Licensed Practical Nurse
Niagara County Jail - Lockport, NY

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Unlock your potential behind bars.

Working in correctional healthcare is not a career. It's a calling. It's an opportunity to better your skills in a safe yet demanding environment. In here, your expertise is not confined to a small medical unit like the setup in a larger healthcare organization. You'll apply varied assessment skills and work closely among professionals who have more in common than simply sharing a shift. They share a gift. Come work side-by-side with coworkers who share a sense of purpose. Here at Armor Correctional Health Services, we do our very best to see patients for what they are - patients. Join us.

Licensed Practical Nurse

Provides general patient care and basic patient education. Performs duties which indirectly support patient care such as scheduling, record keeping, and maintaining supplies inventories.

  • Assists health care providers, registered nurses and allied health professionals with examinations, treatments, special tests and routine procedures.

  • Obtains patient health history, laboratory specimens, vital signs and administers TB skin tests.

  • Reviews patient chart; records and reports observed symptoms, reactions, treatments, and changes in patient's conditions.

  • Schedules and coordinates paperwork for patient transfers to medical facilities or outside health care providers; administers medications; implement health care practitioners orders and documents all patient contacts using the POMR format.

  • Practices safety, environmental and infection control methods.

  • Performs additional duties as assigned.

We offer:
  • Safe, Secure Workplace
  • Health/Dental/Life & Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Paid Vacation, Personal Days (Paid Time Off)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Holidays
If you're ready to do your life's work you belong in corrections.