Licensed Practical Nurse - 20082922 at STATE OF OHIO

Posted in Health Care 5 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Marion, Ohio

Job Description:

Who We Are…
Guided by a single mission “To reduce recidivism among those we touch,” the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction believes that everyone is capable of positive change. Our staff embrace these core values and serves as role models for pro-social behavior conveying an attitude of dignity and respect in the treatment of others.

What We Do…

The Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction has been tasked with front line crime reduction through rehabilitative treatment and programming efforts provided in a safe, secure and humane correctional environment and effective community supervision. Our goal is to protect the public through helping individuals turn away from crime and become productive, contributing members of our communities, ensuring a safer Ohio for all Ohioans now and in the future.

To learn more about our agency, please visit our website at

Are You Ready?

We are thrilled to see that you are interested in beginning your career with the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction! Without a doubt, this will be the most rewarding and meaningful work you’ll ever find with a work family that is second to none!

The Job Opportunity and Duties…
Job Duties:

  • Provides patient care as directed

  • Documents patient-related care timely within the electronic health record

  • Maintain patient medical records

  • Administers medication, including oral and intramuscular medications, may administer intravenous therapy if appropriately certified

  • Performs treatments

  • Assists with Doctor’s Sick Call

  • Assists with chronic care clinics management

  • Participates in patient care planning and treatment team activities

  • Responds to emergencies

  • Provides emergency care and collection of patient data

  • Collects vital signs and timely documents all findings

  • Collects urine and/or other body fluid specimens

  • May perform venipuncture in order to obtain blood samples for laboratory analysis

  • Prepares patients for release and/or transfer (i.e., Intra-system, out to court) by reviewing patient care, completing Intra-System Transfer Summaries and/or Release Summaries

  • Ensures discharge medication orders are completed and timely forwarded to pharmacy services

  • Participates in work-related training and all institution training exercises as assigned.

  • Provides assistance to other healthcare staff

  • Investigates and documents problem areas and/or areas of concern

  • Reviews shift report from preceding shift(s)

  • Assist physicians with medical procedures

  • Assumes duties of other nurses during absences

  • Observes, documents and provides nursing support to assistive personnel (i.e., nurse aides, psychiatric attendants, and/or patient care assistants)

  • Provides patient education regarding healthcare maintenance and prevention of disease

  • Participates in continuous quality improvement activities.

  • Performs administrative duties

  • Attends meetings

  • Schedules multidisciplinary team meetings

  • Performs and/or assists with inventory and ordering of medical supplies

  • Assists ancillary staff including Health Information Technicians and medical schedulers as needed to ensure patient care needs are met

  • Must work overtime as required

License to practice nursing as a licensed practical nurse issued by Ohio Board of Nursing pursuant to Section 4723 Ohio Revised Code & proof of completion of an approved course in medication administration.

Note: Licensed Practical Nurses who administer dialysis treatment must possess Certification in IV Therapy pursuant to Section 4723.17 Ohio Revised Code.

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