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LPN

Company: Synergy Staffing Inc
Location: Welch
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Need profiles by 9/265 year BPA for a Licensed Practical Nurse20 hours per week to 40 hours per week. -Place of Performance: All services will be performed in the Health Services Department at FCI McDowell located at 101 Federal Dr., Welch, West Virginia 24801.Schedule: The work schedule will normally consist of ten (10) one (1) hour sessions per day and no more than 40 sessions each week, 6:00AM - 4:00PMThe contractor will sign the consultant log, indicating thedate of the visit to the institution, the timeof arrival and departure.a. An LPN in a general population institutionprovides administrative and healthcare support toother clinical staff. LPNs may collect patientdata including vital signs and blood pressurechecks, as well as providing dressing changes,administering treatments and/or medications,EKG's, the nature of the complaint, and may assistother clinical staff to provide routine treatmentor emergency care with appropriate supervision.Reports significant abnormalities to the RN and/orphysician.b. The LPN will provide first aid and will respondand assist with providing emergency medical careto inmates injured and or/accidents. The LPN willassist with cardiopulmonary resuscitation.c. The LPN will communicate effectively with patientsand health care team members utilizing resourcesappropriately. The contractor (LPN) will performpatient care, treatments and procedures asdirected by a Registered Nurse or Physician withattention to accuracy, and patient safety.d. The LPN will perform waived testing.A. Accurately uses Glucometer EvenCare G2 to check patient's glucose level. Checks control.B. Accurately performs hemoccult testing and control measures.e. LPN will measure and record body temperature,pulse, respiration, and blood pressure to thebureau electronic medical record (BEMR). Reportssignificant abnormalities to the RN and/orPhysician.f. Applies the principles of asepsis and infectioncontrol.g. Reading and interpreting prescriptions andmedication orders written by medical staff,selection and retrieval of medications of correctstrength and dosage form prescribed, transcribingprescription data to labels using typewriter orvia computer system, preparing prescriptions forreview by a Pharmacist or Physician prior todispensing, and giving pertinent patientinstructions when appropriate.h. The LPN will assist the pharmacy staff withdispensing medications to the inmate populationduring pill line times.i. The LPN will prepare recommended prescriptionsunder the direct supervision of the Pharmacist, orpharmacy staff with the oversite of the Physicianprior to dispensing.j. The LPN will assist lab personnel in the -collection and processing of ordered labs(venipuncture, urine collection, etc)Qualifications:Applicant must be a Practical Nurse licensed in any of the UnitedStates. Additional experience and knowledge in the field ofMedical Services and the ability to perform services as describedin the Description of Responsibilities above. Contractor will berequired to provide supporting documentation and/ or provide acopy of diplomas/certificates/licenses, etc.Contractor must have experience working as a Licensed PracticalNurse (LPN) for at least one year. Past experience in acorrectional environment is preferred, but not required.Contractor will be required to provide supporting documentation.

Keywords: Synergy Staffing Inc, Roanoke , LPN, Healthcare , Welch, Virginia

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