Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

City
Phoenix
State
AZ
Position Id
1726

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

As a licensed practical nurse (LPN), you will help administer daily medication and help provide skilled nursing care and other health related duties to patients under the supervision of a registered nurse.

Description

  • Provide healthcare to patients inside the facility.
  • Assess patients, report findings and deliver appropriate nursing interventions under the direction of a health care provider.
  • Use multilingual capabilities for accurate oral translation and communication to ensure continuity of care; Use "language line" translation service to ensure continuity of care.

Preferred education and/or experience

  • Two (2) or more years of experience as a LPN.
  • Experience in medical setting requiring large medication passes.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) skills.
  • Preferred Intravenous Infusion Therapy/Venipuncture certification.
  • Completion of Licensed Practical Nurse program and a valid unrestricted license as a Licensed Practical Nurse issued by the Arizona State Board of Nursing (or issued by another state recognized by the Arizona Board of Nursing as a multi-compact license state) with no current, pending, or prior disciplinary action on nursing license.
  • BLS/CPR/First Aid certification training is provided during new hire orientation.

This position is within a correctional health facility.

Applicants must have the ability to

  • Get on floor to perform CPR chest compressions.
  • Must be able to walk up to 4 miles in a 12-hour shift.
  • Work various assignments and float to various facilities, as needed.
  • Respond to a man down (emergency situation).

For more information, contact Nick Mazur at 602 788-5890 or nick@apnusa.com.

We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

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