RN/LPN Corrections in Fairfax - $45/hr

Falls Church, Virginia

Category: Nursing

Contract - Full Time

Job ID: 640622

Work Setting: Healthcare

Contract Duration: 13 Weeks

 

Est. Pay: $9 / Hour

Posted Date: 5/9/2024

Falls Church, Virginia

Work Setting: Healthcare

Category: Nursing

Contract Duration: 13 Weeks

Contract - Full Time

Est. Pay: $9 / Hour

Job ID: 640622

Posted Date: 5/9/2024

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Amergis Healthcare Staffing is seeking a Corrections Registered Nurse (RN) to provide inmates with routine and emergency health care in the Medical Section of a Corrections Facility and will conduct health histories on inmates. When necessary, the Corrections Registered Nurse (RN) makes referrals of inmates to the staff physician, nurse practitioner, dentist, mental health professional, or specialist in alcohol and drug abuse treatment. The Corrections Registered Nurse (RN) ensures all medication is administered in accordance with standard operating procedures and as ordered by the authorizing authority.  Also, the Corrections Registered Nurse (RN) determines the need for emergency hospital care.
Responsibilities 
  • Utilizes the nursing process to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care.
  • Performs focused interview to identify specific patient needs.
  • Assess signs and symptoms indicating physiologic and psychosocial changes in the patient’s condition.
  • Collects, analyzes, and interprets data and information from health care members and documents actual and/or potential nursing diagnoses.
  • Documents the patient’s plan of care using identified nursing diagnoses, expected patient outcomes, and selected nursing interventions.
  • Identifies and prioritizes actions based upon patient care requirements.
  • Monitors consistency between patient plan of care and actions of medical staff.
  • Performs interventions according to identified priorities, plan of care, and the hospital policies and patient care outcome standard.
  • Provides a safe, comfortable and therapeutic patient environment.
  • Initiates and evaluates patient and/or family education.
  • Revises the plan of care according to evaluation, changes in medical plan of care, and effective/ineffective nursing interventions.
  • Documents patient’s response to nursing and other interventions.
  • Uses clinical judgment in evaluation activities to meet patient care needs of an assigned unit/floor including establishing priorities.
  • Monitors the safety and effectiveness of the environment and equipment.
  • Participates in activities to facilitate good interpersonal communications with the chosen facility.
  • Supports professional practice by observing the following: Uses knowledge and practices in accordance with 1) the Nurse Practice Act; 2) Standards of Nursing Practice; 3) Standards of Patient Care; 4) JCAHO, state and local laws; 5) Patient’s Bill of Rights; and 6) Amergis Healthcare Staffing, nursing and client hospital policies.
  • Other Corrections Registered Nurse (RN) duties as assigned. 
Qualifications 
  • Current Registered Nurse (RN) License for the state in which the nurse practices.
  • One year of full-time experience providing hands-on health care. Corrections Registered Nurse (RN) experience preferred.
  • Full command, verbal and written, of the English language.
  • Current Health Certificate (if applicable).
  • Current PPD or Chest X-Ray.
  • Current BLS card.
Benefits
At Amergis, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:
  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Awards and recognition programs 
*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status. 
About Amergis
Amergis, formerly known as Maxim Healthcare Staffing, has served our clients and communities by connecting people to the work that matters since 1988. We provide meaningful opportunities to our extensive network of healthcare and school-based professionals, ready to work in any hospital, government facility, or school. Through partnership and innovation, Amergis creates unmatched staffing experiences to deliver the best workforce solutions.  
Amergis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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