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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Company: Staff Today Inc
Location: Limon
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Staff Today Inc. (STI) is currently seeking a Licensed Practical Nurse to work at a Correctional Facility in Limon, Colorado . This is a registry position with Staff Today Inc.

Shifts Available:
Thur, Fri, Sat 5p - 5a (Graveyard shift)
Sun, Mon, Tues 9a - 9p (Swing shift x 2)
Thurs, Fri, Sat 9a - 9p (Swing shift x2)
We also have day shifts (5a-5p) available.
Night Shift Sundays, Mondays, and Tuesdays from 5 p to 5 a
Additional Information:
8 or 12 weeks.

Job Requirements:
Job Responsibilities:
Documents in an accurate and timely manner to provide comprehensive offender medical records
Provides standardized patient education within established nursing guidelines
Transcribes medical orders and reports at change of shifts
Provides physical care and treatments, administers medications, collaborates on treatment plans, employs infection control measures, provides referral to appropriate Clinical Services staff for new arrivals, crisis intervention, interviews and triages offenders, and performs instruction and orientation
Assists physicians, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners with minor medical and surgical procedures
Ensures ordering and restocking of medications and supplies
May occasionally be required to participate in restraining an offender primarily for medical reasons
Delivering PO, IM, IV, SQ, SL medications to offenders in medication lines, infirmaries, specialized cell houses, and PRN
Observes and reports the physical and emotional condition of offenders including the effectiveness of medications and treatments during sick line emergencies
Promotes and is accountable for safety and security of the clinical environment through conscientious observations and sensitive item/contraband control including counting syringes, needles, narcotics, instruments, and key control
Operates a variety of clinical equipment dictated by the type of equipment available in the assigned work unit
Knowledgeable about all Life Safety policies and procedures applicable to the assigned work unit
Informs supervisor of any violations of security or safety through the report writing process
Attends training programs as assigned, including 2-day self-defense to ensure self protection skills
Minimum Qualifications:
At least one year (12 months) of experience as a Licensed Practical Nurse
A valid and current license issued by the state of - Colorado
A valid and current CPR card (American Heart Association)
If interested in this position, Staff Today accepts applications via email, fax, and mail. You may also apply directly through this job post. If you have any questions, please contact - Destinee - at our offices at - 800-928-5561.

Keywords: Staff Today Inc, Colorado Springs , Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Healthcare , Limon, Colorado

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