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RN/LPN

Absolute Staffing & Consulting Solutions - Chicago, IL, United States

CORRECTIONAL RN / LPN – STATE WIDE

***MUST HAVE IL NURSING LICENSURE TO APPLY***

Absolute Staffing & Consulting Solutions is seeking on the behalf of one of our premier clients a Corrections RN/LPN to provide inmates with routine and emergency health care in the Medical Section of a Corrections Facility and will conduct health histories on inmates. When necessary, the Corrections RN/LPN makes referrals of inmates to the staff physician, nurse practitioner, dentist, mental health professional, or specialist in alcohol and drug abuse treatment. The Corrections RN/LPN ensures all medication is administered in accordance with standard operating procedures and as ordered by the authorizing authority. Also, the Corrections RN/LPN determines the need for emergency hospital care.

Responsibilities

  • Utilizes the nursing process to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care.
  • Performs focused interview to identify specific patient needs.
  • Assess signs and symptoms indicating physiologic and psychosocial changes in the patient’s condition.
  • Collects, analyzes, and interprets data and information from health care members and documents actual and/or potential nursing diagnoses.
  • Documents the patient’s plan of care using identified nursing diagnoses, expected patient outcomes, and selected nursing interventions.
  • Identifies and prioritizes actions based upon patient care requirements.
  • Monitors consistency between patient plan of care and actions of medical staff.
  • Performs interventions according to identified priorities, plan of care, and the hospital policies and patient care outcome standard.
  • Provides a safe, comfortable, and therapeutic patient environment.
  • Initiates and evaluates patient and/or family education.
  • Revises the plan of care according to evaluation, changes in medical plan of care, and effective/ineffective nursing interventions.
  • Documents patient’s response to nursing and other interventions.
  • Uses clinical judgment in evaluation activities to meet patient care needs of an assigned unit/floor including establishing priorities.
  • Monitors the safety and effectiveness of the environment and equipment.
  • Participates in activities to facilitate good interpersonal communications with the chosen facility.
  • Supports professional practice by observing the following: Uses knowledge and practices in accordance with 1) the Nurse Practice Act; 2) Standards of Nursing Practice; 3) Standards of Patient Care; 4) JCAHO, state and local laws; 5) Patient’s Bill of Rights; and 6) Maxim Healthcare Staffing, nursing and client hospital policies.
  • Other Corrections Registered Nurse (RN) duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Current RN/LPN License for the state (IL).
  • One year of full-time experience providing hands-on health care. Corrections RN/LPN experience preferred.
  • Full command, verbal and written, of the English language.
  • Current Health Certificate (if applicable).
  • Current PPD or Chest X-Ray.
  • Current BLS card.

Benefits

At Absolute Staffing & Consulting Solutions, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization, and we are happy to offer the following benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Physical setting:

  • Corrections

    Work Location:

  • In person



Posted On: Thursday, August 31, 2023



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