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LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse)

Company: The GEO Group
Location: Aurora
Posted on: October 18, 2020

Job Description:

Equal Opportunity Employer. Summary Works under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN) in participating in the implementation and evaluation of the detainees/inmates health care needs. Provides comprehensive nursing care while observing and maintaining the requirements of security. Primary Duties and Responsibilities Under an RNs direction, develops nursing care plans on detainees/inmates. 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. Applies 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. Documents all detainee/inmate contacts. Maintains confidentiality of medical records. Maintains compliance with industry and company policies for accreditation. Performs other duties as assigned. Minimum Requirements Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required. Must have a current, unrestricted license to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in the state the facility is located. Maintains a current copy of license on file at the facility at all times. Two (2) years of direct work experience preferred. Must possess competence in the performance of the following services: crisis intervention, medical emergencies, physical assessment, medical nursing care, and psychiatric nursing care. Must have the ability to work without direct, immediate supervision in performing nursing diagnosis, and be able provide appropriate follow through treatment.

Keywords: The GEO Group, Aurora , LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse), Healthcare , Aurora, Colorado

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