Licensed Practical Nurse, Corrections

  • 200483
  • Atlanta, GA
Nationalhcs is seeking to fill Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) positions at a detention center in Atlanta, GA. 40 hours per week; 6pm-6am; Three 12-hour shifts and one 4-hour shift; Orientation is mandatory (3 days)

Job Summary

Nationalhcs is seeking to fill Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) positions at a detention center in Atlanta, GA.

Specifics

  • 40 hours per week
  • Shift:
    • 6pm-6am
  • Three 12-hour shifts and one 4-hour shift
  • Orientation is mandatory (3 days)
  • Currently, this is a month to month assignment with the possibility of developing into renewal contracts (ex: 8, 12, 26-week assignments)

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

Requirements

  • Clinical/corrections experience preferred but not required
  • Valid GA nurse licensure
  • Active/Clear BLS (American Heart Association)
  • 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

Benefits

  • 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