PRN Registered Nurse (RN)
Company: GEO Group Inc.
Location: Moore Haven
Posted on: November 23, 2021
Job Description Facility: Moore Haven Correctional and
Rehabilitation Facility Compensation Base: $35.00 per hour
Compensation Bonus (if applicable): Equal Opportunity Employer. PRN
shifts - Salary $3.50 per hour Summary Initiates and provides
comprehensive nursing care in a correctional setting while
observing and maintaining the requirements of operational security.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities * Performs a complete physical
assessment and medical history as required on each detainee/inmate
entering the correctional system. Medical problems are referred to
the physician for extended evaluation. * Assists physician with
sick call by screening patients and minor surgical procedures.
Treats inmates with problems within professional capabilities and
refers other medical problems to the appropriate physician. *
Ensures the implementation of physician's orders. Ensures that
prescribed medications are administered as ordered using the
formulary. Applies knowledge of drugs and therapeutics in
dispensing medication. * Makes observation rounds on patients, and
records in progress notes. Evaluates symptoms, reactions, and
progress of patients on periodic basis, charts, and reports
problems to management. * Maintains security while dispensing
medications and is continually cognizant of the potential hazard of
drug hoarding and trafficking among inmates. Maintains
non-involvement in the security aspects of care. * Destroys and
properly disposes of all needles/syringes. * Prepares regularly
scheduled reports and special reports as necessary. * Maintains
compliance with industry and company policies for accreditation. *
Documents all inmate contacts. Maintains confidentiality of medical
records. * Coordinates Chronic Disease Clinic scheduling. *
Supervises the work flow of the LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse)
staff. Provides input into performance evaluation. * Performs other
duties as assigned. Job Requirements Minimum Requirements *
Associate's or Bachelor's degree from a NLN (National League of
Nurses) approved program; graduate of an accredited school of
nursing required. Must have a current, unrestricted license to
practice as Registered Nurse 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. * Must possess a valid driver's license.
Keywords: GEO Group Inc., Cape Coral , PRN Registered Nurse (RN), Healthcare , Moore Haven, Florida
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