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Part Time Nurse LPN or RN - Department of Corrections

Company: Community Medical Services
Location: Orient
Posted on: February 10, 2024

Job Description:

OverviewSchedule: Friday through Sunday 7:30a - 4:30pCommunity Medical Services (CMS) is hiring a Part Time Nurse to work on an as-needed basis to administer medication to inmates recovering from addictions to opioids and other illicit substances in a corrections setting. Whether you are just starting out in your nursing career, or if you are a seasoned healthcare professional, we have an immediate opening for a Part Time Nurse looking to make a difference in the community.As you join our mission to help those suffering from substance use disorders reclaim their lives, expect to thrive in an environment where you are valued for the work you do, championed by passionate leaders, and equipped with the tools and ongoing training you need to achieve your goals.ResponsibilitiesWe're looking for someone who:* Is comfortable in a corrections setting. You'll be overseeing small clinics inside the Department of Corrections.* Prefers a part-time schedule.* Enjoys engaging with clients - you won't be physically moving patients in this role, but you will be communicating with clients throughout the day.To thrive in this role, you must be able to:* Administers medications as ordered/prescribed by a CMS medical provider* Follows all medical provider orders* Monitors behavioral patterns, medical symptoms, and physical symptoms related to dosage, as well as other symptoms related to drug use (both licit and illicit) and mental health concerns* Obtains vital signs, blood specimens, and urine samples* Processes point of care urine drug screens per company policy* Prepares take-home medication (n/a in Montana)* Monitors medication administration closely to prevent diversion* Reports diversion to proper internal authorities* Maintains accurate client records in company's EHR system* Documents medication errors and responds to adverse medical reactions per company policy* Arranges temporary incoming and outgoing courtesy dosing clients* Delivers medications to external facilities* Orders necessary dosing room and nursing-related supplies* Orders necessary medications (n/a in Montana)* Maintains accurate medication inventory records* Adheres to all federal, state, local, and accrediting body regulations* Administers CPR, if necessary* Participates in continuing education and/or other job-related training* Adheres to and enforces company policies and proceduresQualifications* Licensed LPN or RN in state of employment* CPR Certification Required* Ability to travel between Department of Corrections sites daily* Eligible to be cleared by Department of Corrections for entry into the facility* Experience in the field of substance use disorders preferred, but not required* Knowledge of the signs of intoxication and opioid withdrawal symptoms#NUR

Keywords: Community Medical Services, Columbus , Part Time Nurse LPN or RN - Department of Corrections, Healthcare , Orient, Ohio

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