Are you interested in applying your nursing skills to an underserved population?
Are you interested in working at a facility that provides 24-hour nursing care?
If you answered "yes" to these questions, Department of Corrections, Inmate Health may be for you!
Inmate Health is recruiting for a Full-Time Licensed Practical Nurse position for Hiland Mountain Correctional Center (HMCC) in Eagle River, Alaska.
This full-time, day-shift, week-on/week-off position functions primarily in an ambulatory care setting. HMCC is the primary all female facility for the Department. HMCC Medical provides comprehensive medical care, addressing both chronic and acute health problems.
Under general supervision of a Registered Nurse, the successful candidate will perform the full range of practical nursing duties. This requires knowledge of the principles and practices of nursing and skill in the application of nursing techniques.
Duties include, but are not limited to:
Administering prescribed medications and treatments;
Providing general nursing care to patients;
Participating and assisting in therapeutic activities;
Maintaining patient medical records.
If you feel your background has prepared you for the duties listed above, then we want to hear from you!
The Department of Corrections offers all of its nurses free unlimited access to Continuing Education Credits (CEU) through Nursing Spectrum/CE Direct.
We offer a dynamic team centered and professional working environment with an emphasis on exceptional client service along with the following starting benefit package:
Health insurance, which includes employer contributions toward medical/vision/dental.
Employer paid $2000 Basic Life insurance with additional coverage available.
Optional long and short-term disability plans.
Optional dependent and health care flexible spending accounts.
Retirement programs with a wide variety of investment options.
Vacation leave of 15 hours per month with an accrual rate increase based on time served.
11 paid holidays.
For more information regarding these benefits, please review the following web site:
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For some positions in this job class a background investigation including fingerprinting is required.
A diploma or certificate from an accredited school in practical nursing and eligibility for licensure as a practical nurse with the State of Alaska.
Special Requirements: Physical strength to lift, assist and transfer patients.
Note: For some positions in this job class a background investigation including fingerprinting is required.