Registered Nurse- Crawfordville, US
Are your skills on lockdown?
Unlock your potential behind bars.
Working in correctional healthcare is not a career. It's a calling. It's an opportunity to better your skills in a safe yet demanding environment. In here, your expertise is not confined to a small medical unit like the setup in a larger healthcare organization. You'll apply varied assessment skills and work closely among professionals who have more in common than simply sharing a shift. They share a gift. Come work side-by-side with coworkers who share a sense of purpose. Here at Armor Correctional Health Services, we do our very best to see patients for what they are - patients. Join us.
PRN (16 hrs per week and as needed)
Correctional experience preferred.
Assess physical, psychological and social dimensions of patients; obtain health history.
Provide a written assessment of patients upon admission, during confinement, and upon discharge.
Document and communicate triage decision to appropriate health care provider.
Develop individual nursing care plan using nursing assessment protocols in consultation with health care providers.
According to physician orders implement medical care plans to include diagnostic tests, EKGs, etc.
Administer medications using proper techniques, procedures and approved routes of administration; nutrition and therapeutic diet plans.
Assist physician in medical or minor surgical procedures as necessary.
Provide and monitor direct patient care.
Document nursing encounters utilizing the Problem Oriented Medical Records (POMR) form of charting.
Maintain accountability of all controlled substances and prescription medications according to federal and state laws, and organizational regulations.
Coordinate with medial, dental, mental and ancillary personnel as required to ensure continuity of care.
Follow established policies, procedures, continuous quality improvement and safety, environmental and infection control standards.
Performs additional duties as assigned.
- Safe, Secure Workplace
- Health/Dental/Life & Short Term Disability Insurance
- Paid Vacation, Personal Days (Paid Time Off)
- Employee Assistance Program
- Paid Holidays
If you're ready to do your life's work you belong in corrections.