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LPN


  • The GEO Group
  • 07/15/20
  • Folkston, GA
  • 31537
  • 17.67 / Hourly
  • Full-Time
Summary
- Works under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN) in participating in the implementation and evaluation of the detainees/inmates health care needs Provides comprehensive nursing care while observing and maintaining the requirements of security

Primary Duties and Responsibilities
- Under an RN,s direction, develops nursing care plans on detainees/inmates
- Performs a complete physical assessment and medical history as required on each detainee/inmate entering the correctional system Medical problems are referred to the physician for extended evaluation
- Assists physician with sick call by screening patients and performing minor surgical procedures Treats detainees/inmates with problems within professional capabilities and refers other medical problems to the appropriate physician
- Ensures the implementation of physician,s orders Ensures that prescribed medications are administered as ordered using the formulary Applies knowledge of drugs and therapeutics in dispensing medication
- Makes observation rounds on patients, and records in progress notes Evaluates symptoms, reactions, and progress of patients on periodic basis, charts, and reports problems to management
- Maintains security while dispensing medications and is continually cognizant of the potential hazard of drug hoarding and trafficking among detainees/inmates Maintains non-involvement in the security aspects of care
- Destroys and properly disposes of all needles/syringes
- Prepares regularly scheduled reports and special reports as necessary
- Documents all detainee/inmate contacts Maintains confidentiality of medical records
- Maintains compliance with industry and company policies for accreditation
- Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements
- Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required. Must have a current, unrestricted license to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in the state the facility is located. Maintains a current copy of license on file at the facility at all times.
- Two (2) years of direct work experience preferred.
- Must possess competence in the performance of the following services: crisis intervention, medical emergencies, physical assessment, medical nursing care, and psychiatric nursing care.
- Must have the ability to work without direct, immediate supervision in performing nursing diagnosis, and be able provide appropriate follow through treatment.

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