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Registered Nurse-PRN New

Anoka, MN

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Advanced Correctional Healthcare

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Position Description

Job Details

Job Location:    Anoka County Jail - MN - Anoka, MN Position Type:    PRN Education Level:    Not Specified Salary Range:    $40.00 - $50.00 Hourly Travel Percentage:    Negligible Job Shift:    Any Job Category:    Nursing/Nursing Support

Description

SUMMARY:

Our associates deliver a higher standard of business services to support medical care and behavioral health care. We maintain professionalism, integrity, and commitment as we solve problems and make lives easier.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

  • Timely and accurately assess, plan, and deliver nursing care to patients 

  • Contact practitioner to obtain orders 

  • Administer prescribed medication, treatments and other tasks as ordered by the practitioner 

  • Provide emergency first aid care, when appropriate 

  • Check and record vital signs, peak flows, blood glucose checks, weight, and other diagnostic tests on-site, when appropriate 

  • Triage officer intake screenings for necessity and priority at sick call 

  • Collect and record data for statistical reporting on the CQI 

  • Record information in chronic clinic and outcome study documents as indicated 

  • Report reactions to treatments and medications, as well as changes in the patients’ emotional or physical condition 

  • Provide patient education on topics such as correctional facility’s policies and discharge planning 

  • Record care information concisely, accurately, and completely, in a timely manner, in the appropriate format and on the appropriate forms 

  • Collaborate and coordinate multiple medical services for diagnosis and treatment, as directed by the practitioner 

  • Maintain aseptic techniques and infection control precautions as required 

  • Maintain and demonstrate working knowledge of pharmacology, including drug reaction/overdose 

  • Maintain and demonstrate working knowledge of therapeutic diets and nutrition 

  • Maintain and demonstrate working knowledge of social and behavioral sciences, particularly as applied to the correctional institutional setting 

  • Recommend improved procedures, equipment, and supplies to your supervisor 

  • Notify supervisor of medical or security incidents 

  • Present/participate in in-service education sessions 

  • Perform duties within the scope of practice mandated by state and local standards 

  • Maintain patient confidentiality and HIPAA practices as required by government agencies 

  • Oversee and delegate duties as expected and allowed under the RN scope of practice 

  • May be directed to cover shifts at multiple correctional facilities 

  • May be asked to act as a back-up to the H.S.A/Site Manager 

  • May be asked to train new hires and coworkers 

  • Any and all other duties as assigned 

Qualifications


  • Active nursing license in the state in which services are to be provided, in good standing 

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification; hands-on training 

  • Excellent documentation skills 

  • Knowledge of the RN scope of practice 


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