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LPN - Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections

 Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections

LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE

Hiring Range: Salary based on experience

$46,825.00 - $54,416.00 

2800 W. Pinnacle Peak Rd.

Phoenix, AZ 85027

JOB SUMMARY & DUTIES

The Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections (ADJC) enhances public protection by changing the delinquent thinking and behaviors of juvenile offenders committed to the Department.

EVENING SHIFT, 4-10 HR SHIFT PER WEEK.  MAY BE REQUIRED TO WORK WEEKENDS 

AND /OR HOLIDAYS. WORKING HOURS ARE VARIABLE.

We are seeking a Licensed Practical Nurse to provide nursing care to youth in a correctional setting. 

Under the supervision of the Correctional Registered Nurse (or designee).

Duties include:

  • Provides emergency care to youth and staff  
  • Conducts intake evaluations of new youth commitments and parole violators
  • Counsels and instructs youth regarding health concerns
  • Evaluates youth health complaints
  • Monitors, records and reports symptoms and changes in youth’s condition
  • Obtains and processes blood, urine and other specimens
  • Consults and coordinates with health care team members
  • Records medical information and vital signs
  • Maintains files, reports and records
  • Maintains medical supplies, equipment and packaged instruments
  • Provides sound guidance to new employees
  • Administers and reads yearly tuberculosis (TB) skin tests
  • Assists Health Providers
  • Performs/administers First Aid and CPR to youth, staff and visitors
  • Reports all industrial injuries within required time frame
  • Performs related work as required

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES


Knowledge of :

  • Evaluation of physical and mental health needs
  • Emergency procedures, including Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation/First Aid (CPR/First Aid)
  • All aspects of medication administration including monitoring for side effects
  • Nursing techniques, methods, procedures and protocols
  • Administration and reading of tuberculosis (TB) skin tests
  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) rules/regulations
  • Current Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines

Skill in:

  • Nursing assessment skills and practices including suicide prevention
  • Medical record documentation
  • Oral and written communication
  • Interpersonal skills, professional boundaries
  • Organizing work activities
  • Phlebotomy
  • Responding to emergency situations
  • Basic Computer Skills

Ability to:

  • Observe security precautions at all times and to assume responsibility for security of health unit area and equipment
  • Work cooperatively with correctional custody, treatment team and medical staff
  • Keep accurate and timely records and write reports
  • Explain law in a matter that victims can understand
  • Interpret and correctly implement health care provider’s orders
  • Maintain strict confidentiality pertaining to medical/health related information
  • Work with all aspects of the Arizona Nurse Practice Act scope of practice

SPECIAL SELECTION FACTORS

Requires possession of, and ability to retain, a current valid Arizona-issued drivers license.  Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver’s license records checks, maintain acceptable driving records and must complete any required driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12).

Must possess a Licensed Practical Nurse license without restrictions in the State of Arizona or one of the states that participates in the Nurse Interstate Licensing Compact; and a current healthcare professional CPR card.

PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS

Successful completion of a comprehensive background investigation, a post offer drug test and medical/physical examination.

SELECTIVE PREFERENCE

Experience working with adolescents, including delinquent youth to include; correctional medical, emergency/urgent and acute care setting, and blood draws.

Bilingual skills in Spanish/English are preferred but not required.

BENEFITS

- 13 paid vacation days per year - Medical, dental, life, disability insurance plans

- 12 sick leave days per year - Deferred compensation plan

- 10 paid holidays per year - Retirement system

RETIREMENT

Positions in this classification participate in the Correctional Officer Retirement Plan (C.O.R.P.).

Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting the Human Resources Office at (602) 364-1023. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer. 

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We offer competitive  salary, travel expenses, housing, meals and laundry service.  If you have boys under the age of 16, we welcome them as campers, with all expenses covered.  There is also a reciprocal arrangement with a nearby girl's camp for daughters of our staff members.

We would be pleased to tell you more about the job, and my wife  Arleen can be reached during the day or evening at (410)329-3775 or by email at arleen@skylemar.com

Check out our website at  www.campskylemar.com

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Mesa Public Schools

 Do you love kids?

Enjoy day that are never dull?

Have good communication and computer skills?

Travel during spring break or summer?

If you answered yes, then a career in school healthcare may be right for you.  Mesa Public School is current seeking both Nurses and Health Assistants.

The minimum requirements are as follows:

*School Nurse - Bachelor's Degree in Nursing, current Arizona license

*Substitue Nurse - Associate's Degree in Nursing, current Arizona license

*Health Assistant - Must completed one of the following:

         Level I EMT with certificate

         Medical Assistant Certificate

See the Mesa Public Scools page for application and salary schedule

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