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Nursing Professionals

Posted on Aug 10, 2019 by Armor Correctional

Colorado Springs, CO 80906
Health Care
9 Aug 2019
Annual Salary
Full-Time

Nursing Professionals

Provide nursing care to patients in a correctional setting at the El Paso County Criminal Justice Center and the Douglas County Jail.

Requirements of the Position:

  • Current state license as a Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Current CPR certification
  • One year experience preferred but not required
  • Other relevant professional experiences or educational backgrounds will be considered as deemed appropriate. However, when licensure is required by local, state, federal or contractual guidelines, we will not alter our position on those requirements

Functions of the Position:

  • Assess physical, psychological and social dimensions of patients; obtain health history and provide a written assessment of patients upon admission
  • During confinement, and upon discharge; document and communicate triage decision to the appropriate health care provider
  • Develop individual nursing care plan using nursing assessment protocols in consultation with health care providers
  • According to physician orders implement medical care plans to include diagnostic tests, EKGs, etc.
  • Administer medications using proper techniques, procedures and approved routes of administration; nutrition and therapeutic diet plans
  • Maintain accountability of all controlled substances and prescription medications according to federal and state laws, and organizational regulations
  • Coordinate with medical, dental, mental and ancillary personnel as required to ensure continuity of care
  • Follow established policies, procedures, continuous quality improvement and safety, environmental and infection control standards
  • Perform additional duties as assigned

Educational and Experience Requirements:

  • Current state license as a Registered Nurse
  • Current CPR certification
  • One year experience preferred but new grads welcome
  • Other relevant professional experiences or educational backgrounds will be considered as deemed appropriate. However, when licensure is required by local, state, federal or contractual guidelines, we will not alter our position on those requirements

Job Type: Full-time, Part-time or Per Diem


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