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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) PRN
Winfield, KS 67156
Posted 11 weeks ago
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At Corizon Health, we share a common bond to deliver extraordinary care and client service. We take pride in achieving excellence and honoring our responsibility to deliver safe, effective and efficient healthcare services that better our communities. Join our team and experience a work culture that encourages professional growth, development and well-being. Find out why, as healthcare experts, we could work anywhere, but we choose to work at Corizon Health and make a difference together. Correctional care is a highly specialized field of nursing that allows you autonomy and the rare opportunity to use most of your nursing skills. You may see triage care, dentistry, lab, x-ray, ophthalmology, infirmaries, emergency rooms, and much more. Correctional nurses are the first on the scene healthcare providers, so no two days are alike. We welcome nurses from all backgrounds including, but not limited to new graduates, nursing homes, hospitals, dialysis, home health, and doctors offices. You will be able to treat trauma, chronic illness, substance abuse, and mental illness to name a few.
Responsibilities Corizon Health Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) deliver quality care that is consistent within the scope of practice as outlined by the local state nurse practice act for Licensed Practical/Vocational NursesTasks, activities and functions as delegated and may make assignment of duties to others as defined in their state of practice actEnsuring that tasks, activities and functions assigned to others can safely be performed by the person receiving the assignment based on their educational preparationProvide monitoring of tasks, activities and functions that are assigned to others to ensure proper understanding and completionVisit the infirmary daily and documents encounters in patients. Medical Record as assignedEnsure Medical Record documentation is in SOAP format, problem oriented and corresponds to the therapeutic order. Ensures all documentation is timed, legible and signedEnsures all verbal or telephone orders are countersigned within seventy-two (72) hoursContribute to the assessment of the health status of patientsParticipate in the development and modification of a patients plan of carePerform delegated tasks, activities and functions that are consistent with prior educational preparation and within scope of practiceProvide direct basic care to assigned (multiple) clients within the structure of the healthcare program at their facilityProvide safe and effective nursing care and assumes responsibility for the care deliveredImplements patient education based on established teaching plans
Graduate of an Licensed Practical Nursing ProgramLicensed as a Practical Nurse in the state of employmentPossess or ability to obtain a CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) CertificationKnowledgeable of specific state laws and regulations governing practiceSatisfactory completion of initial and annual clinical competencies to demonstrate aptitude as assigned by roleRemains knowledgeable about specific state laws and regulations governing practice.This position may require a background check, security clearance, and/or drug screening Benefits include the opportunity to become Certified Correctional Healthcare Professionals (CCHP), a designation given by the National Commission on Correctional Health Care;
5 weeks Paid Time Off;
Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance;
$10,000 in Tuition Assistance for continuing education;
401(k) with company match;
Free online Continuing Education program;
Mentor and Preceptor Programs. Category: Healthcare , Keywords: Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)