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IMMEDIATE CAREER OPPORTUNITY for a LICENSED PRACTICE NURSE (LPN) in Corrections!
   
This professional will work in the 
Essex County Jail located in Newark, NJ

Scheduled working hours:
10:00 pm - 6:30 am, Monday through Friday
Alternating weekends are required


POSITION SUMMARY: 

In a team relationship with the Registered Nurse, the Licensed Practical Nurse contributes to the nursing process through on-going systematic data collection, assisting with the health assessment, recording observations, goal identification and patient health education  

     
PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS: 
 
  • In a team relationship with the RN supervisor, contributes to the nursing assessment
    • Initiates the admission process and assists  with the identification of recurrent health problems, symptoms and behavioral changes of the patient
    • Collects pertinent data through observation, interview, other members of the health team and communicates changes in the patient condition to other patient care providers
  • Records all data obtained through assessment of the patient’s health record
  • In a team relationship with the RN supervisor, contributes to the nursing care planning
  • Assists in the formation of a written plan
  • Assists in identifying both short and long term timed, measurable goals with anticipated behavioral changes
  • Assists in setting priorities when planning care to meet patient needs
  • Assists with patient health care and participates in multi-disciplinary care conferences
  • Counts CDS Drugs and contraband, if required
  • Assists physician in minor medical/surgical procedures
  • Transcribes and posts all therapeutic orders generated by the physician
  • Initiates and documents prescribed treatments for nursing interventions in compliance with policy and procedure
  • Administers routine and/or PRN medications as orderedKeeps health team informed of observations and changing conditions of patients
 
JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Graduate of an accredited Licensed Practical Nurse program 
  • Must have a  current New Jersey License
  •  Must conform to the security clearance standards of the institution where employed
  • Corrections experience preferred

EEO M/F/V/D

Contact Information:

ndelapo@cfgpc.com or fax resume to Nancy Delapo 856-797-4798 - please reference the position for which you are applying


  




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