Licensed Practical Nurse

Crest Hill, Illinois   |     Regular Full Time    |     Job ID:19034

SUMMARY

Wexford Health

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POSITION:  Licensed Practical Nurse

SCHEDULE: 3p-11p EOW OFF

FACILITY: Stateville Correctional Center

LOCATION: Crest Hill, IL

Starting Rate $33.00 / Hour

Wexford Health is proud to offer a competitive benefits package including:

  • Annual increase
  • 40 days paid-time off per year.
  • Medical, Dental and Vision insurance
  • 401(k) plan with 50% match
  • And more!

POSITION SUMMARY

Working with the direct supervision of the designated Wexford Health manager and clinical supervision from the Director of Nursing, Registered Nurses, Medical Director and/or IDOC 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.

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.

Minimum 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 Illinois

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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