Take and document vital signs
Assist with all activities of daily living as required of an inmate in a medical clinic bed including turning & repositioning if infirmary beds provided at the site.
Assess and report changes in patient's condition.
Obtain patient history
Assist with examinations and/or treatments and document correctly.
Implement triage/sick-call procedures designed for the facility
Administer medications in accordance with nursing standards and correctional regulations
Accurately document all patient information, nursing assessments and interventions
Read and comply with new standards, correctional regulations and /or QCHC directives
Actively participate in the inmate health education program
Complete all assignments within the prescribed time frame
Maintain a clean and orderly environment in the workplace including patient rooms
Maintain patient confidentiality
Demonstrate the ability to perform all required technical skills appropriately and safely
Demonstrate understanding of the health care mission of the unit and the place of his/her assignment in the completion of the mission
Provide assistance to co-workers as needed to assure that the shared mission of the unit is optimally fulfilled
Assist in orientation of new staff members as requested
Actively participate in continuous quality improvement activities
Attend ALL mandatory meetings and 80% of non-mandatory meetings a year
Utilize appropriate/effective verbal and written communication
Comply with QCHC attendance policy as identified in the Employee Handbook
Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
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