Mental Health Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Union Springs, AL
Company: Wexford Health Sources, Inc.
Posted on: November 16, 2021
Making a dramatic difference in the lives of our patients is
what we do every day.
Help us Raise the Standard in correctional health care.
Position: Mental Health Licensed Practical Nurse
Facility: Bullock Correctional Facility
Location: Union Springs, AL
Full-time, 40 hours/week, night and evening shifts
Part-time; 12 or 16 hours/week; night and evening shifts
Part-time; 24 hours/week: day shift
$1,500 Sign-on Bonus Available for Full-Time Position - Night and
Services patients in a correctional setting with psychiatric or
developmental disabilities under the direction of a professional
Registered Nurse or Medical Director.
Assists in carrying out rehabilitation programming and activities
for residents such as role model interactions, development of
social skills, development of daily living skills, reality
orientation, recreational skills, etc.
Provides personal care services as needed to patients including:
oral hygiene, bathing, hair care, nail care, shaving, feeding,
diapering and dressing.
Sets up prescribed medications in accordance with patients nursing
care plans; assesses, develops, records and monitors programs for
self-administration of medications and conducts medication
management and health education training for individuals and
Checks temperature, pulse, blood pressure, and other vital signs to
detect deviations from normal; assists in controlling aggressive or
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
ABOUT WEXFORD HEALTH
Wexford Health Sources, one of the nation's leading innovative
correctional health care companies, provides clients with
experienced management and technologically advanced services,
combined with programs that control costs while ensuring quality.
For nearly 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.
At Wexford Health our philosophy is that health care should not be
considered a luxury for anyone. We simply care for those in need
and the corrections environment is our venue.
Were proud to offer a competitive benefits package including:
Annual review with performance increase
Generous paid-time off program that combines vacation and sick
Comprehensive health insurance through Blue Cross Blue Shield
Dental and Vision insurance
401(k) retirement saving plans
Company-paid short-term disability
Healthcare and dependent care spending account
Shift differentials available for night and evening shifts
The following requirements list the minimum to qualify. An
equivalent combination of education and experience may be
LICENSING: Licensed as a Practical Nurse by the Alabama Board of
CERTIFICATION: Current CPR certification
EDUCATION: Possession of a certificate from a practical nursing
education program accepted for licensure from the ASBN
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: Experience with the special needs and
behavior of individuals in forensic and correctional settings
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