Licensed Practical Nurse, Corrections

Job Summary

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) positions at a detention center in Atlanta, GA.


  • Full-time
  • 40 hours per week
  • 12-hour shifts
  • Shift: 6p-6a
  • Orientation: 2-day to intake, and clinic area
  • Scrubs: any color except ALL red or all blue. Can mix red and blue

Description of Work

  • Apply appropriate nursing skills in the area and treatment of inmates/residents
  • Attend sick call with the physician to see inmates/residents
  • Prepare a list of inmates/residents to be examined
  • Prepare examining room and equipment
  • Examine and assess new inmates/residents with illnesses or injuries or inmates/residents who become ill or injured
  • Refer inmates/residents to the emergency room or other appropriate healthcare facilities as required by their condition
  • Perform emergency procedures as needed and notify Physician for treatment orders
  • Provide guidance, supervise, and monitor nursing care provided by licensed vocational/practical nursing staff and non-licensed medical staff


  • Clinical/corrections experience preferred but not required
  • Valid GA nurse licensure
  • Active/Clear BLS (American Heart Association)
  • Must be able to pass all background checks
  • TB skin test within the last 6 months
  • Experience working with electronic medical records, email, and computer literate
  • Successful completion of competency testing, drug screen, background check, physical exam, immunizations, and other agency screening/application requirements
  • Successful completion of other Client screening/application requirements


  • Excellent pay
  • Weekly payroll
  • Direct deposit
  • Employee benefits: 401-K, Vacation, Healthcare, Dental
  • Referral Program
  • Ask your Talent Acquisition Specialist for additional benefits and further details