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Licensed Practical Nurse

Company: VitalCore Health Strategies
Location: Mitchells
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

VitalCore Health Strategies, (VCHS), an industry leader in Correctional Health Care has an opening for a Licensed Practical Nurse at Coffeewood Correctional Center in Mitchells, Virginia!Start A New Career with VitalCore Health Strategies!View our opportunities at: https://vitalcorehs.com/careersWages are competitive and based on experience!Full Time - Part Time - PRNLooking for a rewarding career in the field of healthcare?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.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.MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Graduate 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.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
    • Utilizes a systematic approach to meet the health needs of each individual patient.
    • Implements nursing care within the LPN's scope of practice. (Includes compliance with all laws as applicable in the practice
    • setting).
    • 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.
    • Cares for wounds with appropriate cleaning and dressing/bandaging.
    • Administers medications to offenders.
    • Provides for the care of multiple patients as directed by the Medical Director, DON, or Registered Nurse.
    • Monitors vital signs and reports changes to appropriate medical staff.
    • Documents actions in the MAR and medical records.
    • Other nursing duties as assigned by facilityWe're people who are fueled by passion, not by profit.GENEROUS BENEFITS PACKAGE:Holiday Pay: New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Memorial Day, Juneteenth, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day
      • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
      • Life Insurance
      • Short Term/Long Term Disability
      • Identity Theft Protection
      • Animal/Pet Insurance
      • Employee Assistance Program and Discount Center
      • 401K
      • EEOKeywords: Licensed Practical Nurse, LPN, Correctional Healthcare, Nurse

Keywords: VitalCore Health Strategies, Alexandria , Licensed Practical Nurse, Healthcare , Mitchells, Virginia

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