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Licensed Practical Nurse Day or Night shift

Company: Wexford Health
Location: Las Cruces
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

POSITION: Licensed Practical NurseSHIFT:-- - 36 hours per week day or night shiftLOCATION: Southern NM CF in Las CrucesWexford Health Sources, Inc. is a member of the Wexford family: a group of the nation's leading innovative correctional health care companies.-- - At Wexford Health Sources, Inc., 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.POSITION SUMMARYThe Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is responsible for assisting in the delivery of patient care through the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation. Under the clinical guidance of Registered Nurses, directs and guides patient teaching activities commensurate with education and demonstrated competencies. Under the clinical supervision of a 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 implementing individual treatment programs, in the health care unit and housing unit, by utilizing available resources and consulting with registered nurses, physicians and correctional officers.Implements medical plan through administering medications and intervention in accordance with provider instructions.Documents nursing encounters, patient response, effectiveness, complications etc., and communicate information to supervisory personnel and physicians, in accordance with provider's orders.BENEFITSWexford Health offers a competitive benefits package including:Performance check-ins with annual merit increaseGenerous paid-time off program that combines vacation and sick leavePaid holidaysComprehensive health insurance through BlueCross BlueShieldDental and Vision insurance401(k) retirement saving planCompany-paid short-term disabilityHealthcare and dependent care spending accountContinuing education optionsThe following requirements list the minimum to qualify.-- - An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted.LICENSING:-- -Current, unrestricted New Mexico Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) LicenseCERTIFICATION:-- -Current CPR CertificationEDUCATION:-- -Graduate from an accredited school of nursingPREFERRED EXPERIENCE:-- -Minimum of one (1) year of clinical experience; correctional experience preferred-- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- -EOE/M/F/D/V

Keywords: Wexford Health, Las Cruces , Licensed Practical Nurse Day or Night shift, Healthcare , Las Cruces, New Mexico

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