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Wellpath Licensed Practical Nurse Infectious Disease, LPN in Waycross, Georgia

Compensation Range

$25 - $32 / hour

You Matter

• Make a difference every day in the lives of the underserved

• Join a mission driven organization with a people first culture

• Excellent career growth opportunities

Join us and find a career that supports:

• Caring for overlooked, underserved, and vulnerable patients

• Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging

• Autonomy in a warm team environment

• Growth and training

Perks and Benefits

In addition to comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, and 401k, we foster a work, life balance for team members and their family to support physical, mental, and financial wellbeing including:

• DailyPay, receive your money as you earn it!

• Tuition Assistance and dependent Scholarships

• Employee Assistance Program (EAP) including free counseling and health coaching

• Company paid life insurance

• Tax free Health Spending Accounts (HSA)

• Wellness program featuring fitness memberships and product discounts

• Preferred banking partnership and discounted rates for home and auto loans

*Eligibility for perks and benefits varies based on employee type and length of service.

Why Us

Now is your moment to make a difference in the lives of the underserved.

If there is one unifying characteristic of everyone on our team, it is the deep desire to make a difference by helping society's most vulnerable and often overlooked individuals. Every day we have the distinct honor and responsibility to show up with non-judgmental compassion to provide hope and healing to those who need it most. For those whose calling it is to serve others, now is your moment to join our mission to provide quality care to every patient with compassion, collaboration, and innovation, to live our mantra to “Always Do The Right Thing!”, and to collectively do our part to heal the world, one patient at a time.

How you make a difference

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) for Infectious Diseaseis responsible fordeveloping and managing an infectious disease control program aimed at preventing,identifying, and controlling infectious diseases. This position requiresexpertisein infection control protocols, including knowledge of infectious diseases, their transmission, andappropriate controlmeasures. The LPN works closely with healthcare professionals and staff tomonitorand track infections,identifyoutbreaks, and implementappropriate interventionsto prevent the spread of infectious diseases.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement effective systems foridentifying, preventing, and controlling communicable diseases, whilemonitoringcompliance with relevant regulations and guidelines.

  • Conduct regular monitoring of the incidence of infectious diseases among inmates, includingprovidingreferrals for community follow-up and coordination of care after release.

  • Promote a safe and healthy environment for medical staff, including conducting monthly safety and sanitation inspections of the facility.

  • Develop and conduct infection control education and training programs for inmates and staff, while promoting the development of positive social skills.

  • Maintain accountability for inmates andproperty andadhere to safety practices.

Qualifications & Requirements


  • Graduation from a nursing program approved by the State Board of Nurse Examiners. One year of specialized training/continued education courses in infection control preferred.


  • One year of experience in infection control preferred.


  • Licensing as a Vocational Nursevalidin the state. Must hold current CPR certification.

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer

We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

We encourage you to apply! If you are excited about a role but your experience doesn’t seem to align perfectly with every element of the job description, we encourage you to apply. You may be just the right candidate for this, or one of our many other roles.

Deadline to apply to this position is contingent upon applicant volume. Those positions located in Colorado will have a specific deadline posted in the job description.

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Requisition 24-160497

Location GA, Waycross

Facility GA DOC Ware SP

Type Full-Time

Shift Day 8 hour

Recruiter : Full Name: First Last Allison Reavis

Recruiter : Email AlReavis@Wellpath.us