WPW Registered Nurse (RN)
Wellpath | Lane, OR
Under direct supervision of the Health Services Administrator (HSA), Program Manager (PM), or higher medical professional, the Registered Nurses will develop, initiate and coordinate the patient plan of care through assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation in collaboration with the healthcare team and in compliance with all agency, local, state, federal laws and regulations.
Education for Registered Nurse:
- Degree from an accredited school of nursing
Experience for Registered Nurse:
- Minimum two years of experience within a correctional/detention facility
Licenses/Certifications for Registered Nurse:
- Current (and must maintain) unrestricted Registered Nursing license, certification or registration in state of practice
- Current (and must maintain) lifesaving BLS certification through AHA
ResponsibilitiesUtilizes the nursing process to provide quality and efficient patient care according to established standards including: accurately completing admission and other assessments, and collecting, analyzing, and prioritizing assessment data to facilitate proper patient careo Transcribe physician, PA/NP orders o Document nursing assessments using the S.O.A.P.E. format o Prepare and administer medication in accordance with physician orders including: immunizations, antibiotics, narcotic pain medications, vitamins, topical agents, insulin, blood thinners, and allergy antigens. o Initiate standardized procedures, orders, i.e., detox, opiate, alcohol o Perform 14-day physicals and sick calls as requiredPerform laboratory procedures and testing to include: blood glucose with visual or meter interpretation; interpretation of skin testing results; dipstick urine; urine specific gravityObtain specimens for laboratory testing including but not limited to: venipuncture; straight catheterization for urine collection; throat culture; sputum specimens; stool specimensCoordinate the activities of his/her shift, provides timely and adequate supervision to the LVNs and Medical Assistants, responds to the intake area as requested and coordinates/communicates with detention staff as neededMaintain a clean, safe, and secure working environmentTriage and communicate with physician, PA/NP, or Nursing supervisor any potentially significant medical complaints or observations discovered during routine dutiesRespond and initiate lifesaving measures to man-down calls, identify medical emergencies, and arrange for transportation to hospitalMay assist in the job shadow portion of the interview process, orientation and training of new and potential staffMay participate in performance evaluations and training of other team membersPerform other duties as assigned.
Wellpath is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer