Licensed Practical Nurse, Corrections
Licensed Practical Nurse, Corrections
Corr Health Services
Join our team of dedicated LPNS at Corrections and receive a $2500 Sign On Bonus*!
The Orange County Corrections Department (OCCD) has become one of the largest county detention facilities in the nation. Situated on a 76-acre secure compound in Orlando, Florida, OCCD has the capacity to detain up to 4,100 inmates on any given day. Strong working relationships between the 1,700 certified and civilian staff are valued at OCCD, as is the rich history and proud tradition passed down through the many generations of employees.
Orange County Corrections is seeking highly skilled individuals to fill the position of Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). 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 the patients’ medical needs.
Correctional LPNs have special skill sets that allows them to potentially make a significant difference in the lives of their patients by treating them objectivity and with respect, while providing ethical, safe, and compassionate care.
$2500 Sign On Bonus* - terms and conditions apply. Initial payment is $1250 at time of hire and $1250 paid out after successful completion of probationary period. (Probationary period is normally six months)
• 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: Days or Nights: 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
Orange County has a competitive benefits package with the option of a traditional Pension Plan or Investment Plan. Please visit the "Employees" page of Orange County's website, www.orangecountyfl.net for more details on Benefits offered by Orange County, including retirement plans.
Applicants are responsible for filling out the application in its entirety including detailed job duties for each prior employment in the work history. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of detailed work history on the application. Incomplete applications will be disqualified.
** All offers of employment are contingent on successfully passing Orange County’s Corrections Level II background and pre-employment process, which includes a physical, drug test, references, criminal background - to include driving record , fingerprints and polygraph test All steps must meet Hiring Standards before employment can begin*
Open until filed.
Subject to close without notice
$20.27 - $31.91, based on experience and Orange County Policy
The work location is inside the Orange County Correctional Facility located in Orlando, Florida
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.
COVID Vaccination Requirements
All newly hired Orange County Government employees are required to become vaccinated against COVID-19 (within 6 weeks of their start date), unless otherwise exempt due to medical or religious reasons. New hires will be required to submit a vaccination Certification Form via a secure link on their first day of work. No documentation regarding vaccination status will be required prior to the start date.
TO APPLY: Be sure to reference CFEC job posting/job fair, when applying. Visit us online: www.bestjail.com Complete interest Form - Notify us of your interest in applying by completing this form https://netapps.ocfl.net/occdrif/ Email a recruiter directly: Orange County Corrections Department 2450 West 33rd Street Orlando, Florida 32839. 407-836-3519 ask for Assistant Chief of Corrections.
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