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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Corrections

Company: FSR (Federal Staffing Resources)
Location: Morganton
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Corrections job in Tillery, North Carolina.

  • Provide a broad range of services to the center including screening, assessment, medication delivery, treatment plans and patient education.
  • Participate in assessing patient's mental and physical health, and documenting and reporting the results of the nursing assessment to the registered nurse or physician, or physician extender as appropriate.
  • Participate in the implementation of the healthcare plan, reinforcing teaching or counseling by a licensed physician or registered nurse, as well as documenting and reporting the nursing care rendered and the patient's response to care.
  • Participate in inmate sick call as directed, using approved DPS Nursing Protocols, under the supervision of a registered nurse. Assist the unit physician or physician extender with sick call.
  • Conduct segregation checks under the supervision of a registered nurse a minimum of three times per week or more as directed by the facility's standard operating procedure.
  • Prepare medical records for transferring, including following the policies and procedures for medication transfer in the Department.
  • Comply with all applicable regulations regarding administering and procuring pharmaceuticals, recording the administration of medications and treatments in the manner approved by DPS, as well as administering prescription medications as delegated by the immediate nurse supervisor.
  • Ensure that all treatments and medications are fully documented in the patient's health record.
  • Ensure proper organization and maintenance of health records in accordance with the facility policies and the Health Care Policy and Procedure Manual.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the supervising nurse.
  • Be accountable to the Director of Nursing or Designee.
  • Agree to cooperate and participate in review and service programs of the Department including utilization management, quality assurance, credentialing, sanctioning, external audits, administrative procedures, and grievance procedures.
  • LPNs are subject to call back 24 hours each day. If called in an emergency situation the LPN agrees to return to the prison unit and render professional services as needed.
  • Requisition and maintain an adequate inventory of drug and medical supply items and maintaining stock and supplies in a neat, secure, and orderly manner.
  • Maintaining statistics and submit appropriate reports monthly to the facility superintendent and appropriate nurse supervisor.
  • Provide treatment and services that are medically necessary, consistent with symptoms and diagnosis of treatment, appropriate with regards to standards of medical practice, not solely for convenience or Inmate request. Services provided are to result in restoration or improvement in function and not considered as investigational.Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Corrections job qualifications:
    • 1 year clinical experience
    • LPN Licensure: current, active, unrestricted in North Carolina
    • Graduate of a North Carolina state approved nursing program
    • Pass NCLEX PN exam
    • BLS
    • Ability to pass facility requirements#BHCCome join our team of healthcare professionals! www.FSRpeople.comFSR provides healthcare professionals to government facilities supporting active duty military service members, retirees, and their families. FSR began as a women-owned, minority-owned, small business in Maryland and has grown to an award-winning organization serving the federal government nationwide and around the globe. We invite you to join our team! Federal Staffing Resources dba FSR is an Equal Opportunity Employer: disability/veteran/military spouseThis contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

Keywords: FSR (Federal Staffing Resources), Gastonia , Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Corrections, Healthcare , Morganton, North Carolina

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