CBH Medical is directly hiring Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) to work at the Warren County Correctional Facility.
- The open Licensed Practical Nurse positions are for Full-Time, Part-Time, and Per Diem.
- Full time positions offer full medical, dental, vision and life insurance benefits as well as 401K!
- We offer competitive wages for a Licensed Practical Nurse!
- We also offer paid time off and holiday pay!
- Correctional environments are less strenuous than typical day-to-day nursing requirements.
- Nurse will provide direct patient care.
- Nurse will assist patients with ADLs as needed.
- Nurse will accurately collect data pertinent to health of inmate including lab specimens, etc.
- Nurse will administer PPD prior to inmate receiving a complete physical examination by the facility s qualified health professional.
- Nurse will support patient sick call within the limits of licensure. Record history, vital signs and gathers other appropriate data for utilization during physician s sick call. Treat inmates with problems according to established policies and procedures and refer other medical problems to the appropriate clinician.
- Nurse will assist clinician with sick call or minor surgical procedures.
- Nurse will ensure physician/nursing orders are implemented. Use problem-oriented medical records system to chart using SOAP format.
- Nurse will assist with rounds in the infirmary (where appropriate), a minimum of once per shift and record nurse s notes on all inmates. Identify symptoms, reactions and progress of patients on a periodic basis; chart and report problems to supervisor.
- Nurse will administer medications, including injections.
- Maintain accountability, destroy and properly dispose of all needles and syringes.
- Be knowledgeable of infection control guidelines and use good universal technique.
- Implement procedures for patient transfers to medical facilities, outside health providers, or transfer within the correctional system.
- Prepare regularly scheduled reports and special reports as necessary.
- Participate in in-service education, obtaining at least 12 hours annually.
- Graduate from a national or state approved school of vocational nursing.
- Currently licensed to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in New York State.
- Demonstrate the knowledge and ability to apply principles of nursing care.
- Recognition of signs and symptoms of mental illness, retardation, emotional disturbance or chemical dependency.
- Demonstrate the ability to draw blood and administer PPD tests.
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