PRN LPN Opening - Clay County, AL

Quality Correctional Health Care Ashland, AL
Quality Correctional Healthcare has an opportunity for a PRN LPN in Clay County, AL.

The Company Profile: At QCHC, a physician-owned company, we have a longstanding commitment to serving our clients, our employees and our patients. Today, we are one of the Southeast's leading correctional healthcare providers, with a comprehensive network that extends from state to state. Our employees provide compassionate, quality care to thousands of inmates through a wide range of services: Chronic Care management, Dental services, Electronic Medical Records (EMR), Mental Health services, Mobile x-ray and ultrasound services, Pharmacy and more. QCHC nurses deliver care to patients utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention, implementation, and evaluation.

Job Summary:

* Collaborates with physicians and other health care providers to ensure continuity, timeliness and appropriateness of care to inmate patients

* Coordinates and/or administers medication, treatments, to inmate patients

* Assists physicians with medical treatments

* Administers prescribed medication

* Applies surgical dressings & bandages

* Provides emergency first aid care

* Checks & records vital signs

* Obtains specimens from inmate patients for diagnostic testing

* Reports reactions to treatments and medications, as well as changes in the inmates' emotional or physical condition

* Provides inmate patient education and/or discharge planning

* Records all care information concisely, accurately and completely, in a timely manner, in the appropriate format and on the appropriate forms

* Promotes a therapeutic environment to ensure inmates are treated in a professional, ethical and tactful manner

* Performs other position-related duties as assigned, depending on assignment setting

* Upholds HIPAA regulations

* Punctual and dependent for assigned/confirmed shifts

Skills & Qualifications:

* Graduate of an accredited RN/LPN program

* Current RN/LPN license, in good standing with the State licensing board

* Must be highly motivated and a self-starter

* Must possess strong people skills, be cooperative, and exercise professional demeanor

* Must have a high level of integrity and honesty

* Must be able to remain focused on the task while stationed in a busy environment

* Must be punctual and reliable and a team player

* Must consent to and successfully pass a criminal background investigation

* Must be currently BLS certified

* Must have the ability to remain calm, think clearly and act rapidly in an emergency situation; must be able to bend, stoop, twist and turn, climb up and down stairs.