We are looking for dedicated and hard-working FT and PRN Licensed Practical Nurses to work in the medical department at the Lancaster County Prison. In this role, you will provide comprehensive nursing care, perform duties under supervision of an RN and function as the Charge Nurse in the absence of Head Nurse or Assistant Head Nurse.
LPN – Licensed Practical Nurse – Healthcare
The Licensed Practical Nurse will primarily be responsible for providing comprehensive nursing care while ensuring the proper flow of relevant information is disseminated 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 a professional nursing attitude at all times
Using factual data and sound independent judgment in meeting the responsibilities and performing the duties of a staff nurse
Maintaining security of all medical records
Advising Health Services Administrator and charge nurse if these situations arise.
Monitoring and recommend methods to improve operational efficiency and cost containment effectiveness
Ensuring strict compliance to all applicable pharmacy regulations
Monitoring physical safety requirements for inmate/patients and staff to ensure a safe working environment
Notifying Health Services Administrator of safety hazards
Assisting Registered Nurse in coordinating in-service programs, which are aligned with the medical program
Assisting head nurse to coordinate monthly health care staff meetings, as assigned
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 for selected minor 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 participating in the formulation of the plan of nursing care
Record, retrieve and file medical information in the inmate/patient medical record
Accompanies and assists PCM physicians during facility rounds
This position provides a 2 week orientation period where you will be training on-the-job and shadowing with the nursing staff.
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