Benevolent HealthCare Services is seeking experienced, hardworking, energetic medical staff! Immediate positions are available, both full and part time. Experience in correctional health is preferred, but not required. See details below.

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Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide professional nursing care to adult patients in a Virginia Department of Corrections setting
  • Assists the physician or other medical provider by observing and recording patients’ behaviors to create custom care plans, assessing patients’
    symptoms to diagnose, and carry out proper treatments;
  • Preparing and administering prescribed medications, implementing nursing measures for safety, first aid and emergency interventions;
  • Supervising other nursing staff as well as assisting with measuring/recording vital signs, performing with various clinical procedures and diagnostic tests, performing venipuncture and IV therapy as needed, accurately recording all patient interactions, setting up and maintaining clean medical equipment and treatment rooms, assisting with patient education in accordance with your scope of authority as governed by the state Board of Nursing.
  • Properly documenting all assessments and treatment measures in a timely fashion as outlined by state and facility protocols.
  • Maintaining confidentiality of patient records, treatments and communications as outlined in HIPAA regulations.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Graduated from an accredited School of Nursing program.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid unrestricted Virginia RN license issued by the board of nursing or a multi-state compact license.
  • Certified in Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers with current certification from an approved source.
  • Possesses a working knowledge of evidence-based principles and practices of professional nursing and skills to perform assessment.
  • Demonstrated ability to make competent decisions, perform physical examinations, develop care plans, document provided services and carry out prescribed orders.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, in accordance with dialogic practices.
  • Demonstrates the ability to perform complete assignments, implement nursing guidelines, utilize established nursing evaluation tools, and evaluate institutional patients within the Department of Corrections.
  • Knowledge of medication use, actions and side effects.
  • Utilize communication in the chain of command effectively and in a timely manner.
  • Ability to maintain VADOC and State Board of Nursing required annual accredited education hours.
  • Proficiency in standard computer applications, such as Microsoft Suite, Google Docs, etc.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prefer experience working in a Corrections or Law enforcement environment.
  • Prefer previous experience working with mental health patients.
  • Prefer experience in acute care and/or community health settings.
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