Brandon, MS 39042
Part-time


Job Description

Overview

Mississippi Correctional Services is a Mississippi company created by a team of five members with over seventy combined years of corrections experience in the fields of medicine, nursing, human resources, finance and administration. Our mission is to “Provide correctional institutions the best approach to efficient, evidence-based standards of practice”.

Safety and quality of care are first priority for our offenders and clinical team. These high standards in conjunction with the desire to provide a better quality of life for those we serve will promote a holistic approach to healthy living. Our desire is to build a team of nurses with the same beliefs.

License Practical Nurse (LPN) Job Description:

The LPN will be responsible for providing nursing care and treatments to adult and juvenile offenders within the scope of their practice and under the direct supervision of the registered nurse supervisor. Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Medication administration within the clinic and unit pill pass
  • Collaborates with the medical and mental health care providers to administer appropriate care as ordered and reports responses to treatment
  • Plans and coordinates care through sick call processes
  • Records accurate and timely documentation
  • Coordinates and schedules care through security, the nursing team and off-site providers
  • Obtains and records vitals signs, specimens, and cultures as ordered
  • Provides first aid and CPR
  • Provides patient education
  • Maintains clinic logs
  • Maintains compliance with HIPAA regulations
  • Ensures quality control and safety measures are followed
  • Assists in medical and pharmacy standards audits
  • Follows security and company policies, procedures and processes
  • Attends meetings and training classes as scheduled

Qualifications:

  • Graduate from approved School of Nursing with certificate as Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Current/active Mississippi LPN license
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Minimum of 18 years of age
  • Minimum 1 year nursing experience
  • Current BLS certified
  • Successfully pass a background check
  • Corrections experience a plus
  • MCS is a drug-free workplace

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