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Job Category: Licensed Practical Nurse
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Job Title: Licensed Practical Nurse
Hiring Organization: Wexford Health Sources
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Closing Date: 02/29/2012
Job Location: Illinois
Description: Wexford Health has an exceptional opportunity for a per diem Licensed Practical Nurse to join our team of health care professionals at Danville Correctional Center, in Danville, Illinois.

The Licensed Practical Nurse is responsible for assisting in the delivery of patient care through the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation. Under the supervision of Registered Nurses, directs and guides patient teaching activities commensurate with education and demonstrated competencies.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Under the supervision of Registered Nurse, assists 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 and 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 Unite 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 medication and intervention in accordance with physician instructions.
  • Other duties as required and/or assigned.

Special Instructions: Work Environment: Standard medical setting in a correctional facility, which includes daily interfacing with inmates, correctional staff, and health care personnel.

Licensing: Currently licensed as an LPN in Illinois

Certification: Current CPR certification

Experience: Preferred one (1) year of clinical experience

Education: Graduate from an accredited school of nursing
Additional Online Information: http://jobs.wexfordhealth.com
Contact Information: Jennifer O'Brien
Staffing Consultant
425 Holiday Drive
Foster Plaza 2
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania United States
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