We are looking for dedicated and hard-working Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) to work full time/ per diem in the medical department at the Gene Spadaro Juvenile Center. In this role, you will provide comprehensive nursing care, perform duties under supervision of an RN and function as the Charge Nurse in the absence of Head Nurse or Assistant Head Nurse.
The Licensed Practical Nurse will primarily be responsible for providing comprehensive nursing care while ensuring the proper flow of relevant information is disseminated to appropriate personnel. In addition, the Licensed Practical Nurse will also maintain, update and work with electronic medical records and ensure that they are secure.
Other responsibilities will include:
Notifying Health Services Administrator of safety hazards
Assisting Registered Nurse in coordinating in-service programs, which are aligned with the medical program
This position provides a 2 week orientation period where you will be training on-the-job and shadowing with the nursing staff.
The Licensed Practical Nurse is a fast paced position and as such we must have someone who has the ability to multi-task and has a good grasp of patient assessment skills. In addition, the Licensed Practical Nurse must be licensed to practice nursing in the state in which the facility is located.
Other requirements for the Licensed Practical Nurse include:
PrimeCare believes in offering a competitive compensation and benefits package to their employees. Standard benefits for full-time employees include medical, dental and life insurance.
Correctional nursing provides a challenging and exciting world of opportunities for nurses today. In correctional healthcare, nurses are provided the opportunity to apply their hands-on assessment and clinical nursing skills on a day-to-day basis.
Correctional healthcare is similar to working in an emergency room or a clinic. Each day is both challenging and rewarding in Correctional Healthcare. Nurses are involved in healthcare emergencies, physical health assessments, initial screenings, medication distribution, nurse sick call, and chronic care clinics. Nurses will also provide assistance to physicians, psychiatrists and dentists.
PrimeCare Medical is dedicated to its employees. PrimeCare Medical will provide the knowledge and training to administer premier healthcare in the correctional environment.
Now is the time to join the exciting and challenging world of correctional healthcare!