Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Troy, PA (LPN/LVN #)

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Healthcare - Nursing



Family Practice/Primary Care opening in Troy, Pennsylvania.

We are looking for dedicated and hard-working Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) to work in the medical department at the Bradford County Correctional Facility located in Troy, PA. In this role, you will provide comprehensive nursing care and perform duties under supervision of an RN.

Job Responsibilities:

The Licensed Practical Nurse will primarily be responsible for providing comprehensive nursing care while ensuring the proper flow of relevant information is communicated to appropriate personnel. In addition, the Licensed Practical Nurse will also maintain, update and work with electronic medical records and ensure that they are secure. Other responsibilities will include:

  • Maintaining accurate records of all controlled substances, narcotics and sharps in accordance with applicable state and federal laws

  • Conducting sick call for inmate/patients and provide treatment illnesses and injuries, defined by written protocol and approved by PCM Medical Director

  • Observing, reporting, and documenting symptoms, reactions and progress of inmates/patients and participate in the formulation of the plan of care

  • Record, retrieve and file medical information in the inmate/patient medical record

This position provides a 2 week orientation period where you will be training on-the-job and shadowing with the nursing staff.

Benefits:

PrimeCare believes in offering a competitive compensation and benefits package to their employees. Standard benefits for full-time employees include Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability options, Generous PTO, 401k with match, and a flexible spending account.

Job Requirements:

The Licensed Practical Nurse is a fast paced position, requires the ability to multi-task and must possess sound patient assessment skills. In addition, the Licensed Practical Nurse must be licensed to practice nursing in the state in which the facility is located.

Other requirements for the Licensed Practical Nurse include:

  • Currently licensed as a Practical Nurse in the state of Pennsylvania

  • Ability to communicate effectively

  • Demonstrate clinical competency


Company Overview:

Correctional nursing provides a challenging and exciting world of opportunities for nurses today. In correctional healthcare, nurses are provided the opportunity to apply their hands-on assessment and clinical nursing skills on a day-to-day basis.
Correctional healthcare is similar to working in an emergency room or a clinic. Each day is both challenging and rewarding in Correctional Healthcare. Nurses are involved in healthcare emergencies, physical health assessments, initial screenings, medication distribution, nurse sick call, and chronic care clinics. Nurses will also provide assistance to physicians, psychiatrists and dentists.
PrimeCare Medical is dedicated to its employees. PrimeCare Medical will provide the knowledge and training to administer premier healthcare in the correctional environment.

Now is the time to join the exciting and challenging world of correctional healthcare!



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