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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Mecklenburg County Jail - Central
Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
7 days ago

Description

Why Wellpath

Here at Wellpath, everything that we do is about taking care of people – our patients, our staff and our partners. We are committed to making a difference by providing hope and healing to vulnerable patients in challenging clinical environments. Our talented, compassionate team thrives in an autonomous environment, is empowered and supported by education, training and the resources to practice healthcare the way it is meant to be and strives to “Always Do The Right Thing!”

About this role

Our Licensed Practical Nurse/Licensed Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) is responsible for assisting in the delivery of patient care through the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation. Under the supervision of the RN(s), directs and guides patient teaching and activities that commensurate with his/her education and demonstrated competencies.

What you bring to the table

Education:

  • Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing

Experience:

  • One (1) or more years clinic experience preferred

Licenses/Certifications:

  • Current licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)
  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) within the state
  • Current CPR certification

What you will do

  • Under supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN), 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 an individual treatment program by using available resources in planning care, and consults with RNs and other staff as appropriate while applying knowledge and resources in planning care and patient teaching.
  • Implements individualized treatment programs as directed by the Health Care Practitioner.
  • Count controlled substances, syringes, needles and sharps at the beginning of each shift with another staff member and sign count logs.
  • Implements clinical and technical aspects of care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols. Intervenes with proper safety techniques, procedures and standard precautions.

Wellpath is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer

Our investment in you

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance plan options
  • Time off & leave benefits
  • 401K
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Parental benefits


Job Information

  • Job ID: 63288276
  • Location:
    Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
  • Position Title: Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
  • Company Name For Job: Mecklenburg County Jail - Central
  • Job Function: Hospital

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