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Licensed Practical Nurse

Company: Vitalcore Health Strategies
Location: Saint Charles
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

VitalCore Health Strategies, (VCHS), an industry leader in Correctional Healthcare, has an opening for Full-Time Licensed Practical Nurses at St. Charles Co Jail for Day Shift.At VitalCore we pride ourselves on retaining and acquiring hardworking ethical individuals who are committed to providing quality services. Join our team and experience first-hand how VitalCore Health Strategies promotes a positive work environment that is based on respect and appreciation of the hard work and dedication of our staff,LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE POSITION SUMMARYThe Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) delivers quality care that is consistent within the scope of practice as outlined by the local state nurse practice act for Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurses. The LPN is responsible for tasks, activities and functions as delegated and may make assignment of duties to others as defined in their state of practice act. The LPN provides monitoring of patients as directed by the HSA, DON, RN, or Medical Director or other practitioner.LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTSGraduate from a Licensed Practical Nursing program.Currently licensed as a Practical Nurse in the state of employment.Possesses an active CPR certification.Remains knowledgeable about specific state laws and regulations governing practice.Satisfactory completion of initial and annual clinical competencies to demonstrate aptitude as assigned by role.Acute care experience preferred at State Farm Correctional Center, Greensville Correctional Center, and Deerfield Correctional CenterLICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSLPN Utilizes a systematic approach to meet the health needs of each individual patient.LPN Implements nursing care within the LPNs scope of practice. (Includes compliance with all laws as applicable in the practicesetting).LPN Assists in the development and implementation of teaching plans based on the individual needs of the patient. The plans should speak to health promotion, maintenance, and restoration of health.LPN Cares for wounds with appropriate cleaning and dressing/bandaging.LPN Administers medications to offenders.LPN Provides for the care of multiple patients as directed by the Medical Director, DON, or Registered Nurse.LPN Monitors vital signs and reports changes to appropriate medical staff.LPN Documents actions in the MAR and medical records.LPN Other nursing duties as assigned by facilityLICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE SCHEDULE:PTFTWere people who are fueled by passion, not by profit.LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE GENEROUS BENEFITS PACKAGE:Holiday Pay: New Years Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Memorial Day, Juneteenth, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas DayMedical/Dental/Vision InsuranceLife InsuranceShort Term/Long Term DisabilityIdentity Theft ProtectionAnimal/Pet InsuranceEmployee Assistance Program and Discount Center401KEEOKeywords: Licensed Practical Nurse, LPN, Correctional Healthcare, Nurse#indmn#zrby Jobble

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