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Wexford Health
Branchville IN
Job Type: Full Time
Posting Date: 8/26/2020

Licensed Practical Nurse PRN Branchville Correctional Facility Branchville, Indiana __________________________________ Wide variety of care Something different every day Collaborative interdisciplinary team No call lights No mandates No billing issues No visitor interference CORRECTIONAL NURSING IS THE BEST KEPT SECRET IN HEALTHCARE 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. Wexford provides clients with experienced management; technologically advanced services; and programs that control costs while ensuring quality of care. For more than three decades, the Wexford companies have 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 of Indiana LLC, 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. DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES 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. Serves as a member of a nursing care and treatment team. Assists with orientation of new employees Assists physician as assigned. Supervises inmates in the maintenance, cleanliness and sanitation of the environment. Administers medications and injections Assesses personal and learning development needs. Plans and implements program to meet identified needs through in-service attendance and other format and informal means. Demonstrated knowledge of, and performs nursing policies and procedures. Supports philosophy, objectives and goals of nursing department. Performs within the normal limits of the State Nursing Practice Act, Code of Ethics for Nurses, policies and procedures and facility policy/procedures and standards. Maintains the confidentiality of inmate records. Approaches change in a positive manner. Makes suggestions for improving work conditions to the Medical Director. Accepts constructive criticism in stressful situations. Upon receiving the necessary training and/or instruction, perform other duties as required or assigned. Conforms to Wexford Health Sources, Inc. , and facility regulations as appropriate, to include, but not be limited to: Dress code Schedule/time sheet/time clock Safety and security regulations Procedure for sick leave/vacation time/education seminars The duties and responsibilities outlined herein are for payroll purposes only; employees may be assigned other duties as required. Minimum Requirements 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