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P/T LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE (LPN)

Company: The GEO Group, Inc.
Location: San Diego
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description

Facility: Western Region Detention Facility at San Diego

Pay: $38.22 per hour

Bonus (if applicable):

H&W: 4.23 per hour This position is eligible to receive a Health & Welfare Benefit Rate per hour on all hours paid up to 40 hours per week and not to exceed 2,080 hours per year.

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 account
Health savings account Tuition Reimbursement Reduced tuition rates
Employee discount Employee assistance program Pet insurance
Disability Insurance Paid training Other benefits available

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 workplace.

  • 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 instructed.
  • 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 confidential.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!

    Job Requirements

    Competencies Required

    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.

    Minimum Requirements
    • 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.Physical Requirements
      • 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.Required
        Preferred
        Job Industries
        • Social Services

Keywords: The GEO Group, Inc., San Diego , P/T LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE (LPN), Other , San Diego, California

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