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Licensed Practical Nurse

Company: YesCare Corp
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: May 29, 2023

Job Description:

Experience & Requirements

  • Graduate from a Licensed Practical Nursing program.

  • Currently licensed as a Practical Nurse in the state of employment.

  • Possesses active CPR certification. Must have hands on training through American Heart Association.

  • Remains knowledgeable about specific state laws and regulations governing practice.

  • Satisfactory completion of initial and annual clinical competencies to demonstrate aptitude as assigned by role.

  • Correctional officers provide security; however, some degree of risk of verbal and physical assault from inmates exists. As in any healthcare setting, employees may be exposed to communicable and/or infectious diseases. Inside work with periodic traveling (inter and intra state) to other locations with exposure to weather, temperature extremes and hazardous road conditions. Frequent standing and walking while presenting or performing job duties. Adheres to site/contract specific on-call requirements.

  • Employees must be able to perform the following:

    • Required to exert up to 50 pounds of force to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects including the human body.

    • Required to kneel, stoop, crouch and/or crawl occasionally. Frequent walking throughout site; to include walking up and down flights of stairs.

    • Must have and maintain sufficient strength, agility, and endurance to perform during stressful (physical, mental and emotional) situations encountered on the job.

    • Occasional running when responding to emergencies; must be able to perform BLS.

      A background check, security clearance and drug screening are required for this role.
      YesCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. In compliance with federal and state employment opportunity laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, Vietnam era veteran, or disabled Veteran status. EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans.
      Below is a list of your responsibilities as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with YesCare at the Riverside Correctional Facility located in Philadelphia, PA:

      • Evening shirt 3p-11:30p

      • Contributes to the assessment of the health status of patients.

      • Participates in the development and modification of a patient's plan of care.

      • Performs delegated tasks, activities and functions that are consistent with prior educational preparation and within scope of practice.

      • Provides direct basic care to assign multiple clients within the structure of the healthcare program at their facility.

      • Provides safe and effective nursing care and assumes responsibility for the care delivered.

      • Implements patient education based on established teaching plans.

      • Utilizes a problem solving approach as the basis for their decision making.

      • Monitor offsite and onsite scheduling with a collaborative approach.

      • Monitor consult process as it relates to policy and contract.

      • Participates in Quality Improvement.

      • Participate in Patient Care Committee Meeting

      • Monitor CARES- with coordination as needed

      • Ensure onsite and offisite follow up care of patients along with telemedicine appointments

      • Will work in collaboration with Regional Medical Director, site medical providers, Regional Nursing Director and other site nursing leaders.

      • Performs other nursing duties as assigned.

        About YesCare Health
        Correctional healthcare is not just a job, it's a calling!!!
        As the correctional healthcare pioneer and leader for 40 years,YesCareprovides client partners with high quality healthcare and reentry services that will improve the health and safety of our patients, break the cycle of recidivism and better the communities where we live and work.

        • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance

        • Life and Disability Insurance

        • Generous PTO plan

        • 401k with matching funds

        • Employee Discount and Rewards Program

        • Tuition Assistance

        • Continuing Education Reimbursement

        • Referral Bonuses - Refer a friend and get paid!

        • Advancement Opportunities

        • Competitive Wages

        • Performance Incentive

          Our Vision
          YesCareleads the industry by providing comprehensive healthcare and reentry services that improve the communities where we live and work.
          Our Mission
          YesCareembraces a recovery model of care. This means identifying and treating underlying conditions to support healthier and safer living while incarcerated and a better quality of life in our communities. In partnership with our clients, we deliver
          solution-oriented care.
          Our Values

          • Safety. We put safety first through preparation and prevention.

          • Motivation. We are driven by the desire to improve outcomes.

          • Accountability. We set high standards and hold our people to them.

          • Respect. We embrace our differences as we work toward common goals.

          • Teamwork. We achieve more together.

          • Evaluation. We use data to constantly monitor results.

          • Readjustment. We refine our practices to consistently achieve better outcomes.

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            ID 2021-11262
            Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
            Category Nursing & Nursing Assistant
            Position Type Regular Part-time
            Shift / Schedule Weekday Evening
            Location ID 90711

Keywords: YesCare Corp, Philadelphia , Licensed Practical Nurse, Healthcare , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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