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Registered Nurse RN

Location: Raymondville, TX
Job ID: 58213
Facility: El Valle - MTC Medical

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Overview

Pay Rate: $38.88 per hour. 

Employment Type: Full-time, Direct hire

Work Schedule: 12 Hour Shifts (7-730), rotating weekends. 

Location: 1800 Industrial Drive Raymondville TX 78580

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 administratively to the director of nursing and clinically to the facility physician. Performs duties.
concerned with the care of the sick and injured, prevention of illness and promotion of good health in
compliance with MTC Medical and customer directives.
Essential Functions:
1. Attend sick call with the physicians to see detainees; prepare examining room and equipment.
2. Call the physician for medication and treatment orders and other emergencies.
3. Operate pill call, administer medication and accurately and completely document treatment as required
by applicable policies and procedures.
4. Examine and assess detainees with illnesses or injuries or detainees who become ill or injured; confer
with physician to refer detainees 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 detainee 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.
9. Closely monitor all potential catastrophic illnesses.
10. Comply with all applicable pharmacy laws, especially those covering controlled substances.
11. Observe and record detainee behavior, assess and triage with appropriate documentation
12. Inspect medical unit for items that could be used as contraband by detainees; 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 counseling and health education on individual or group basis, as required.
15. Prepare and maintain narrative, statistical, summary and operational records, reports and logs.
16. Assist corporate counsel with responses to detainee lawsuits.
17. Attend scheduled staff meetings, promote communications and flow of relevant information in the
medical unit.
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 chart medical care.
20. May be assigned to medical observation area.
 

 Position Description

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

Education and Experience Requirements:

Degree in nursing, current, valid nursing RN license in the state of Texas or a compact state. Must possess
current CPR certification. Must work within Texas state board of nursing scope of practice. Must successfully
complete required pre service training. Valid driver’s license in the state of Texas 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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