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Registered Nurse III (Night Shift)

Company: Management & Training Corporation
Location: Raymondville
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Position Summary: Reports administratively to the director of nursing and clinically to the facility physician.-- - Performs duties concerned with the care of the sick and injured, prevention of illness and promotion of good health in compliance with Management & Training Corporation (MTC) and customer directives.Essential Functions:Attend sick call with the physicians to see detainees; prepare examining room and equipment.Call the physician for medication and treatment orders and other emergencies.Operate pill call, administer medication and accurately and completely document treatment as required by applicable policies and procedures.Examine and assess detainees with illnesses or injuries or detainees who become ill or injured; confer with physician to refer detainees to the emergency room as required by their condition and document in medical record or other forms as appropriateMaintain clean work area; use or direct the use of appropriate sanitation methods.Practice basic cost containment and utilization management for detainee care and facility operations.Maintain absolute security and confidentiality of all medical records. Observe applicable HIPAA rules.Review medical files to determine all provided services are documented.Closely monitor all potential catastrophic illnesses.Comply with all applicable pharmacy laws, especially those covering controlled substances.Observe and record detainee behavior, assess and triage with appropriate documentationInspect medical unit for items that could be used as contraband by detainees; securely store or safely dispose of supplies and equipment. Control medication, syringes, or other medical supplies.Perform work on an on-call basis, as required.Provide health counseling and health education on individual or group basis, as required.Prepare and maintain narrative, statistical, summary and operational records, reports and logs.Assist corporate counsel with responses to detainee lawsuits.Attend scheduled staff meetings, promote communications and flow of relevant information in the medical unit.Prepare and disseminate safety and accident reports as required by policies and procedures; take appropriate action in cases of serious and unusual incidents and emergencies.Properly chart medical care.May be assigned to medical observation area.Initiate and complete investigations and inquiries with accuracy, as directed, gather information and evidence, interview and obtain the statements; exercise independent judgment by determining when probable cause exists to recommend disciplinary action.Perform rescue functions at accidents, emergencies and disasters to include administering basic emergency medical aid, physically removing people away from dangerous situations, and securing and evacuating people from confined areas.Interpret an extensive variety of medical and technical instructions in the form of handwritten text, correspondence, policies, regulations, procedures, reports, directions for forms completion and other documents.Read, analyze, comprehend and interpret medical and technical procedures, governmental regulations, legal and non-legal documents, including the processing of such documents as medical instructions, commitment orders, summons and other legal writs.Requires long periods of waking and standing.Regular attendance is required.Promote the development of positive social skills through modeling appropriate behaviors and intervening when inappropriate behaviors are observed.It is expected that the incumbent shall perform other duties as assigned within his/her scope of work as determined by management.Education and Experience Requirements: Degree in nursing, valid and current nursing RN license in the state of Texas or a compact state. -- -Must possess current CPR certification.-- - Must work within Texas state board of nursing scope of practice. Must successfully complete required pre service training. Valid driver's license in the state of Texas with an acceptable driving record required, unless waived by management.Post Hire Requirements:Must successfully complete annual in-service training requirements and maintain appropriate facility clearance

Keywords: Management & Training Corporation, Edinburg , Registered Nurse III (Night Shift), Healthcare , Raymondville, Texas

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