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Licensed Practical Nurse, DJC

Posting Begin Date: 2024/01/25
Posting End Date: 2024/02/25
Category: Nursing
Sub Category: Medical
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Lewiston, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 19.69
Maximum Salary: 24.00
Pay Rate Type: Hourly

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Idaho Department of Juvenile Corrections

Applications will be accepted through 4:59 PM MST on the posting end date. 

Are you a gifted Licensed Practical Nurse AND interested in making a difference in the lives of Idaho's youth while taking advantage of great State of Idaho employment benefits? If yes, then this is the position for you! The Idaho Department of Juvenile Corrections is seeking an LPN for our Juvenile Corrections Facility in beautiful Lewiston, Idaho.

This position provides practical nursing services and medical care for juveniles including evaluating, treating and referring juveniles’ medical needs, dispensing medication, arranging for ancillary medical services, maintaining medical records and reports and educating juveniles and staff regarding health care issues and disease prevention.

A $2000 recruitment bonus is available to new hires for a limited time! Bonuses payable upon the successful completion of entrance probation. 

This position is a dayshift role with the possibility of working four (4), 10-hour shifts! 

About the Department of Juvenile Corrections Lewiston: The Idaho Department of Juvenile Corrections has regionalized state services for juveniles committed to its custody, making it possible for most juveniles to remain close enough to their communities so parents and other key community members can take part in the juvenile's treatment. State juvenile correctional centers are located in Lewiston, Nampa, and St. Anthony and provide a full complement of services for youth who range from 10 to 20 years of age.

To learn more about Idaho Department of Juvenile Corrections- Lewiston facility visit our website: IDJC 

Examples of Duties:

  • Provide practical nursing care, health instruction, and charting and record keeping as it pertains to Licensed Practical Nursing described in the Nurse Practice Act, Idaho Code 54-1407. Some incumbents will be required to travel to assigned clinic locations and to provide patient transportation using state vehicles.
  • Administers prescribed medications and injections, observe for adverse reactions. 
  • Interviews Juveniles to obtain health information and instructs and counsels residents regarding basic health needs. 
  • Provides basic health education to juveniles and employees on health care issues and disease prevention. 
  • This position works in a 24/7 facility and may work rotating shifts. 

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Qualifications: Licensed as a Licensed Practical Nurse by the state of Idaho or state licensure as a Practical Nurse pursuant to the Nurse Licensure Compact, Idaho Code 54-1418, in one of the following compact states: Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, or Wisconsin 
  • Willing to work in a juvenile correction facility.
  • Must meet federal PREA requirements. 

Benefits: We offer a competitive benefits package that includes the following -

EEO/ADA/Veteran:

The State of Idaho is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, political affiliation or belief, sex, national origin, genetics, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.

The State of Idaho is committed to access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities, auxiliary aids and services are available upon request. If you require an accommodation at any step in our recruitment process, you are encouraged to contact (208) 334-2263 (TTY/TTD: 711), or email [email protected].

Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.

CONTACT INFORMATION:
Idaho Department of Juvenile Corrections
P.O. Box 83720
Boise, ID
83720-0285

EMAIL:
[email protected]

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