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Licensed Practical Nurse

Location: Golden
Posted on: September 16, 2023

Job Description:

Start A New Career with VitalCore Health Strategies!VitalCore Health Strategies (VCHS), an industry leader in Correctional Health Care has openings for Licensed Practical Nurses at Jefferson County Detention Facility in Golden, Colorado for the following shifts:Saturday Day / Sunday NightPRN$3 Night Shift Differential$1 (additional) Weekend Shift DifferentialView our opportunities 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. VitalCore's Corporate Office is in Kansas with Regional Offices and facilities throughout the nation. Employment with VitalCore provides employees with above industry wages, an extensive benefits package, and a guaranteed annual incentive payment! VitalCore Health Strategies promotes a positive work environment that is based in respect and appreciation of the hard work and dedication of our staff. Join our team and experience first-hand how VCHS is leading the pack in the correctional healthcare industry and help us to make a difference in this field!LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE BENEFITS PACKAGE TO INCLUDE BUT NOT LIMITED TO: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 DayMedical/Dental/Vision InsuranceLife InsuranceShort Term/Long Term DisabilityIdentity Theft ProtectionAnimal/Pet InsuranceEmployee Assistance Program and Discount Center401KPTOAnnual Incentive BonusLICENSED 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 SCHEDULEPRNSaturday Day / Sunday Night$3 Night Shift Differential$1 (additional) Weekend Shift DifferentialLICENSED 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.LICENSED PRACTICAL ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSUtilizes 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 practicesetting).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 facilityKeywords: LPN, Licensed Practical Nurse, Correctional Facility, Nurse.EEO#indmgSaturday DaySunday NightPRN$3 Night Shift Differential$1 (additional) Weekend Shift Differential

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