LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE
Company: Geo Group
Posted on: August 3, 2022
Facility: MESA VERDE ICE PROCESSING CENTER
Pay: $32.64 hr.
Bonus (if applicable):
Shift: Various Available
Benefits: Employees working a normal work week (30 hours or more)
will enjoy a competitive benefits package for an energized
workforce with options for you and your family including:
--- Paid time off --- Paid holidays --- 401(k)
--- 401(k) matching --- Health Insurance --- Dental Insurance
--- Vision Insurance --- Life Insurance --- Flexible spending
--- Health savings account --- Tuition Reimbursement --- Reduced
--- Employee discount --- Employee assistance program --- Pet
--- Disability Insurance --- Paid training --- Other benefits
Equal Opportunity Employer.
Are you a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) looking for a challenging
yet rewarding environment, where you can really make a difference?
Are you passionate about people and believe that everyone deserves
the highest quality of healthcare? If so, then we have the role for
you! As the industry's global leader in evidence-based
rehabilitation, we are looking for people like you to add to our
growing team of professionals!
Join A Community That Cares
Joining GEO means contributing to our mission to provide the best
rehabilitation and community reintegration programs and services to
those in our care. GEO is a place for professional growth,
exploration, creativity, and valuable interpersonal relationships.
Interested in achieving extraordinary things? Send in your
application. Every one of our employees makes us who we are.
Role and Responsibilities
Working alongside our Registered Nurse (RN), you'll play a vital
part in providing the highest level of care to inmates/detainees
while putting a special focus on maintaining our safe and secure
Develop nursing care plans with guidance from the RN.
Perform complete physical assessment and medical history.
Provide nursing care within your capacity and refer other medical
problems to the appropriate physician.
Make sure prescribed medications are administered as
Periodically evaluate patients' symptoms, reactions, and progress,
and report problems to management.
Securely administer medication, taking precautions against drug
hoarding and trafficking.
Follow industry and company accreditation policies.
Document all detainee/inmate contacts and keep medical records
We're looking for individuals from different backgrounds
Building an inclusive culture where every employee can perform to
their maximum potential is the center of GEO's employee value
proposition. Our success is based on diversity in our workforce and
the inclusion of eclectic perspectives, ideas, and backgrounds.
Everyone is encouraged to apply. Here's to unlimited ideas,
increased productivity, and innovative solutions!
Excellent diagnostic skills, patience, and natural empathy are all
key qualities we look for. Our employees feel proud to play a role
in our patients' re-entry to society
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required. Must have a
current, unrestricted license to practice as a Licensed Practical
Nurse (LPN) in the state the facility is located. Maintains a
current copy of license on file at the facility at all times.
Two (2) years of direct work experience preferred.
Must possess competence in the performance of the following
services: crisis intervention, medical emergencies, physical
assessment, medical nursing care, and psychiatric nursing care.
Must have the ability to work without direct, immediate supervision
in performing nursing diagnosis, and be able provide appropriate
follow through treatment.
Frequently: Lift or carry and push/pull up to 40 lbs.; walk, stand,
sit, bend, stoop and reach above shoulder level.
Occasionally: Lift or carry and push/pull up to 60 lbs.; work with
machinery and climb.
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