Corrections LPN

Cumberland, NJ 08302

Posted: 08/01/2022 Certification: LPN Job Number: 221426

Job Description

Corrections LPN

We are currently seeking a Licensed Practical Nurse to join our team for a Correctional Facility in Cumberland County. They are need of day and evening shift nurses. You will be working 8 hour shifts. 

Job Details:

  • Regular Starting: at $32/HR
  • Shifts Available: 7A-3P & 3P-11P
  • Per Diem and Part Time Shifts Available

Corrections Nurses provide direct and individualized nursing care to the correctional-facility based on the application of scientific nursing principles. In addition to general nursing care, responsibilities of Corrections Nurses include (but are not limited to):

  • Collaborates with primary care providers and other health care providers to ensure continuity, timeliness and appropriateness of care to inmate patients
  • Coordinates and/or administers medication, therapeutic agents, treatments, to inmate patients
  • Assists physicians with medical treatments
  • Administers prescribed medication
  • Applies surgical dressings & bandages
  • Provides emergency first aid care
  • Checks & records vital signs
  • Obtains specimens from inmate patients for diagnostic testing
  • Reports reactions to treatments and medications, as well as changes in the inmates’ emotional or physical condition
  • Provides inmate patient education and/or discharge planning
  • Records all care information concisely, accurately and completely, in a timely manner, in the appropriate format and on the appropriate forms
  • Promotes a therapeutic environment to ensure inmates are treated in a professional, ethical and tactful manner
  • Performs other position-related duties as assigned, depending on assignment setting

Job Requirements:

  • Valid NJ LPN License
  • Current CPR/BLS
  • Minimum 1 Year of Experience as an LPN in Corrections (Preferred) or ER, Psych, Med/Surge/LTC, Behavioral Health

For more information on this and other opportunities, please call or text Alyssa Thomson at 609.747.4570.

About Us

At General Healthcare Resources, we place Registered Nurses (RN), LVN/LPNs, therapists, pharmacists, behavioral health and school-based professionals in per diem, long-term and permanent positions. We offer great pay and one of the best benefits packages in the industry, including:

  • Flexible scheduling options
  • Personalized service
  • Health insurance
  • 401(k) investment plan
  • Referral bonuses
  • Free liability insurance coverage
  • Weekly pay
  • Direct Deposit or Pay Card option

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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