RN - Dept of Corrections-Med Surg - MUSC Chester
Company: MUSC Health Lancaster
Posted on: September 25, 2022
Entity/Organization: MUHA (Medical University Hospital
Authority/Medical Center)Hours Per Week: 36Scheduled Work
Hours/Shift: Day Shift - 12 Hour Shifts 3 days per week, including
some weekendsJob Summary/Purpose: Under general supervision, the
Registered Nurse provides individualized, goal-directed patient
care to families and patients at the competent level utilizing the
principles and practices of the nursing process; delivers safe and
effective care and interacts with other members of the health care
team to achieve desired results.Minimum Training and Education:
Associate or Diploma degree in nursing required. Bachelor of
Nursing degree preferred. A minimum of one year of work experience
as a registered nurse preferred but not required.Required
Licensure, Certifications, Registrations: Licensure as a registered
nurse by the South Carolina Board of Nursing or a compact state.
Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS)
required. AHA Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric
Advanced Life Support (PALS), and Crisis Prevention required based
on department.Physical and Mental Requirements: Duties
include:Administer and document medication as ordered by the
physician in the correctional setting.Conduct health screenings
during sick call using approved standing orders or making
appropriate MD referrals.Document all health care rendered on
medical records.Assist in planning and coordination of nursing
services required to meet the total health care needs of the
patient.Transcribe all MD orders from medical records.Transfer
medical records with appropriate documentation and medication at
time of inmate transfer.Perform clinical treatments & procedures
using universal precautions in all areas of practice.Provide
emergency treatment to inmates and employees.Participate in
employee health issues as directed, i.e., TB screening, Hepatitis B
injections, flu injections, and post exposure
assessment.Collaborate with other correctional professionals to
assure social, psychological and security needs of inmates are
met.Ability to perform job functions while standing. (Continuous)
Ability to perform job functions while sitting. (Continuous)
Ability to perform job functions while walking. (Continuous)
Ability to climb stairs. (Infrequent) Ability to work indoors.
(Continuous) (Infrequent) Ability to work from elevated areas.
(Frequent) Ability to work in confined/cramped spaces. (Frequent)
Ability to perform job functions from kneeling positions.
(Infrequent) Ability to bend at the waist. (Continuous) Ability to
twist at the waist. (Frequent) Ability to squat and perform job
functions. (Frequent) Ability to perform "pinching" operations.
(Frequent) Ability to perform gross motor activities with fingers
and hands. (Continuous) Ability to perform firm grasping with
fingers and hands. (Continuous) Ability to perform fine
manipulation with fingers and hands. (Continuous) Ability to reach
overhead. (Frequent) Ability to perform repetitive motions with
hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Continuous) Ability to fully
use both legs. (Continuous) Ability to use lower extremities for
balance and coordination. (Frequent) Ability to reach in all
directions. (Continuous) Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs.
unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lift/lower objects 50 lbs.
from/to floor from/to 36 inches unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to
lift from 36" to overhead 25 lbs. (Infrequent) Ability to exert up
to 50 lbs. of force. (Frequent) Examples include: To transfer a 100
lb. patient that cannot assist in the transfer requires 50 lbs. of
force. For every 100 additional pounds, assistance will be required
from another healthcare worker. 20 lbs. of force is needed to push
a 400 lb. patient in a wheelchair on carpet. 25 lbs. of force is
required to push a stretcher with a patient with one hand. Ability
to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected, in one eye or with both eyes.
(Continuous) Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand or
at a distance. (Continuous) Ability to match or discriminate
between colors. (Continuous) Ability to determine
distance/relationship between objects; depth perception.
(Continuous) Good peripheral vision capabilities. (Continuous)
Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous)
Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor
movements. (Continuous) Ability to deal effectively with stressful
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