Full-Time and Part-Time Licensed Practical Nurse

  • Hampton Sheriff's Office
  • Hampton, VA, USA
  • Apr 30, 2020
Full time Law Enforcement- Support Staff

Job Description

Job Description

  • Responds to initiates the care for medical emergencies throughout the facility. This includes the ability to perform continuous CPR until properly relieved.
  • Administers and documents medications on the Medication Administration Record.
  • Assists with histories and physicals on inmates.
  • Assesses patient’s health status and refers to appropriate level of healthcare provider.
  • Physically assists Physician in patient examinations and treatments.
  • Documents all nursing care provided.
  • Implements and follows up on Physician / Dentist written orders and verbal orders if permitted.
  • Teaches healthcare information to patients and correctional staff.
  • Adheres to safety and security policies and participates in disaster drills.
  • Performs venipuncture and I.V. therapy, if certified.
  • Collects samples, specimens and cultures per Physician orders.
  • Follows security regulations for keys, sharps and controlled medications.
  • Ability to deal with and respond to stressful situations in a stressful environment.
  • Requires regular and reliable attendance.
  • Adheres to Universal Precautions and other appropriate infection control practices.

Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing. Licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Virginia. Working within the corrections facilities.

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