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UHC Medical Srvc. at DC Department of Corrections Facilities: Licensed practical nurse

Company: UHC Medical Srvc. at DC Department of Corrections
Location: Washington
Posted on: July 1, 2020

Job Description:

INTRODUCTION The Licensed Practical Nurse shall provide the Unity Health Care Department of Corrections Health Center nursing care as delineated by UHC. The LPN is a licensed nurse capable of providing basic patient care. He/She must be skilled in completing nursing intake and performing routine nursing procedures such as venipuncture, IV insertion, and management of patients. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS ---- Assures that nursing documentation, not limited to flow sheets, intake sheets, and VAR, are completed per policy and standards. ---- Performs primary nursing procedures (i.e. venipuncture, UA, finger sticks, assessments, patient intake, daily review/update of medical records and logs). ---- Administers medications per the directive of the provider and documents accordingly. ---- Ensures that medical care and follow-up are planned and documented specially for each patient. ---- Coordinates the quality control checks for the glucometers and any other waive testing. ---- Providers wound care to designated patients when ordered by provider. ---- Works with various departments to assure compliance with federal, state, and local health care regulation. ---- Completes charts audits under the direction of the Nurse Manager. ---- Monitors the use of and orders supplies under the direction of the Nurse Manager. ---- Assures that the exam rooms are standardized and ready for use. ---- Assists the providers as necessary during physical examination. ---- Performs other related duties as assigned. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES ---- Excellent oral and written communication skills. ---- Ability to articulate Unity's mission through his/her work. QUALIFICATIONS ---- Graduate of an accredited school of nursing (Practical Nursing). ---- At least 2 years of recent acute care experience in medical surgical, emergency care, or urgent care, correctional health. ---- Current CPR certification. ---- Licensed or eligibility as LPN in DC. ---- Bilingual: English/Spanish preferred. ---- Experience working with underserved or homeless populations preferred. ---- Correctional experience preferred, but not required. EOE

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