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LPN

Company: State of Idaho
Location: Saint Anthony
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Idaho Department of Juvenile CorrectionsTo develop productive citizens in active partnership with communities!The Idaho Department of Juvenile Corrections is seeking a Licensed Practical Nurse in St. Anthony, Idaho. If you are interested in making a difference in the lives of youth, then this is the position for you.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.What's in it for you?

  • A full benefits package including, but not limited to, medical, vision, dental, life insurance, disability, wellness, and telehealth. Benefits start the 1st of the month following your date of hire.
  • Health Care and Day Care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) available.
  • PERSIRetirement benefitsand other retirement programs
  • Paid sick and vacation that starts accruing the day you start, and 11 paid holidays per year
  • Paid Parental Leavecovering the birth or adoption of a child for up to 8 weeks!
  • Permanent, full-time classified employment status after successful completion of an entrance probation.
  • Coursework reimbursement availableABOUT THE DEPARTMENT OF JUVENILE CORRECTIONS, ST. ANTHONYJCC-St. Anthony provides a highly structured, staff-secure program using a positive peer model for the custody and treatment of male and female juveniles who have a history of various crimes, and have failed in less secure community-based programs and facilities. The JCC-St. Anthony program follows the fundamental values of the five pillars (targeted treatment, education, counseling, family engagement, and skills building) to develop productive citizens. The program also offers cognitive skills building to alter their criminal patterns of thought and requires juveniles to be accountable daily for their behavior and progress through the program.Staff and juveniles continually work together to create a safe and secure environment that is conducive to making the changes necessary for juveniles to be able to return to their communities with the skills and values that will give them the opportunity to be successful citizens.JCC-St. Anthony has adopted the following operational principles:
    • Juveniles are expected to demonstrate by their behavior and performance that they are prepared for increased responsibility and freedom in the community.
    • Our program facilitates interaction and involvement between juveniles and their home communities.
    • Performs practical nursing care or assists a registered nurse or physician in routine to complex situations.
    • Observes, records, and reportsjuveniles treatment, care, symptoms, physical and mental condition, behavior and progress.
    • Administers prescribed medications and injections, observes for adverse reactions.
    • Charts administered medications, symptoms, accidents, unusual behavior, doctors' visits and observed side effects of drugs.
    • Interviewsjuveniles to obtain health information and instructs and counselsresidents regarding basic health needs.
    • Provides basic health education to juveniles and employees onhealth care issues and disease prevention
    • This positionworks in a 24/7 facility and may workrotating shifts.
    • 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 corrections facility.
    • Must meet federal PREA requirements (see exam for more information).CONDITIONAL OFFER OF HIRE:
      • The Idaho Department of Juvenile Corrections is a drug-free work environment. Immediately after a conditional offer of employment has been extended (before 5:00 pm of the day of the offer), a hire must test free of drugs as a condition of employment.
      • Upon an offer of conditional employment, a hire must complete a criminal history background investigation including, but not limited to a criminal history fingerprint check, and child abuse registry check.
      • Hires will be required to take and pass a TB test during the first 30 days of employmentCONTACT INFORMATION:Idaho Department of Juvenile CorrectionsP.O. Box 83720Boise, ID83720-0285WEBSITE:if you have questions,please contact us at:(208) 334-5100email:idjcjobs@idjc.idaho.govhiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. if you need special accommodations to satisfy testing requirements, please contact the division of human resources at (208) 334-2263.preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations. href=""> if you have questions,please contact us at:(208) 334-5100email:idjcjobs@idjc.idaho.govhiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. if you need special accommodations to satisfy testing requirements, please contact the division of human resources at (208) 334-2263.preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.>

Keywords: State of Idaho, Ogden , LPN, Healthcare , Saint Anthony, Utah

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