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Licensed Practical Nurse - LPN

Job Description

We have an exciting opening in our medical department at the Crawford County Correctional Facility in Saegertown, PA


Shift: FT (2nd shift) or Part-time


Correctional nursing provides a challenging and exciting world of opportunities for nurses today. In correctional healthcare, nurses are provided the opportunity to apply their hands-on assessment and clinical nursing skills on a day-to-day basis.


Responsibilities:


The Licensed Practical Nurse will primarily be responsible for providing comprehensive nursing care. Other responsibilities include:



  • Maintaining security of all medical records

  • Ensuring strict compliance to all applicable pharmacy regulations

  • Maintaining accurate records of all controlled substances, narcotics and sharps in accordance with applicable state and federal laws

  • Conducting sick call for inmate / patients and provide treatment for selected minor illnesses and injuries.

  • Observing, reporting, and documenting symptoms, reactions and progress of patients and participating in the formulation of the plan of nursing care

  • Record, retrieve and file medical information in the inmate/patient medical record

  • Accompanies and assists PCM physicians during facility rounds.


Requirements:



  • Graduate of an accredited School of Practical Nursing

  • Ability to communicate effectively

  • Ability to function under supervision

  • Demonstrate clinical competency

  • Ability to multi-task and has a good grasp of patient assessment skills.

  • Licensed Practical Nurse must be licensed in state facility is located.

  • Experience in correctional health care, a plus


Correctional healthcare is similar to working in an emergency room or a clinic. Each day is both challenging and rewarding in Correctional Healthcare. Nurses are involved in healthcare emergencies, physical health assessments, initial screenings, medication distribution, nurse sick call, and chronic care clinics.Nurses will also provide assistance to physicians, psychiatrists and dentists.


PrimeCare Medical is dedicated to its employees. PrimeCare Medical will provide the knowledge and training to administer premier healthcare in the correctional environment.


Now is the time to join the exciting and challenging world of correctional healthcare!


 


 



Company Description
PrimeCare Medical, provides comprehensive healthcare services to county jails, prisons and juvenile detention centers throughout the Northeastern United States. PrimeCare Medical specializes in correctional healthcare management through the significant contributions and strong moral values of our employees.



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