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VitalCore Health Strategies (VCHS), an industry leader in Correctional Health Care, is hiring a Licensed Practical Nurse at Galveston County Juvenile Justice Department in Texas City, Texas

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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 Day
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Health Savings Account
  • Life Insurance
  • Short Term/Long Term Disability
  • Identity Theft Protection
  • Pet Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program and Discount Center
  • 401K & Plan Matching
  • PTO
  • Annual Incentive Bonus
  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account

LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE POSITION SUMMARY

The 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 MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Graduate 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 NURSE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Utilizes 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 practice
  • setting).
  • 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
  • Provides for the care of multiple patients as directed by the HSA, DON, or Registered Nurse.
  • Monitors vital signs and reports changes to appropriate medical staff
  • Documents actions and medical records
  • Other nursing duties as assigned by facility

VitalCore Health Strategies is an equal opportunity employer and committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive workplace in which all employees have an opportunity to participate and contribute to the success of the business and are valued for their skills, experience, and unique perspectives.

Full-Time

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