Licensed Vocational Nurse CID in Eagle Pass, TX at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 7/18/2018

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Job Description

Facility: Eagle Pass

Compensation Base: 

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer.



Summary

This position performs a variety of professional duties involved in the prevention and control of infectious disease.  It plans, develops, implements and evaluates infection control activities throughout the facility including coordinating programs so they meet the contract and accreditation process.

 



Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Applies appropriate nursing skills in the care and treatment of inmates with infectious disease.
  • Monitors patients with infectious disease.
  • Executes physician orders.
  • Assists the Physician in exams and treatment.
  • Documents and reports infectious diseases in monthly and quarterly reporting to the Health Administrator.
  • Develops reporting to the Public Health Department
  • Collaborates with Multidisciplinary Healthcare team members.
  • Maintains compliance with industry and company policies for accreditation.
  • Documents all detainee or inmate contacts. Maintains confidentiality of medical records
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Job Requirements

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required. Must have a current, unrestricted license to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in the state the facility is located. Maintains a current copy of license on file at the facility at all times.
  • Two (2) years of direct work experience preferred.
  • Must possess competence in the performance of the following services: crisis intervention, medical emergencies, physical assessment, medical nursing care, and psychiatric nursing care.
  • Must have the ability to work without direct, immediate supervision in performing nursing diagnosis, and be able provide appropriate follow through treatment.

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