MS travel RN needed in Shelby, Montana
Company: Cynet Health
Posted on: January 16, 2022
Shifts: Night Shift
Department/Unit - Nursing
The Registered Nurse (RN) plans and provides comprehensive nursing
care including, but not limited to, executing Licensed Independent
Provider's orders, dispensing and administering medications, and
assisting Licensed Independent Provider in examinations and
treatment of patients.
Applies nursing and supervisory techniques required in the care,
treatment and referrals of inmates/residents.
Performs all technical/clinical procedures within the scope of
his/her education and licensure.
Apply appropriate nursing skills in the area and treatment of
Attend sick call with the physician to see inmates/residents;
prepare a list of inmates/residents to be examined; prepare
examining room and equipment.
Operate pill call, dispense medication and document as required by
applicable policies and/or procedures.
Call the Licensed Independent Providers for medication and
treatment orders, and/or other emergencies.
Examine and assess new inmates/residents with illnesses or injuries
or inmates/residents who become ill or injured; refer
inmates/residents to the emergency room or other appropriate
healthcare facility as required by their condition.
Perform emergency procedures as needed and notify Licensed
Independent Provider for treatment orders.
Registered Nurse state license status must be currently active
Minimum of 1 year experience required
Monitor, as directed, inmate/resident inpatient hospitalizations
for early releases whenever appropriate.
Provide guidance, supervise and monitor nursing care provided by
licensed vocational/practical nursing staff and non-licensed
Maintain a good working relationship with facility staff, nursing
staff, contract providers and outside provider agencies.
Utilize established corporate, facility and correctional policies
and procedures in making decisions, but use sound independent
judgment in meeting the responsibilities and performing the duties
of the position.
Regularly evaluate the provision of medical services to prevent the
inappropriate use, or duplication of those services.
Maintain absolute security and confidentiality of all medical
Assist Health Service Administrator with the review of medical
files to determine all provided services are documented.
Closely monitor all potential catastrophic illnesses.
Audit pharmacy use for adherence to formulary, as directed or
Comply with all applicable pharmacy laws, especially those covering
Observe and record inmate/resident behavior.
Inspect the medical unit for items that could be used as contraband
by inmate/residents; securely store or safely dispose of supplies
Provide health counseling and health education on individual or
group basis, as required.
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