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Licensed Practical Nurse

Location: Panama City, FL
Job ID: 44336
Facility: Medical

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Description

Backed by national accrediting organizations, MTC Medical staff are dedicated to providing quality medical and dental services to men and women at our correctional and detention facilities. We value the professional and caring employees we have on the MTC Medical team who are dedicated to improving people’s lives.

MTC is proud to operate the Bay Correctional Facility in Panama City, FL where our employees strive to improve the lives of those in our care through robust educational programming, clinical care, and other resources.

MTC and the BCF are seeking a full-time Licensed Practical Nurse responsible for providing nursing care and assistance for ill and/or injured inmates.

Shift: 40 hours per week Night Shift with varying days off


In this role, you will
Operate pill call, provide med pass, distribute medication and document as required by applicable
policies and procedures in designated location(s).  Control medications, syringes and other medical supplies or equipment as required.  Under direction of the RN on duty and in accordance with approved standing orders, obtain initial health information and assist with treatment of inmates reporting to sick call. Refer inmates to
providers when appropriate.  Assist with provider line; prepare examining room and equipment.  Perform emergency procedures as needed and call physician for treatment orders when necessary.  Keep equipment and work area clean; utilize 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.  Closely monitor all potential catastrophic illnesses.

Education and Experience Requirements:
Graduation from a Licensed Practical Nurse program and licensure as a practical nurse in the state of
Florida. One (1) year of experience preferred, to include EKG, phlebotomy, injections, IV, casting and
wound care. Valid driver’s license in the state of Florida with an acceptable driving record required, unless waived by management.

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