License Practical Nurse Full-Time Night Shift - St. Clair

License Practical Nurse Full-Time Night Shift - St. Clair

Quality Correctional Health Care | Ashville, AL, 35953, US

Posted 24 days ago

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With the anticipated opening of the New St. Clair County Jail in Pell City early next year. To ensure a smooth transition from Ashville to Pell City. We are currently hiring FT, & PT, LPNs for both day & night shifts at our Ashville location.

Basic Function and Scope of Responsibilities: Under the supervision of the Site Administrator/Coordinator the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) provides nursing services to patients within a correctional environment. The LPN delivers nursing care as directed by the Physician within the scope of the State Board of Nursing Practice for the LPN.

Pay Rate: $23 - $24/hour

Shift differential $2/hr night shift only

Covid Vaccination not mandatory

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Take and document vital signs

Assist with all activities of daily living as required of an inmate in a medical clinic bed including turning & repositioning if infirmary beds provided at the site.

Assess and report changes in patient's condition.

Obtain patient history

Assist with examinations and/or treatments and document correctly.

Implement triage/sick-call procedures designed for the facility

Administer medications in accordance with nursing standards and correctional regulations

Accurately document all patient information, nursing assessments and interventions

Read and comply with new standards, correctional regulations and /or QCHC directives

Actively participate in the inmate health education program

Complete all assignments within the prescribed time frame

Maintain a clean and orderly environment in the workplace including patient rooms

Maintain patient confidentiality

Demonstrate the ability to perform all required technical skills appropriately and safely

Demonstrate understanding of the health care mission of the unit and the place of his/her assignment in the completion of the mission

Provide assistance to co-workers as needed to assure that the shared mission of the unit is optimally fulfilled

Assist in orientation of new staff members as requested

Actively participate in continuous quality improvement activities

Attend ALL mandatory meetings and 80% of non-mandatory meetings a year

Utilize appropriate/effective verbal and written communication

Comply with QCHC attendance policy as identified in the Employee Handbook

Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.