Management & Training Corporation Registered Nurse (RN) in United States

Registered Nurse (RN)

MedicalReqID: 21612

Since 2005, MTC Medical has provided quality medical, dental and mental-health services to men and women in our care. It’s made a big difference in the lives of those individuals who are working hard to turn over a new leaf.

Description

Since 2005, MTC Medical has provided quality medical, dental and mental-health services to men and women in our care. It’s made a big difference in the lives of those individuals who are working hard to turn over a new leaf.MTC is seeking full-time, part-time and PRN RNs for our facility in Raymondville, Tx.In this role, you will be responsible for performing assignments of reasonable difficulty, to include care of patients housed in the Medical Observation area; uses expertise regarding the care of patients, prevention of illness and promotion of good health. Must be able to work rotating 12 hour shifts.

Other functions include:

  • Attend sick call with the providers to see detainees; prepare examining room and equipment. Perform nurse sick call as required.

  • Call the providers for medication and treatment orders and other emergencies.

  • Operate pill call, administer medication and accurately and completely document treatment as required by applicable policies and procedures.

  • Examine and assess detainees with illnesses or injuries or detainees who become ill or injured; confer with provider to refer detainees 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.

  • Observe and record detainee behavior, assess and triage with appropriate documentation

  • Inspect medical unit for items that could be used as contraband by detainees; 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 and work rotating shifts.

  • 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.

  • Properly chart medical care.

  • 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.

This position requires a degree in nursing, current, valid nursing license for the state of Texas. Must possess current CPR certification. Valid driver’s license in the state of Texas with an acceptable driving record required, unless waived by management.

Management & Training Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran