LPN Position (County Detention Center) - Broomfield, Colorado - NurseRecruiter.com

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Broomfield , Colorado, 80021

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Job Summary
Correctional Nurses work with incarcerated patients and are employed by private companies providing medical and mental health services in prisons, jails and juvenile detention centers. Typical sample resumes for Correctional Nurses highlight work activities such as maintaining medical supplies, limiting the use of potentially dangerous instruments, assessing patient health condition and progress, administering treatments, and offering healthcare advice. Based on our collection of resumes, essential qualifications for this job are the ability to interact with inmates, independence as prison medical staff is often scarce, teamwork, and organization. Candidates for a Correctional Nurse job should be registered nurses and hold at least an Associate's Degree in nursing.  Shifts are day only (12 hour shifts), no night shifts in this facility.



Job Responsibilities
Coordinate with doctors, technician, and correctional/detention staff for the health care and management of detainees in county detention center
Conduct triage care for inmates to determine direction of medical treatment. Provided medical treatment and personal care services.
Dress wounds and remov staples or stitches.
Observed patients and reported adverse reactions to medication or treatment to medical personnel..
Monitor and administer medication to inmates.
Collect samples, such as urine, and blood from patients for testing.
Other medical duties within scope of practice as assigned by doctors/therapists
Job Skills & Qualifications
Able to start and d/c IV’s
Obtain labs for testing purposes

Required
Bachelor's or Associate's degree in nursing
Current RN licensed to the current standards of the state
CPR certification
Demonstrated knowledge of infection control and cross contamination prevention guidelines
Preferred, not mandatory
Minimum some experience providing care to detainees in custody

Job Requirements

Colorado LPN License

Location

Broomfield, Colorado , 80021

Employment Type

Permanent

Employer

Health Care Partners Foundation, Inc

Date Posted

Apr 13th, 2021

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