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FT LPN MONROE CO TN

Responsibilities:

Quality Correctional Healthcare has an opening for a Day shift LPN in Monroe County, TN.

Hours: Three Twelve hour shifts

Company Profile:
At QCHC, a physician-owned company, we have a longstanding commitment to serving our clients, our employees and our patients. Today, we are one of the Southeast's leading correctional healthcare providers, with a comprehensive network that extends from state to state. Our employees provide compassionate, quality care to thousands of inmates through a wide range of services: Chronic Care management, Dental services, Electronic Medical Records (EMR), Mental Health services, Mobile x-ray and ultrasound services, Pharmacy and more. QCHC nurses deliver care to patients utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention, implementation, and evaluation.

Job Summary:

  • Collaborates with physicians and other health care providers to ensure continuity, timeliness and appropriateness of care to inmate patients
  • Coordinates and/or administers medication, treatments, to inmate patients
  • Assists physicians with medical treatments
  • Administers prescribed medication
  • Applies surgical dressings & bandages
  • Provides emergency first aid care
  • Checks & records vital signs
  • Obtains specimens from inmate patients for diagnostic testing
  • Reports reactions to treatments and medications, as well as changes in the inmates' emotional or physical condition
  • Provides inmate patient education and/or discharge planning
  • Records all care information concisely, accurately and completely, in a timely manner, in the appropriate format and on the appropriate forms
  • Promotes a therapeutic environment to ensure inmates are treated in a professional, ethical and tactful manner
  • Performs other position-related duties as assigned, depending on assignment setting
  • Upholds HIPAA regulations
  • Punctual and dependent for assigned/confirmed shifts

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an accredited RN/LPN program
  • Current RN/LPN license, in good standing with the State licensing board
  • Must be highly motivated and a self-starter
  • Must possess strong people skills, be cooperative, and exercise professional demeanor
  • Must have a high level of integrity and honesty
  • Must be able to remain focused on the task while stationed in a busy environment
  • Must be punctual and reliable and a team player
  • Must consent to and successfully pass a criminal background investigation
  • Must be currently BLS certified
  • Must have the ability to remain calm, think clearly and act rapidly in an emergency situation; must be able to bend, stoop, twist and turn, climb up and down stairs.
  • A working knowledge of jail policy and procedures is a plus.

QCHC participates in random drug screenings.

Quality Correctional Health Care
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