Apply NOW for upcoming Registered Nurse (RN) positions at an adult corrections facility in Tabor City, NC.Contact our Talent Acquisition Specialists for further details. (877.797.6427)
18-week renewable assignments
40 hours per week
Monday through Friday
Weekend work available
Must attend HERO training
Description of Work
Apply appropriate nursing skills in the area and treatment of patients
Attend sick call with the physician to see patients
Prepare a list of patients to be examined
Prepare examining room and equipment
Examine and assess new patients with illnesses or injuries or patients who become ill or injured
Refer patients to the emergency room or other appropriate healthcare facilities as required by their condition
Perform emergency procedures as needed and notify Licensed Independent Provider for treatment orders
Provide guidance, supervise, and monitor nursing care provided by licensed vocational/practical nursing staff and non-licensed medical staff
Verify any medication that patients have with them upon entering the facility, assessing its validity and necessity (i.e., contacting a prescribing healthcare provider and/or pharmacist). Address and resolve issues with prescribed medications.
Manage clinics for primary care and psychiatric care, when applicable to include scheduling clinic times, provider order transcription, medication order processing, managing clinic flow, creating a schedule for appointments, and communicating with facility staff.
Process medication inventory and deliveries from contractual pharmacy vendor to include reconciliation with provider orders and inventory delivered specifically to each juvenile prescribed medication.
Prepare and administer medication as prescribed by a practitioner who is licensed in NC to administer or prescribed drugs in the course of his/her professional practice and monitor/audit UAP who are trained to administer medication.
Administer and/or delegate administration of non-prescribed medications per provider orders.
Be available for telephone consultation and emergency consultation at other times as determined by the nurse supervisor, facility director, or Health Services Manager.
Keep required records related to the health of the patients, documenting all services, treatments, and mediations rendered or coordinated.
Provide counseling for medical illnesses, treatments, preventive care, hygiene, HIV, and STDs for patients.
RNs shall be required to record time of arrival, departure, and lunches in their designated area.
Other duties as assigned.
Active/Clear Licensure by the NC State Board of Nursing
Minimum 1-year experience
Clinical/corrections experience preferred
Competence in assessment skills, managing clinic flow, reviewing and teaching about medications, assessing and responding to emergencies or emergent health issues both on-site and as phone triage
Direct care experience within the previous year
Active/Clear BLS (American Heart Association)
Current TB and Hepatitis declaration
Experience working with electronic medical records, email, and computer literate
Successful completion of competency testing, drug screen, background check, and other agency screening/application requirements
Successful completion of other client screening/application requirements