LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse)

Location: Minersville, PA
Date Posted: 06-25-2018

Job Description

Fidelity Partners is a leading national healthcare support services company specializing in the Medical Staffing, Executive Search, and Outplacement of medical professionals for both premier private sector clients and in support of our military and government clients. We are committed to the highest levels of professional and ethical service in the market today and work to cultivate long-term relationships. We have a reputation built on integrity, an expert knowledge of the medical industry and attention to individual client and employee needs.

All duties will be performed in accordance with standards and methods generally accepted within the contractor's field of expertise. Provision of professional Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) services to the inmate population, as follows:
  • Evaluate patients and provision of therapeutic treatment as ordered by Health Services clinical staff.
  • Administrates medications as prescribed or ordered for the patients, including immunizing agents and perform skin testing. Perform venipuncture and administer and withdraw intravenous fluids.
  • Counseling patients as needed under the direction of mid-level provider and/or supervising physician.
  • Securing a health history from the inmate patient and recording findings in the bureau electronic medical record (BEMR).
  • Recording diagnostic testing, i.e., venipuncture for laboratory studies, visual acuity testing, electrocardiogram (EKG), per instructions from the health care providers (Mid-Level Practitioner, or Physician).
  • Assist the Physician and Mid-Level Practitioners in the management and oversight of chronic care clinics. Possess basic knowledge of treatment of chronic health problems such as hypertension, diabetes, asthma.
  • Review clinical records to ensure data is entered legibly and in the appropriate section of medical record.
  • LPN should have knowledge of optometry to screen for distance and near vision, and color blindness.
  • The LPN will have the ability and skill to operate EKG, Clinitek equipment, and other CLIA waived laboratory equipment.
  • The LPN will have the ability to provide basic first aid, CPR, and preventive care guidance in treating a variety common illness/injuries.
  • The LPN will log inmates' arrivals and departures to the department, and monitor the patients flow in and out of the department
  • Carry out Physician and other Practitioner(s) orders according to the condition of the patient; to include observation, reporting, and recording patient condition(s) and vital signs in BEMR (Bureau Electronic Medical Record), and assisting with scheduling and triage of patients reporting to triage/sick call.
  • The LPN will participate in Improving Organizational Performance (10P) by collecting and aggregating data.
  • The LPN will demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to any age-related needs of the patients in their care.
  • The LPN will be responsible for entries in BEMR (Bureau Electronic Medical Record) for scheduled patients for the day, ensuring appropriate documentation in the medical.
 
Thank you for providing us your candidacy request we will review your background and qualifications to determine a potential match for this opportunity, if we determine you are a good fit one of our executive recruiters will contact you as soon as possible to discuss next steps, if you are not we will retain your information in our database for future opportunity.

Kindest Regards,
Fidelity Partners
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