Registered Nurse
Niagara County Jail - Lockport, NY

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Unlock your potential behind bars.

Working in correctional healthcare is not a career. It's a calling. It's an opportunity to better your skills in a safe yet demanding environment. In here, your expertise is not confined to a small medical unit like the setup in a larger healthcare organization. You'll apply varied assessment skills and work closely among professionals who have more in common than simply sharing a shift. They share a gift. Come work side-by-side with coworkers who share a sense of purpose. Here at Armor Correctional Health Services, we do our very best to see patients for what they are - patients. Join us.

We're Looking for PRN Registered Nurses! Join Team Armor!!

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Assess physical, psychological and social dimensions of patients; obtain health history.

  • Provide a written assessment of patients upon admission, during confinement, and upon discharge.

  • Document and communicate triage decision to appropriate health care provider.

  • Develop individual nursing care plan using nursing assessment protocols in consultation with health care providers.

  • According to physician orders implement medical care plans to include diagnostic tests, EKGs, etc.

  • Administer medications using proper techniques, procedures and approved routes of administration; nutrition and therapeutic diet plans.

  • Assist physician in medical or minor surgical procedures as necessary.

  • Provide and monitor direct patient care.

  • Document nursing encounters utilizing the Problem Oriented Medical Records (POMR) form of charting.

  • Maintain accountability of all controlled substances and prescription medications according to federal and state laws, and organizational regulations.

  • Coordinate with medial, dental, mental and ancillary personnel as required to ensure continuity of care.

  • Follow established policies, procedures, continuous quality improvement and safety, environmental and infection control standards.

  • Performs additional duties as assigned.

We offer:
  • Safe, Secure Workplace
  • Health/Dental/Life & Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Paid Vacation, Personal Days (Paid Time Off)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Holidays
If you're ready to do your life's work you belong in corrections.

Armor Correctional Health Services - 9 months ago - save job - block
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