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Company: Rolling Plains Correctional Facility
Location: Haskell
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

_*Licensed Vocational Nurse-Licensed Practical Nurse*_*Department: *_*Medical*_*Reports to: *_*Health Services Administrator*_*Facility/Company:**Effective Date: *_*2/22/2022*__*Job Summary:*_The LVN/LPNs are licensed to provide practical or vocational nursing care to patients in hospitals, nursing homes, clinics, health units, homes, and community health organizations. They typically work under the supervision of a registered nurse or physician, and may supervise unlicensed nursing assistants._*Essential Duties and Responsibilities:*_* Assists in sick call screening and physical examinations under the supervision of physicians and based upon the physician's orders and protocols. Records health care complaints and takes patient histories. Takes and records necessary vital signs for patients. Collects samples for laboratory examinations and issues routine medications. Records treatment provided according to physician's orders and protocol.* Assists physicians in providing emergency health services in life threatening medical emergencies, including suicide prevention.* Participates in the screening and primary management of providing health services to offender patients in confinement based upon physician's orders and using physician's protocols.* Maintains examination rooms and checks operational status of health services equipment and supplies to ensure secure, ready to use status.* Participates in continuing education and in-service training to maintain paraprofessional capability and proficiency.* Maintains health services records and prepares designated reports as required.* Conducts initial and ongoing medical examinations and assessments, documents results of assessments.* Gives injections, takes blood pressure and temperatures.* Prepares, administers and records medications.* Collects urine, draws blood and administers oxygen.* Cares for minor wounds (sterile techniques).* Performs other duties as required_*Required Knowledge Skills/Abilities:*_* Excellent verbal and written communication skills.* Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.* Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.* Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.* Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment.* Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software._*Education and Experience:*_* Experience in providing health support services in a hospital, clinic, or infirmaries is highly desirable* Graduation from an accredited school of nursing* Must have two (2) years of Licensed Vocational Nursing experience* Experience working in an institutional or residential setting is preferred.* Must possess a license to practice as a professional nurse._*Physical Requirements:*_The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to satisfactorily perform these essential functions without causing an undue hardship for the employer.* Continuous sitting.* Continuous periods of walking and standing.* Occasional climbing stairs.* Remaining awake and alert while on duty.* Lifting and carrying.* Frequently working on computer/tablets throughout the shift.* Frequent grasping, reaching, pushing, pulling, bending, twisting.*#CLN*Job Type: Full-timePay: $27.50 per hourBenefits:* 401(k)* Dental insurance* Health insurance* Paid time off* Vision insurancePhysical setting:* CorrectionsEducation:* High school or equivalent (Preferred)Experience:* LVN or LPN: 2 years (Preferred)License/Certification:* LVN or LPN LIcense (Required)Work Location: In person

Keywords: Rolling Plains Correctional Facility, Abilene , LVN-LPN, Healthcare , Haskell, Texas

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