LPN Correctional Facility

District of Columbia, DC

Posted: 09/29/2023 Employment Type: Licensed Practical Nurse Industry: Healthcare Job Number: SWB56 Pay Rate: $40.00 per hour

Job Description

please send resume to sbenson@nri-staffing.com

Job Description: Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) – Department of Corrections, Washington DC

Position Overview: We are seeking an experienced Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to join our team at the Department of Corrections in Washington DC. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years of nursing experience and a strong commitment to providing high-quality healthcare services within a correctional facility setting. This is a long-term contract position with competitive compensation, sick leave, holiday pay, and opportunities for professional growth.


  • Provide direct nursing care to inmates within the correctional facility.
  • Administer medications and treatments as prescribed by healthcare providers.
  • Monitor and assess the health status of inmates, identifying any changes or concerns.
  • Collaborate with the medical team, including physicians and registered nurses, to ensure comprehensive care.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date medical records and documentation.
  • Respond promptly to medical emergencies and provide appropriate interventions.
  • Educate inmates about healthcare procedures, medications, and disease prevention.
  • Promote a safe and clean environment for both staff and inmates.
  • Adhere to all established protocols, regulations, and ethical standards.
  • Maintain confidentiality of medical information and inmate records.


  • Valid LPN license in the state of Washington DC.
  • Minimum of 2 years of nursing experience, preferably in a correctional or similar healthcare setting.
  • Strong clinical assessment skills and the ability to make quick and accurate decisions.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, particularly when working with a diverse inmate population.
  • Proficient in electronic health records (EHR) systems and basic computer skills.
  • Ability to remain composed and professional in high-stress situations.
  • Knowledge of medical and healthcare regulations within correctional facilities is a plus.

Work Schedule and Compensation:

  • Three shifts available: Monday through Friday
    • 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    • 3:00 PM to 11:00 PM
    • 11:00 PM to 7:00 AM
  • All nurses are required to be available to work at least one weekend shift per month.
  • Hourly rate: $40.00 per hour.
  • Long-term contract with benefits including sick leave and holiday pay.


Application Process: Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their updated resume and a cover letter detailing their nursing experience and motivation for applying to this position. Qualified candidates will be contacted for further interviews.


Have a wonderful week look forward to hearing from you.

Sonia Benson

sbenson@nri-staffing.com ( please send resume to email address )

Additional Information

NRI is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Meet Your Recruiter

Sonia Benson
General Manager

I have had the pleasure of working with NRI for over 25 years . In those years I have managed several teams from Administrative, Accounting and Finance and Health care. In the last year and half my mine focus has been in Health care, due to the very large demand in this field.


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