Registered Nurse, Corrections

  • 200502
  • Tabor City, NC
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)

Job Summary

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)

Specifics

  • 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.

Requirements

  • 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

Benefits

  • Excellent pay
  • Weekly payroll
  • Direct deposit
  • Employee benefits: 401-K, Vacation, Healthcare, Dental
  • Referral Program
  • Ask your Talent Acquisition Specialist for additional benefits and further details