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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Job



Job Number: 77434999762

Location: Plainfield, IN

Date Posted: 7-14-2017

 

 

Per Diem

Licensed Practical Nurse

Flexibility!

Competitive Hourly Rate

PLUS

Shift Differentials

 

Heritage Trail Correctional Facility, formerly known as Short Term Offender Program Facility or STOP for short, is now a privately run prison operated by The GEO Group, Inc.  This prison also goes by the name Plainfield Short Term Offender Program Facility. Heritage Trail Correctional Facility can house up to 1066 level one and level two inmates who are serving three years or less. Inmates are housed in a dormitory setting.

 

Now referred to as FTOP (First Time Offender Program)

for lower-risk persons.

HERITAGE TRAILS 

Part of the Plainfield Correctional Campus, Plainfield, IN

 

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.

 

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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