Licensed Practical Nurse in Santa Fe

Santa Fe, New Mexico   |     Regular Full Time    |     Job ID:15670

SUMMARY

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Job Description:

POSITION: Licensed Practical Nurse

LOCATION: The Penitentiary of New Mexico

$2,500 Sign On Bonus!!!

Wexford Health Sources, Inc. is a member of the Wexford family: a group of the nation’s leading innovative correctional health care companies.  At Wexford Health Sources, Inc., 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

  • 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 guidance of Registered Nurses, directs and guides patient teaching activities commensurate with education and demonstrated competencies.
  • Under the clinical supervision 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.
  • Assists 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.
  • Implements medical plan through administering medications and intervention in accordance with provider instructions.
  • Documents nursing encounters, patient response, effectiveness, complications etc., and communicate information to supervisory personnel and physicians, in accordance with provider’s orders.

BENEFITS

Wexford Health offers a competitive benefits package including:

  • Performance check-ins with annual merit increase
  • Generous paid-time off program that combines vacation and sick leave
  • Paid holidays
  • Comprehensive health insurance through BlueCross BlueShield
  • Dental and Vision insurance
  • 401(k) retirement saving plan
  • Company-paid short-term disability
  • Healthcare and dependent care spending account
  • Continuing education options

Job Requirements:

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

LICENSING: Current, unrestricted New Mexico Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) License

CERTIFICATION: Current CPR Certification

EDUCATION: Graduate from an accredited school of nursing

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: Minimum of one (1) year of clinical experience; correctional experience preferred         

EOE/M/F/D/V

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