LubbockRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Lubbock jobs

Correctional Medicine Licensed Practical or Vocational Nurse Needed in Portales, NM

Company: WellPath
Location: Portales
Posted on: February 20, 2021

Job Description:

Correctional Medicine opening in Portales, New Mexico. This and other lpn/lvn jobs brought to you by NursingJobCafe.com 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!"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.Education for Licensed Practical Nurse:

  • Graduation from an accredited School of NursingExperience for Licensed Practical Nurse:
    • One (1) or more years clinic experience preferredLicenses/Certifications for Licensed Practical Nurse:
      • 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
      • 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.
      • Responds to a code or health emergency within standard guidelines.
      • Implements medical plan through administering medications in accordance with Health Care Practitioner's orders and protocols: Administers medications according to proper techniques and procedures including IV therapy (when certified) and all other approved routes of administration. Uses pharmacy knowledge and available resources to include drug reaction and overdose in administration of medications.
      • Implements medical plans through obtaining diagnostic tests in accordance with Health Care Practitioner's orders and protocols: Obtains body fluid specimens and performs EKG's using proper techniques and procedures. Communicates information to ancillary departments using established referral process.
      • Assists the Health Care Practitioner in medical or minor surgical procedures as necessary and/or requested to meet individual needs of patients.
      • Implement nutrition and therapeutic diet plan through proper techniques and procedures as ordered by Health Care Practitioner.
      • Documents nursing encounters using the SOAP form of charting as required by policy and procedure.
      • Communicates information to nursing staff, physician, health care unit supervisory personnel and other staff as necessary.
      • Respects dignity and confidentiality of patients.
      • Attends mandatory staff meetings and training.
      • Must be able to obtain and maintain security clearance.
      • Must be able to apply principles of critical thinking to a variety of practical and emergent situations and accurately follow standardized procedures that may call for deviations.
      • Must be able to apply sound judgment beyond a specific set of instructions and apply knowledge to different factual situations.
      • Must be alert at all times; pay close attention to details.
      • Must be able to work under stress on a regular or continuous basis.
      • Post orders, if applicable, per site contract.
      • Perform other duties as assigned.Wellpath is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer Keyphrases: correctional medical services jobs, correctional medicine jobs, correctional health services jobs, prison health services jobs

Keywords: WellPath, Lubbock , Correctional Medicine Licensed Practical or Vocational Nurse Needed in Portales, NM, Healthcare , Portales, Texas

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category
within


Other Healthcare Jobs


CVICU Travel RN - Job Id: JO02992325
Description: Next Travel Nursing is seeking a qualified
Company: Next Travel Nursing
Location: Lubbock
Posted on: 02/28/2021

Registered Nurse - PCU - 13 Week Contract
Description: Jackson is offering a new opportunity to Registered Nurses with experience treating medical and surgical patients whose needs are not serious enough for the Intensive Care Unit, but too complex for the (more...)
Company: Jackson Nurse Professionals
Location: Lubbock
Posted on: 02/28/2021

ICU Travel RN - Job Id: JO03005733
Description: Tailored Healthcare Staffing is seeking
Company: Tailored Healthcare Staffing
Location: Lubbock
Posted on: 02/28/2021


Travel RRT - Respiratory Therapist
Description: We currently have a client in Lubbock, TX looking for Traveling Respiratory Therapist RRT Focus Staff is seeking a traveling Respiratory Therapist to help us to provide quality patient care during this (more...)
Company: Focus Staff
Location: Lubbock
Posted on: 02/28/2021

Palliative Medicine Physician between Ft. Worth and Lubbock, Texas
Description: Hospice/Palliative Medicine opening in Lubbock, Texas. This and other physician jobs brought to you by DocCafe.com ul li Full-time annual salary of 228,595 li 100 per documented hour
Company: Integrity Healthcare
Location: Lubbock
Posted on: 02/28/2021

Registered Nurse/CCCU $10,000 Sign On (Full-Time Nights 7p - 7a)
Description: LHSH CCCU: Full Time Nights 7p - 7a br 10,000.00 Sign-On Bonus for Qualified Candidates br This position qualifies for the LHSH Employee Referral Program br Your Essential Job Functions br ul (more...)
Company: Lubbock Heart & Surgical Hospital
Location: Lubbock
Posted on: 02/28/2021

Registered Nurse/CCCU $5,000 Sign On (Part Time Nights 7p - 7a)
Description: JOIN OUR TEAM br We work hard to make sure people love their work here. Many have been with us from the very beginning. Because we're physician-owned, we understand the value of having a well-trained, (more...)
Company: Lubbock Heart & Surgical Hospital
Location: Lubbock
Posted on: 02/28/2021

Respiratory Therapist - Hiring Now (Relocation Opportunity)
Description: The Respiratory Therapist Reg performs and directs the administration of respiratory care services including but not limited to oxygen therapy, aerosol therapy, inhaled medication, airway clearance, (more...)
Company: Baylor Scott & White Health
Location: Lubbock
Posted on: 02/28/2021

RRT
Description: Our Story: Fusion isn't just a job it's a lifestyle. Our actions are rooted in ensuring everyone we touch has a better life. Here, we don't just work hard and play hard every day we do it with a purpose. (more...)
Company: Fusion Medical Staffing
Location: Lubbock
Posted on: 02/28/2021

Travel L&D RN - Labor & Delivery RN
Description: We currently have a client in Littlefield, TX looking for a Labor Delivery RN Traveling Labor Delivery RN Focus Staff is seeking a traveling Certified Labor Delivery RN, who will assesses, implements (more...)
Company: Focus Staff
Location: Littlefield
Posted on: 02/28/2021

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Texas jobs by following @recnetTX on Twitter!

Lubbock RSS job feeds