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Licensed Practical Nurse Day or Night shift

Company: Wexford Health
Location: Las Cruces
Posted on: June 20, 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 SUMMARY

  • The 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 increase
    • Generous paid-time off program that combines vacation and sick leave
    • Paid holidays
    • Comprehensive health insurance through BlueCross BlueShield
    • Dental and Vision insurance
    • 401(k) retirement saving plan
    • Company-paid short-term disability
    • Healthcare and dependent care spending account
    • Continuing 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 preferredEOE/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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