Per Diem Licensed Practical Nurse - Correctional

Location: Okeechobee, Florida
Date Posted: 10-08-2017

!!**WE PAY DAILY**!!

Job Summary 

The basic function of this position is to implement and evaluate all nursing activities for a specific area of a nursing unit in conjunction with the head nurse or charge nurse of the unit.


Interpersonal and communication skills to work effectively with patients, family members, significant others, client facility staff, volunteers, physician office staff, Nurses PRN administrative staff, and other agency nursing personnel, supervisors, payroll and staffing personnel.

Job Requirements

  • Current active Licensed Practical Nursing license in the state of assignment
  • Must have one year validated experience, correctional nursing, plus IV certification, within the last 2 years
  • Active Telephone number
  • Reliable transportation/current driver’s license
  • Two (2) positive work references
  • Favorable criminal background check
  • Satisfactory 90 day and annual evaluations
  • Negative TB or CXR within 6 months of hire
  • Health statement/physical exam within 6 months of hire
  • Ability to read English and to chart in English

Education and Training

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
  • CPR upon hire and annual/biannual renewal and advanced certificate as required.
  • CEUs as required by state licensure regulations
  • Client specific training
  • State IV certification, if applicable
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