compensation: Starting pay is $26/hr and higher, depending on experience. employment type: full-time
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NaphCare has an excellent opportunity for a Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse to join our Suffolk House of Corrections team! NaphCare LPN/LVNs are responsible for providing nursing care within the scope of the State Board of Nursing Practice as directed by the Registered Nurse(s). Our LPN’s work under the direct supervision of the Health Services Administrator (HSA), Director of Nursing (DON), and Registered Nurse(s) (RN).
*This position includes a $2000 sign-on bonus with a 1 year commitment; 1/2 paid at 90 days and 1/2 at completion of 6 months.*
Graduate of an accredited program for practical or vocational nursing and hold a current, unrestricted nursing license in the state of employment
Minimum of 1 year clinical experience in a healthcare setting, with correctional healthcare experience preferred
Valid CPR card
Take and document all patient history and vital signs, assist with examinations and/or treatments, and report all changes in patients’ conditions
Administer and document all medications
Perform venipuncture and I.V. therapy, as approved by immediate supervisor
Collect samples, specimens, and cultures as requested by Provider order
Assist with daily triage/sick call, minor medical/surgical procedures, and transcribe all therapeutic orders generated by the Provider
Initiate and document prescribed protocol treatment in compliance with company policies and procedures
Work cohesively with the HSA, DON and RN(s) in the coordination of the healthcare delivery system
Notify critical information to the next level of management that may have a negative impact on client and/or vendor relations or patient care
If you want a career that will make a difference, choose the company that is different. NaphCare professionals are important partners of the NaphCare family, working together to provide quality care in a rewarding work environment. NaphCare offers competitive benefits, including health, prescription, dental, Employment Assistance Program (EAP) services, vision and 401(k) plan . NaphCare offers term life insurance coverage at no cost to the employee and also provides PTO, paid holidays and an array of voluntary benefits. Employees enrolled in our health insurance program receive prescriptions free of charge when filled at our in-house pharmacy or mail order program. We care about making a difference in the lives of others.
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