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Licensed Vocational Nurse great pay and and benefits!

The GEO Group, Inc.

This is a Full-time position in Eagle Pass, TX posted June 21, 2021.

SummaryThis position participates in the implementation and evaluation of the detainees/inmates’ health care needs and provides comprehensive nursing care while observing and maintaining the requirements of security.

Primary Duties and ResponsibilitiesUnder an RN’s direction, develops nursing care plans on detainees/inmates.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 performing minor surgical procedures.

Treats detainees/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 detainees/inmates.

Maintains non-involvement in the security aspects of care.

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