Position:  LPN/PRN (1315-39)
Location:  Cincinnati, OH
Job Id:  1315-39
# of Openings:  1

PRN LPN (1315-39)
 
Deadline to Apply: 
Until Filled
 
Work Location:
River City Correctional
3220 Colerain Ave
Cincinnati, Ohio 45225
 
Work Hours: 
Part Time -up to 60  hours bi-weekly, hours and shifts to vary as needed
 
Starting Salary: 
$19.72  per hour ( $20.76 after probationary period has passed)
 
Requirements (Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification):
  • Graduate of an accredited program for practical or vocational nursing.
  • Minimum of 3 years clinical experience as a LPN if experience includes addictions, mental health and/or correctional setting.
  • Minimum of 5 years clinical experience as a LPN if no experience in addictions, mental health and/or correctional nursing.
Job Duties (Summary):
  • Utilize knowledge and expertise to ensure that nursing processes and systems are followed appropriately according to policies and procedures, accreditation standards and scope of nursing practice.
  • Able to demonstrate critical thinking skills to independently and confidently provide nursing care as needed to patients within the correctional setting.
  • Perform all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Communicate effectively with patients, peers and employees at all levels within the organization.
  • Collect and document data related to patients’ initial intake information, vital signs, treatments and other pertinent information within the scope of nursing practice.
  • Observe, record and report changes in patients’ conditions to Nursing Supervisor and/or Medical Director within a timely manner.
  • Ability to respond, assist and/or take action in all healthcare related emergency situations.
  • Administer and document medication under physician’s order and follows the five (5) medication rights and reduces the potential for medical error.
  • Assist the Medical Director, Certified Nurse Practitioner, Psychologist and Nursing Supervisor with examinations of patients.
  • Perform select clinical tests including, but not limited to; urinalysis, urine culture and sensitivity, pregnancy tests, blood glucose monitoring, influenza and strep test.
  • Ability to perform clerical duties as needed to maintain a safe, clean organized medical office.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality with respect to information maintained in medical records.
 

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