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Licensed Practical Nurse (Lpn) Pt

Company: CFG Health Network
Location: Camden
Posted on: July 30, 2022

Job Description:

Company Profile: CFG is a comprehensive healthcare provider that is dedicated to improving quality of life for individuals and families by providing innovative medical and mental health services. Our Health Network includes Center for Family Guidance, CFG Health Systems and CFG Residentials. Overview:LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSEPart Time 16 hours per weekEvening Shift 3:30 pm to 12:00 amThe Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) delivers care to inmate patients utilizing the nursing assessment protocols in assessment, planning, intervention, implementation, and evaluation, in accordance with established philosophy. LPNs collaborate with the Registered Nurse to ensure effective patient care delivery and achievement of desired patient outcomes. LPNs effectively interact with patients, while maintaining the standard of professional nursing.Correctional Nurses provide care to inmate patients to promote & improve their overall health utilizing the nursing process in triage, professional training and various resources in accordance with regulatory agencies and established guidelines. The inmate patient population often generally has not had consistent access to healthcare prior to their incarceration. This provides an opportunity for nurses to see and care for an interesting variety of health concerns from minor ailments to major and atypical conditions.Responsibilities:In a team relationship with the RN supervisor, contributes to the nursing assessmentInitiates the admission process and assists with the identification of recurrent health problems, symptoms and behavioral changes of the patientCollects pertinent data through observation, interview, other members of the health team and communicates changes in the patient condition to other patient care providersRecords all data obtained through assessment of the patient's health recordIn a team relationship with the RN supervisor, contributes to the nursing care planningAssists in the formation of a written planAssists in identifying both short and long term timed, measurable goals with anticipated behavioral changesAssists in setting priorities when planning care to meet patient needsAssists with patient health care and participates in multi-disciplinary care conferencesCounts CDS Drugs and contraband, if requiredAssists physician in minor medical/surgical proceduresTranscribes and posts all therapeutic orders generated by the physicianInitiates and documents prescribed treatments for nursing interventions in compliance with policy and procedureAdministers routine and/or PRN medications as orderedPractices universal precautions when providing nursing proceduresAssists in maintaining a neat, clean and safe environment for patients and co-workersKeeps patient information confidential and respects patients' right to privacyKeeps health team informed of observations and changing conditions of patientsMust maintain and show bi-annual proof of active state nursing licensure with a copy to be placed in the personnel file maintained by the RN SupervisorWill be neat in appearance and adhere to nursing code policy; shall wear a white lab coatArrives promptly for scheduled tour of duty for verbal report from off-going shiftIf requested by the RN Supervisor or Administrator, will present a doctor's excuse if absent the day before or the day after a previously scheduled two days offWill notify the RN Supervisor if becoming ill on duty to notify him/her of the dispositionSubmits request for vacation or special time-off in advance of the posting of scheduled timeArranges work day exchange in the same pay period with a comparable member of the nursing staff for desired day off if the schedule has already been postedAfter agreement is reached, the Charge Nurse and/or the RN Supervisor is to be notified in writing by both parties of the desired schedule change agreementAll approved schedule modifications will be at the discretion of the Charge Nurse and/or the RN SupervisorIs cognizant and adheres to all security regulations of the institutionAdheres to assigned break and lunch periodsRemains at assigned post until properly relievedAttends scheduled in-service programs and staff meetingsMaintains an active CPR certificationAll other duties as assignedQualifications:Graduate of an accredited Licensed Practical Nurse program with current licensure in the state of employment.Must conform to the security clearance standards of the institution where employedPHYSICAL DEMANDS:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.EOE M/V/F/D

Keywords: CFG Health Network, Camden , Licensed Practical Nurse (Lpn) Pt, Healthcare , Camden, New Jersey

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