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Amergis Corrections LPN - Boston, MA in Boston, Massachusetts

Amergis Healthcare Staffing is partnered with a much respected facility in Boston, MA who are currently seeking LPNs to assist them on a contractual basis.

Details of the position include:

Title: Licensed Practical Nurse

Program: Corrections Facility

Location: Boston, MA

Openings: Mon-Fri and E/O weekend, 2:45 pm - 11:15 pm

Start Date: Two weeks from offer

Pay Rate: $45-$47/hr dependent on experience

*Travel pay is $2,100/week

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

  • 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 and/or physician

  • 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

  • Monitors the safety and effectiveness of the environment and equipment

  • Participates in infection control activities as directed by Infection Control Coordinator and/or nursing supervisor

  • Participates in the orientation and continuing education of staff as applicable

  • Participates in the Health Quality Improvement Program as applicable

  • Adheres to all facility policy and procedure

    QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Possesses a current Practical Nursing License in the applicable state

  • Minimum of one year experience in Corrections preferred

  • Complies with all relevant professional standards of practice

  • Participation and completion of Amergis' Competency program when applicable

  • Current CPR if applicable

  • TB Questionnaire, PPD or chest x-ray if applicable

  • Current Health certificate (per contract or state regulation)

  • Must meet all federal, state and local requirements

  • Successful completion of new hire training as applicable to job site

  • Understand patient confidentiality and HIPAA requirements

  • 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 is required

  • Computer proficiency required

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

Please feel free to contact me with any questions you may have regarding the positions. Thank you!

Tyler daRosa | Amergis Healthcare Services

Recruiter| Government Services

781-400-8283 Office | 866-941-7397 Fax

tydarosa@Amergisstaffing.com | www.Amergishealthcare.com

Benefits

At Amergis, 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.

    About Amergis

Amergis, formerly known as Maxim Healthcare Staffing, has served our clients and communities by connecting people to the work that matters since 1988. We provide meaningful opportunities to our extensive network of healthcare and school-based professionals, ready to work in any hospital, government facility, or school. Through partnership and innovation, Amergis creates unmatched staffing experiences to deliver the best workforce solutions.

Amergis 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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