Must apply on the Orange County website to be considered
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Orange County Government in Orlando, Florida is seeking highly skilled individuals to fill the position of Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in our Corrections Health Services Division. The individual will perform nursing duties requiring skills and judgment in the care and treatment of patients in a correctional setting using nursing principles and techniques for a variety of patient problems.
Direct supervision is received from the RN, the nursing supervisor and/or staff physician.
Primary duties functions as medication and treatment nurse.
Monitors medication compliance in accordance with established protocols.
Accurately documents the administration of medication and treatments provided. Observes patients for deviations from normal conditions, documents changes and notifies appropriate.
Carries out treatment plans as established by the medical team.
Obtains urine, blood and other specimens for laboratory examinations.
Assists physicians in clinic areas.
Responds to all emergencies.
Maintains unit compliance for inspections.
Participates in in-service training programs and mandatory continuing education.
Provides routine clinic tasks as needed.
Other related duties as assigned
Graduate from an accredited LPN program.
Must have a current valid Florida License Practical Nurse license.
Proficient in the use of computers.
Must be able to work a variety of shifts; including nights and weekends
One year nursing experience
Previous work experience in a correctional environment
Good phlebotomy, communication and computer skills
Certified in Health Basic Life Support
Medical/surgical nursing experience
Days of Work: Sunday - Saturday (Shift work required)
Work Hours: 7:00 p.m. - 7:30 a.m. or 7:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. (depending on availability); 36/48 hour work week, rotate every other weekend
Applicants selected for hire must successfully pass a pre-employment physical, drug screening, criminal history and background check prior to start of employment
$ 19.24 – 24.70 per hour
If you are claiming Veterans' Preference, you are responsible for providing the required eligibility documentation by the close date of the posting. Please submit a cover letter and copies of documents, not originals, to Orange County Human Resources Division, PO Box 1393, Orlando, FL 32801-1393 or fax to (407) 836-0098 (only Veterans' Preference documentation will be accepted by fax). Your cover letter should include the position posting number you are applying for, the title of the position and the last 4 digits of your social security number.
If your education was obtained in the United States, the County recognizes degrees or diplomas which are accredited by an agency recognized by the United States Department of Education (USDE) or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). If you have obtained education from a country other than the United States, your degree or diploma must be evaluated to determine the United States equivalency by a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Service (NACES) or the Association of International Credentials Evaluations (AICE) at your expense.