Rutgers University Correctional Health Care is seeking Part Time Licensed Practical Nurses for East Jersey State Prison, located in Rahway, NJ. The Licensed Practical Nurse skillfully administers total patient care based on the individualized needs of assigned patients and families according to professional nursing standards. Under the direction and supervision of a Registered Nurse, the Licensed Practical Nurse provides technical nursing care to assigned patients, performs treatments and procedures within established guidelines, and provides a safe and therapeutic environment.
Participates in data collection related to the patients status and needs, provides input to Registered Nurse for incorporation into the plan of care by communicating information pertinent to the patients status.
Provides direct patient care within scope of practice to ensure implementation of the plan of care.
Documents all aspects of patient care.
Administers medications and parenteral therapy in accordance with established policies.
Maintains current professional skills and continues professional growth to enhance the practice of correctional nursing and the image of the organization.