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Maxim Healthcare Staffing LPN/LVN Corrections in Bridgewater, Massachusetts

Maxim Healthcare Staffing is seeking a Corrections Licensed Practical Nurse to work in close and immediate contact with prisoners on a daily basis providing general and emergency nursing care in the Medical and Ambulatory section of the Corrections Facility while maintaining facility security standards. When necessary, the LPN makes referrals of inmates to the staff physician, nurse practitioner, dentist, mental health professional, or specialist in alcohol and drug abuse treatment. The LPN ensures all medication is administered in accordance with standard operating procedures and as ordered by the authorizing authority.

Responsibilities:

  • Utilizes the nursing process to plan, implement, treat and evaluate the patient/inmate

  • Integrates and implements referrals of inmates to the staff physician, nurse practitioner, dentist, mental health professional

  • Looks for signs and symptoms indicating physiologic and psychosocial changes in the patient’s condition and reports to RN

  • Documents the patient’s plan of care using identified nursing diagnoses, expected patient outcomes, and selected nursing interventions

  • Monitors consistency between patient plan of care and actions of medical staff

  • Collaborates with RN regarding the plan of care according to evaluation, changes in medical plan of care, and effective/ineffective nursing interventions

  • Documents patient’s response to nursing and other interventions

  • Uses clinical judgment in evaluation and responding to emergency medical situations involving inmates or staff

  • Monitors the safety and effectiveness of the environment and equipment

  • Participates in infection control activities in accordance with department and as directed by Infection Control Coordinator

  • Participates in the orientation and continuing education of staff

  • Participates in the Health Quality Improvement Program

  • Supports professional practice by observing the following: Uses knowledge in accordance with 1) the Nurse Practice Act; 2) Standards of Nursing Practice; 3) Standards of Patient Care; 4) The Joint Commission, state and local laws; 5) Patient’s Bill of Rights; and 6) Maxim Healthcare, nursing and client policies

  • Performs other duties as assigned/necessary

Qualifications:

  • Possesses a current Practical Nursing License in the applicable state.

  • Minimum of one year experience in Corrections preferred.

  • Current Health Certificate (if applicable). 11/09/2011 Page 2 of 3 LPN Corrections

  • Current PPD or Chest X-Ray.

  • One year prior professional nursing experience preferred

  • Computer proficiency required

  • Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to and from appropriate individuals (including but not limited to supervisors, co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in the English language may be required

On-Boarding/Drug Screening:

  • This is done at Wellpath’s Regional Office (9 Payson Rd, Foxboro) – This is the only location

  • appointment is approximately 15 minutes

  • Documents to be collected (They can be emailed prior or brought to the appointment):

  • COVID Vaccination Records (Per DOC, all staff must be fully vaccinated)

  • Hep B Documentation or signed declination (attached)

  • A TB test with the past year

  • CPR Certification

  • License

  • An oral fluid Drug Screen is also conducted during the appointment.

All of the above must be completed/collected PRIOR to the 1st day of orientation.

Benefits

At Maxim Healthcare Group, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:

  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks

  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance

  • 401(k) savings plan

  • Awards and recognition programs

    Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status. *CO Specific Benefits: Medical/Prescription, Dental, Vision, Health Advocacy (company paid if enrolled Medical), Health Advocate Employee Assistance Program, Health Savings Account , 401(k), 401(k) Company Match, Profit Sharing, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Primary Caregiver Leave, Parental Leave, Life and Basic Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance, Voluntary Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance, Hospital Expense Protection Plan, Critical Illness Insurance, Accident Insurance, Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account, Home and Auto Insurance, Pet Insurance, Transportation Benefits, CommonBond, Educational Assistance Program, College Partnership Program, Paid Time Off/Company Holidays

    About Maxim Healthcare Group

Maxim Healthcare Group has been making a difference in the lives of our patients, caregivers, and employees for more than 30 years. Our nationwide suite of services includes home healthcare, companion and behavioral care, healthcare staffing, and workforce solutions. Maxim’s commitment to customer service, compassionate patient care, and filling critical staffing needs makes us a trusted partner wherever healthcare is needed.

Maxim Healthcare Group is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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