Mental Health LPN near Huntsville
Company: Wexford Health
Posted on: July 21, 2021
At Wexford Health 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.
Wexford Health has an exceptional
opportunity for a Day Shift Mental Health Licensed
Practical Nurse to
join our team of healthcare professionals at Limestone
Correctional Facility in Harvest,
We’re proud to offer a competitive benefits package
- Annual review with performance increase
- Generous paid-time off program that combines vacation and sick
- Paid holidays
- Comprehensive health insurance through Blue Cross Blue
- Dental and Vision insurance
- 401(k) retirement saving plans
- Company-paid short-term disability
- Healthcare and dependent care spending account
- Services patients in a correctional setting with psychiatric or
developmental disabilities under the direction of a professional
Registered Nurse or Medical Director.
- Assists in carrying out rehabilitation programming and
activities for residents such as role model interactions,
development of social skills, development of daily living skills,
reality orientation, recreational skills, etc.
- Provides personal care services as needed to patients
including: oral hygiene, bathing, hair care, nail care, shaving,
feeding, diapering and dressing.
- Sets up prescribed medications in accordance with patients’
nursing care plans; assesses, develops, records and monitors
programs for self-administration of medications and conducts
medication management and health education training for individuals
- Checks temperature, pulse, blood pressure, and other vital
signs to detect deviations from normal; assists in controlling
aggressive or disruptive behavior.
The following requirements list the minimum to qualify. An
equivalent combination of education and experience may be
LICENSING: Licensed as a Practical Nurse
by the Alabama Board of Nursing (ASBN)
CERTIFICATION: Current CPR
EDUCATION: Possession of a certificate from a
practical nursing education program accepted for licensure from the
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: Experience with the
special needs and behavior of individuals in forensic and
correctional settings preferred.
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