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Licensed Practical Nurse - LPN - Harrisburg

Company: PrimeCare Medical, Inc
Location: Harrisburg
Posted on: November 11, 2018

Job Description:

We are looking for dedicated and hard-working Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) to work in the medical department at the Dauphin County Prison in Harrisburg, PA.

FT 2nd shift - $5,000 Sign on bonus

FT 3rd shift - $7,500 Sign on bonus

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. Correctional healthcare is similar to working in an emergency room or a clinic. Each day is both challenging and rewarding. 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.

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

    • Licensed in the state the facility is located

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

    • Ability to communicate effectively & function under supervision

    • Demonstrate clinical competency

    • Experience in correctional health care, a plus

      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!

      Keywords: PrimeCare Medical, Inc, Harrisburg , Licensed Practical Nurse - LPN - Harrisburg, Healthcare , Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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