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|Posted On:||Monday, 21 November 2016|
RSW Regional Jail
6601 Winchester Road, Front Royal, VA 22630
GENERAL DEFINITION AND CONDITIONS OF WORK:
Performs professional basic to enhanced-level emergency and non-emergency care to inmates. Coordinates patient care through consultation with physician(s). Develops and implements medical/nursing guidelines and maintains medical records. Provides training as necessary to staff and education to offenders about healthy life styles. Work is performed under a licensed physician.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/TYPICAL TASKS:
Performing medical evaluations on inmates, develops and implements medical guidelines according to RSW Regional Jail Policy and Procedures. Respond to medical emergencies, provide emergency care, triage inmates, and dispense medications.
• Provides daily nursing, emergency medical care, and treatment to inmates, staff and visitors as needed;
Knowledge of the principles, standards, practices and techniques of the RN Nursing field; general knowledge of pharmacology; ability to draw blood; ability to administer medications and apply therapeutic treatment as prescribed; general knowledge of the rules, regulations, procedures and polices pertaining to medical services of the detention facility; ability to accurately maintain patient medical records and prepare reports; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, physicians, associates and others contacted in the course of work. Ability to establish and maintain First Aid, CPR and AED certifications.