companies have 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 of Indiana LLC, 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.

 

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Full Time LPN

Three 12-Hour Shifts

1000 LPN’s with 18 month repayment – Day Shift
1500 LPN’s with 18 month repayment – Night Shift 

 

Considering Correctional Medicine?

  • Do you want to really learn and expand your skill base?
  • Do you want to see real outcomes and care-plan progress?
  • Do you want to grow professionally?

Putnamville Correctional Facility  -  Greencastle, IN

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We’re proud to offer a competitive benefits package including:

  • Annual review with performance increase
  • Generous  PTO program that combines vacation and sick leave
  • Eight 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
  • $1,000 Sign On Bonus, 12-month repayment provision, night shift only

 

 5 Things You Should Know About A Career In Corrections

  1. Fewer Administrative Duties; no insurance paperwork - no billing or collections
  2. Focus on the Patient Care; no outside distractions - never have to worry if insurance will cover the procedure - you get to see patient outcomes
  3. Enjoy a Regular Schedule; typically three 12-hour shifts/week
  4. Opportunity to Earn Additional Income
  5. Invaluable Medical Experience

 

POSITION SUMMARY

Under the direct supervision of the designated Wexford Health manager and clinical supervision from the Director of Nursing, Registered Nurses, Medical Director and/or Indiana DOC personnel as appropriate, the LPN is responsible for assisting in the delivery of patient care through the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation; Under the guidance of Registered Nurses, directs and guides patient teaching activities commensurate with education and demonstrated competencies.

 

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

The Licensed Practical Nurse shall provide a range of services to the center including assessment, medication delivery, non-professional nursing care duties and assisting Registered Nurses and medical personnel.  Under the supervision of a Physician or Registered Nurse, performs non-professional nursing care duties in the assessment of the physical, psychological and social dimensions of patients in the Health Care Unit and, as necessary in the housing units.?

The duties and responsibilities outlined herein are for payroll purposes only; employees may be assigned other duties as required.


 

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.

 

Job Requirements:

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

TRAVEL: Minimal travel required.

LICENSING: Currently licensed as an LPN in the state of Indiana

CERTIFICATION: Current CPR certification

EDUCATION: Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: One (1) year clinical experience

EOE/M/F/D/V


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