Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

 

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. We are the Department of Correction's choice for medical and mental operations and staffing within the state prisons of Indiana.

 

Rising in popularity, correctional healthcare provides nurses with an invaluable experience to broaden their scope of skills in an atmosphere that offers the widest variety of care under one roof.

 

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Perfect for LPN to RN students, Extra Money, Flexibility!

Part Time -  LPN 12 Hours/Week

Licensed Practical Nurse

Pendleton Correctional Facility in Pendleton, IN

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We’re proud to offer:

  • Annual review with performance increase
  • 401(k) retirement saving plans

 

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 (LPN) 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