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Job Title:

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) 7a-3p, 3p-11p, 11p-7a Starting rate $28.00/hr $7,500 Sign on bonus

Job Post ID:

22760

Posted Until:

03/01/2022

Salary:

$58,000-$60,000/yr.

Location:

Crest Hill, Elgin, Pontiac

Hours:

All Shift

WorkType:

Full Time

Industry

Healthcare/Medical

Job Description:

Under 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.

Job Requirements:

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.

Assists in planning individual treatment programs by utilizing available resources in planning care and consults with registered nurses, physicians and correctional officers.
Assists in implementing individual treatment programs in the Health Care Unit and, as necessary, in the housing unit.
Implements clinical and technical aspects of care in accordance with established policies and procedures.
Implements medical plan through administering medications and intervention in accordance with physician instructions.
Documents nursing encounters, patient response, effectiveness, complications, etc., and communicates information to supervisory personnel and physicians, in accordance with physician orders. Observes, records and reports symptoms, reactions, and changes in the condition of all patients.
Uses available in-house resource personnel and departments for treatment/consultation. Carries out designated nursing procedures.
Respects dignity and confidentiality of patients.
Takes vital signs (temperature, pulse, respiration and blood pressure).
Applies and changes dressings.
Provides for emotional and physical comfort and safety of patients.
Assists with activities of daily living with special attention to therapeutic significance.
Assists in maintaining working and living areas and supplies in good order.

Benefits:

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

Annual increase
Generous paid-time off program that combines vacation and sick leave
Paid holidays
Comprehensive health insurance through Blue Cross Blue Shield
Dental and Vision insurance
401(k) retirement saving plan with partial match
Company-paid short-term disability
Healthcare and dependent care spending account

Company Information

Wexford Health Sources, the nations leading innovative correctional health care company, provides clients with experienced management and technologically advanced services, combined with programs that control costs while ensuring quality.

For the past two decades, Wexford Health has consistently delivered proven staffing expertise and a full range of medical, behavioral health, pharmacy, utilization management, provider contracting, claims processing, and quality management services

Application Instructions:

Please apply on website or email resume to Kate Kucinic
[email protected]
http://www.wexfordhealth.com/

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