Correct Care Solutions Sick-Call Nurse RN $ 2,000 Sign On Bonus! in Decatur, Georgia
Our Sick-Call Nurse is responsible for the inmate sick-call process at the facility. Assures that inmates requesting medical, mental health or dental services are seen within in the sick-call policy procedure timeframes and are referred to specialty providers when medically indicated through the sick call process.
Associate’s or Bachelor's degree from a NLN (National League of Nurses) approved program
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required
Two (2) or more 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
Ability to work without direct, immediate supervision in performing nursing diagnosis, and be able provide appropriate follow through treatment required
Current, unrestricted license to practice as Registered Nurse in the state the facility is located required
Current CPR Certification
Reviews and sorts inmate sick call requests.
Triages of daily sick call request noting emergent and non-emergent request for scheduling.
Maintains a log that documents all sick call requests are dated, timed, numbered to ensure facility policy procedure and accreditation expectation timeframes are met for the standard of care.
Uses Physician approved nursing protocols for care and treatment.
Documents all inmate contacts. Maintains confidentiality of medical records.
Refers inmates to medical provider if medically indicated. Evaluates symptoms, reactions, and progress of patients in the sick call process, charts, and reports problems to management.
Must be able to obtain and maintain security clearance.
Must be able to apply principles of critical thinking to a variety of practical and emergent situations and accurately follow standardized procedures that may call for deviations.
Must be able to apply sound judgment beyond a specific set of instructions and apply knowledge to different factual situations.
Must be alert at all times; pay close attention to details.
Must be able to work under stress on a regular or continuous basis.
Post orders, if applicable, per site contract.
Must be able to work oncall shifts as needed.
Perform other duties as assigned.
CCS is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer
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Location GA, Decatur
Facility DeKalb County Jail
Type Regular Full-Time