Registered Nurse (PP) (23716644)

Location: Louisiana
Duration: Full Time
Job ID: 23716644
Company: The GEO Group, Inc.
Contact: Multiple
Job Posted: 08/11/22

Registered Nurse (PP) - 23716644

$36.10 plus $4.22 (HW) per hour

 

Weekday 7pm to 7am-$36.10 plus $1.50 Shift Differential

 

Weekend-7pm to 7am-$36.10 plus $3.00 Shift Differential

    • Performs a complete physical assessment and medical history as required on each detainee/inmate entering the correctional system. Medical problems are referred to the physician for extended evaluation.

 

    • Assists physician with sick call by screening patients and performing minor surgical procedures. Treats detainees/inmates with problems within professional capabilities and refers other medical problems to the appropriate physician.

 

    • Ensures the implementation of physician's orders. Ensures that prescribed medications are administered as ordered using the formulary. Apply knowledge of drugs and therapeutics in dispensing medication.

 

    • Makes observation rounds on patients, and records in progress notes. Evaluates symptoms, reactions, and progress of patients on periodic basis, charts, and reports problems to management.

 

    • Maintains security while dispensing medications and is continually cognizant of the potential hazard of drug hoarding and trafficking among detainees/inmates. Maintains non-involvement in the security aspects of care.

 

    • Destroys and properly disposes of all needles/syringes.

 

    • Prepares regularly scheduled reports and special reports as necessary.

 

    • Maintains compliance with industry and company policies for accreditation.

 

    • Documents all detainee/inmate contacts. Maintains confidentiality of medical records.

 

    • Coordinates Chronic Disease Clinic scheduling.

 

    • Supervises the work flow of the LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse) staff. Provides input into performance evaluation.

 

  • Performs a variety of marginal duties not listed, to be determined, and assigned as needed.


    • Performs a complete physical assessment and medical history as required on each detainee/inmate entering the correctional system. Medical problems are referred to the physician for extended evaluation.

 

    • Assists physician with sick call by screening patients and performing minor surgical procedures. Treats detainees/inmates with problems within professional capabilities and refers other medical problems to the appropriate physician.

 

    • Ensures the implementation of physician's orders. Ensures that prescribed medications are administered as ordered using the formulary. Apply knowledge of drugs and therapeutics in dispensing medication.

 

    • Makes observation rounds on patients, and records in progress notes. Evaluates symptoms, reactions, and progress of patients on periodic basis, charts, and reports problems to management.

 

    • Maintains security while dispensing medications and is continually cognizant of the potential hazard of drug hoarding and trafficking among detainees/inmates. Maintains non-involvement in the security aspects of care.

 

    • Destroys and properly disposes of all needles/syringes.

 

    • Prepares regularly scheduled reports and special reports as necessary.

 

    • Maintains compliance with industry and company policies for accreditation.

 

    • Documents all detainee/inmate contacts. Maintains confidentiality of medical records.

 

    • Coordinates Chronic Disease Clinic scheduling.

 

    • Supervises the work flow of the LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse) staff. Provides input into performance evaluation.

 

  • Performs a variety of marginal duties not listed, to be determined, and assigned as needed.