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Licensed Practical Nurse - PT

Licensed Practical Nurse - PT

Job Description

TOUGH LOVE

If you care about your patients, give them only what they need, and can tell it like it is then our Licensed Practical Nurse position is for you.  At Advanced Correctional Healthcare you will work with 635 team members to take care of over 30,000 patients! The job’s in jail – so we’re looking for someone special.  You will need great skills.  We like happy people. If this has you written all over it, apply at:

http://www.advancedch.com/

 

LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE -   PT
  • Butler County Detention Center
  • Located in El Dorado, KS 
  • Part Time 
  • Competitive Pay
  • Professional Training for the Correctional Environment
  • On call 24/7 support
  • Rewarding and not repetitive
 
    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • The Licensed Practical Nurse must comply with all current and future state, federal, and local laws and regulations.
  • The nurse must be able to comply with court orders, medical department rules and the policies and procedures of Advanced Correctional Healthcare.
  • Assess, plan, and deliver nursing care to detained and committed.
  • Supervise other nursing and nursing paraprofessional personnel in patient care.
  • Coordinate multiple medical services for diagnosis and treatment as directed by the physician.
  • Maintain aseptic techniques and infection control precautions as required.
  • Assist physician in minor medical or surgical procedures.
  • Assist in screening of apparent emergencies for necessity and priority to be seen by the physician and conduct daily sick call screening.
  • Check and change surgical dressings as required.
  • Maintain working knowledge of pharmacology, including drug reaction/overdose.
  • Maintain working knowledge of therapeutic diets and nutrition.
  • Maintain working knowledge of social and behavioral sciences, particularly as applied to the correctional institutional setting.
  • Be capable of giving CPR instructions and ability to take charge in a CPR emergency.
  • Maintain the Problem Oriented Medical Record.
  • Administer medications including IM injections upon physician’s orders.
  • Recommend improved procedures, equipment, and supplies to Supervisor.
  • Participate in periodic quality of care and chart review.
  • Notify supervisor and complete written report for any medical or security incidents.
  • Present/participate in in-service education sessions.
  • Maintain professional attitude at all times.
  • Any and all other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Strong assessment skills
  • Ability to work well independently
  • Clear and active Kansas LPN License
  • CPR certification
  • IV certification a plus
  • Correctional experience a plus
  • Must be able to pass background check

 


 
Advanced Correctional Healthcare
http://www.advancedch.com/
Equal Opportunity Employer

 


 

LPN, Licensed Practical Nurse, Part Time, PT

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Part-Time
Job Type Health Care, Nurse, Professional Services
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others No
Industry Healthcare - Health Services, Managed Care
Required Travel Negligible
Job ID BUTLER-KS- LPN/PT
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