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Registered Nurse III-1205

Registered Nurse III-1205
Medical
Calexico,
CaliforniaReqID: 22021
MTC Medical establishes collaborative, long-term relationships with partners and clients at all organizational levels. Through an innovative and inclusive approach to problem solving and service delivery, facilities experience improved medical care and fiscal balance.
Description
Position Description
Facility Name:
MTC MEDICAL - IMPERIAL REGIONAL DETENTION FACILITY
Position Title:
Registered Nurse III
Department:
Health Services
Status:
Non-Exempt
Effective Date:
09-22-2014
Position Summary:
Reports administratively to thehealthservicesadministrator, clinically to the prescribing provider and supervised by thedirector of nursing. Performsassignments of considerable difficulty, to include care of patients housed in the Medical Observation area; uses expertiseconcerned with the care of the sick and injured, prevention of illness and promotion of good healthin compliance with Management & Training Corporation (MTC) andImmigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE)directives.
Essential Functions:
+ Plans and performs specialized and advanced nursing assignments of considerable difficulty.
+ Uses expertise in assessing patient conditions and develops nursing plans that serve as a role model for others.
+ Evaluates concepts, procedures and program effectiveness.
+ Provides specialized nursing care to patients having illnesses and injuries that require performanceof established nursing procedures.
+ Renders expertise in caring for patients who are seriously ill, are not responding to normal treatment, have undergone unique surgical operations or who are receiving infrequently used medication.
+ Attend sick call with the physicians to seedetainees; prepare examining room and equipment.
+ Call the physician for medication and treatment orders and other emergencies.
+ Operate pill call, administermedication and accurately and completely document treatment as required by applicable policies and procedures.
+ Examine and assessdetainees with illnesses or injuries ordetainees who become ill or injured; confer with physician to referdetainees to the emergency room as required by their condition and document in medical record or other forms as appropriate
+ Maintain clean work area; use or direct the use of appropriate sanitation methods.
+ Practice basic cost containment and utilization management for patient care and facility operations.
+ Maintain absolute security and confidentiality of all medical records; observe applicable HIPAA rules.
+ Review medical files to determine all provided services are documented.
+ Closely monitor all potential catastrophic illnesses.
+ Comply with all applicable pharmacy laws, especially those covering controlled substances.
+ Inspect medical unit for items that could be used as contraband bydetainees; securely store or safely dispose of supplies and equipment. Control medication, syringes, or other medical supplies.
+ Perform work on an on-call basis, as required.
+ Provide health counseling and health education on individual or group basis, as required.
+ Prepare and maintain narrative, statistical, summary and operational records, reports and logs.
+ Assist corporate counsel with responses todetaineelawsuits.
+ Attend scheduled staff meetings, promote communications and flow of relevant information in the medicalunit.
+ Prepare and disseminate safety and accident reports as required by policies and procedures; take appropriate action in cases of serious and unusual incidents and emergencies.
+ Properly chart medical care.
+ Initiate and complete investigations and inquiries with accuracy, as directed, gather information and evidence, interview and obtain the statements; exercise independent judgment by determining when probablecause exists to recommend disciplinary action.
+ Perform rescue functions at accidents, emergencies and disasters to include administering basic emergency medical aid, physically removing people away from dangerous situations, and securing and evacuating people from confined areas.
+ Interpret an extensive variety of medical and technical instructions in the form of handwritten text, correspondence, policies, regulations, procedures, reports, directions for forms completion and other documents.
+ Read, analyze, comprehend and interpret medical and technical procedures, governmental regulations, legal and non-legal documents, including the processing of such documents as medical instructions, commitment orders, summons and other legal writs.
+ Promote the development of positive social skills through modeling appropriate behaviors and intervening when inappropriate behaviors are observed.
It is expected that the incumbent shall perform other duties as assigned within his/her capabilities as determined by management.
Education and Experience Requirements:
Degree in nursing, current, valid nursing license for thestate ofCalifornia.Must possess current CPR certification. Must work withinCaliforniastate board of nursing scope of practice. Valid driver?s license in thestate ofCaliforniawith an acceptable driving record required, unless waived by management.
Post Hire Requirements:
Must successfully complete annual in-service training requirements and maintain appropriate facility clearance.
Senior Director, Medical Operations
Date
Vice President, Human Resources
Date
Management & Training Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran


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