The Florida Department of Corrections (FDC) is the 3rd biggest state prison system within the country with a budget of approximately $2. 7 billion, about 80,000 inmates incarcerated and almost 145,000 offenders on active community supervision (probation). The department has 143 centers statewide, inclusive of seven private partner facilities, 50 correctional institutions, 16 annexes, three re-entry centers, 33 work camps, 12 FDC operated work release centers, two road prisons, 18 private work release centers, 1 forestry camp & one primary training camp. Over eighty% of its personnel are both licensed correctional officers or probation officers, who enjoy a good salary bundle, and various perks.
Licensed Practical Nurse 2 (LPN2) On-Call / IntermittentWashington Corrections Center (WCC)Shelton, WAThe Department of Corrections is seeking a highly motivated and qualified Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN2) On-Call for Washington Corrections Center (WCC) located in Shelton, WA. Washington Corrections Center (WCC) is located 35 miles west of Olympia, the state capital. WCC is the Reception and Diagnostic Center, a close-custody facility with the primary responsibility to process, test, and classify all adult male felons sentenced to prison in Washington State. The facility has seven living units and houses 1,700 offenders. There are about 500 offenders screened and assessed each month. WCC is also the major hub for transfer of offenders to and from facilities throughout the state.The Licensed Practical Nurse supports the Department's mission by assisting others in the delivery of nursing services that promote health, foster healing, and support coping and adjusting to various health conditions. This position also supports the mission of the Health Services division by providing necessary, comprehensive, quality health services and providing necessary, comprehensive, quality health services and promoting offender wellness.Duties:Under general supervision, our Licensed Practical Nurse provides practical nursing care and treatment services in a prison facility.Duties include, but may not be limited to:Screening, assessing, and evaluating offenders and the conditions where they live and work to ensure that they are well, safe and their health care continuous.Preparing medication carts for remote pill lines, administration of medications guided by the 7 Rights of Medication Administration, and patient education. Collaborates and triages with other members of the interdisciplinary health care team to develop comprehensive plans to provide continuity of care.Delivers services which promote health, foster healing and support coping and adjustment to various health conditions.Planning transition, making referrals and arranging follow-up when patients transfer or return to the community.Assisting patients to improve their skill and ability to provide care for themselves and their family.Counseling, consulting, teaching, advising, and providing health information that improves quality of health services and/or enhances safety and security.The On-Call pool provides coverage in cases of extended vacation, illness, training, and other leaves of absence. On-call/intermittent staff is expected to:Be available to work all shifts (day, swing and graveyard) including weekends and holidays.Be willing to work a minimum of 10 shifts per month.Provide written availability by the 10th of each month for the following month's coverage.Be willing to complete six-weeks of full time, paid training at the Correctional Worker Core Academy, provided by the Department of Corrections.Qualifications: Valid Washington State license to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse (or the ability to obtain), AND one year experience as a Licensed Practical Nurse.** Note: Must have initial and continuous unblemished/unrestricted licensure.