Wexford Health Sources, one of the nation’s leading innovative correctional health care company, provides clients with experienced management and technologically advanced services, combined with programs that control costs while ensuring quality. For nearly two decades, Wexford Health has consistently delivered proven staffing expertise and a full range of medical, behavioral health, pharmacy, utilization management, provider contracting, claims processing, and quality management services.
At Wexford Health our philosophy is that health care should not be considered a luxury for anyone. We simply care for those in need and the corrections environment is our venue. This is for a Certified Nursing Assistant at Rushville Treatment and Detention Facility, Rushville, IL.
Provides basic mental health services under the Supervision of a licensed physician. Utilizes professional medical skills to meet a variety of health care needs. Interacts with a variety of health care professionals and security staff in a correctional environment.
- Perform physical assessment and examination including obtaining medical history and vital signs during medical encounters and document findings in the medical record.
- Provide treatments and procedures according to physician orders and EMT protocols.
- Assist with admission and discharge of infirmary care patients.
- Prepare patients for minor surgery.
- Supervise inmates assigned to the health unit.
- Provide screening and triage, according to written protocols, for routine sick call and emergencies with referral to professional staff for situations beyond the scope of their protocols.
- Provide daily sick call screening in confinement areas.
- Participate in quality management committees and activities.
- Perform basic life support provided the employee holds a current American Heart Association.
- Adheres to Universal Precautions and other appropriate infection control practices.
- Administer or prescribe over-the-counter medications upon receipt of in-service training and special certification by the Medical Director or physician designee and the institutional pharmacist.
- Initiate intravenous infusing during a medical emergency.
- Assist patient/inmate with activities of daily living and document such care in the medical record.
The duties and responsibilities outlined herein are for payroll purposes only; employees may be assigned other duties as required.
Standard medical setting within a correctional facility, which includes daily interfacing with offenders/patients, correctional staff, and health care personnel.
TRAVEL: Minimum travel required.
- Current Nursing Assistant certification in the state
- Current CPR certification
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: Two (2) years providing health support services
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