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Registered Nurse III

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Location: Calexico, CA
Job ID: 57599
Facility: Imperial - MTC Medical

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Overview

Pay Rate: $43.59 per hour. 

Employment Type: Full-Time Direct Hire 

3x12 Hour Shifts 

Number of Openings 1

Benefits Include:

  • Health, dental, and vision
  • Prescription drug and life insurance 
  • 401(k) retirement account
  • Long and short-term disability
  • PTO and 11 paid holidays
  • Employee assistance program

 

Position Summary

Reports to the Director of Nursing (DON). Responsible for providing nursing care and assistance for ill and/or injured persons utilizing established policies, procedures, and treatment regimens under the direction of a licensed physician or mid-level provider in compliance with MTC Medical and Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction (ODRC) directives.

Essential Functions:

 1. Attend sick call with physicians to see inmates, preparing examining room and equipment. 

2. Call the physician for medication and treatment orders and other emergencies. 

3. Administer medication and accurately and completely document treatment as required by applicable policies and procedures. 

4. Examine and assess inmates with illnesses or injuries or inmates who become ill or injured; confer with physician to refer inmates to the emergency room as required by their condition and document in medical record or other forms as appropriate. 

5. Maintain clean work area; use or direct the use of appropriate sanitation methods. 

6. Practice basic cost containment and utilization management for patient care and facility operations. 

7. Maintain absolute security and confidentiality of all medical records; observe applicable HIPAA rules.

 8. Review medical files to determine all provided services are documented accurately and completely.

9. Closely monitor all potential catastrophic illnesses. 

10. Comply with all applicable pharmacy laws, especially those covering controlled substances.

 11. Observe and record inmate behavior, assess and triage with appropriate documentation. 

12. Inspect medical unit for items that could be used as contraband by inmates; securely store or safely dispose of supplies and equipment. Control medication, syringes, or other medical supplies.

 13. Perform work on an on-call basis, as required. 

14. Provide health education on an individual or group basis, as required, assist with training other staff. 

15. Prepare and maintain narrative, statistical, summary, and operational records, reports and logs. 

16. Attend scheduled staff meetings; promote communications and flow of relevant information in the medical unit. 

17. Facilitate, where applicable, NCCHC/ACA accreditation of the medical program by providing the required level of efficiency and approved, appropriate medical services. 

18. Prepare and disseminate safety and accident reports as required by policies and procedures; take appropriate action in cases of serious and unusual incidents and emergencies. 

19. Properly document medical care. 20. Initiate and complete investigations and inquiries with accuracy, as directed, gather information an evidence, interview and obtain the statements; exercise independent judgment by determining when probably cause exists to recommend disciplinary action.

20. Initiate and complete investigations and inquiries with accuracy, as directed, gather information and evidence, interview and obtain the statements; exercise independent judgment by determining when probably cause exists to recommend disciplinary action. 

21. Perform rescue functions for accidents, emergencies, and disasters to include administering basic emergency medical aid, physically removing people away from dangerous situations, and securing and evacuating people from confined areas. 

22. Interpret an extensive variety of medical and technical instructions in the form of handwritten text, correspondence, policies, regulations, procedures, reports, directions for forms completion and other documents. 

23. Read, analyze, comprehend, and interpret medical and technical procedures, governmental regulations, legal and non-legal documents, including the processing of such documents as medical instructions, commitment orders, summons and other legal writs. 

24. Regular and predictable onsite attendance is required. 

25. Promote the development of positive social skills through modeling appropriate behaviors and intervening when inappropriate behaviors are observed.

It is expected that the incumbent shall perform other duties as assigned within his/her capabilities as determined by management.

Education and Experience Requirements:


Degree in nursing, current, valid nursing license for the state of California. Must possess current CPR certification. Must work within California state board of nursing scope of practice. Must be at least 21 years of age. Valid driver’s license in the state of California with an acceptable driving record required, unless waived by management.
 

Post Hire Requirements:
Must successfully complete annual in-service training requirements and maintain appropriate facility clearance.

 
 

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