Registered Nurse::ICE Detention Facility
Company: STG International Inc
Posted on: February 15, 2020
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DescriptionSTG International is seeking qualified candidates for
the Registered Nurse position to work full-time providing medical
care to detainees in custody in support of ICE Health Service Corps
at the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Medical Facility.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Initiates and maintains compliance with NCCHC policies for
Provides direct nursing care to detainees.
Performs medical histories on detainees entering the Service
Processing Center (SPC). Any medical problems are referred to the
physician, or mid level provider.
Evaluates health care needs of detainees and develops nursing care
plans to meet those needs.
Provides triage and screening of detainees during sick call.
Identifies and manages minor illnesses as directed under
established nursing guidelines and refers other medical problems to
the appropriate medical provider.
Provides group and individual health education to detainees.
Assists the medical provider with medical appointments by taking
the detainees vital signs, documenting them in the chart and
assisting as necessary.
Ensures the medical providers orders are implemented.
Ensures that medications prescribed are administered as ordered.
When medication orders are signed off, initials are placed next to
the order and circled.
Applies knowledge of drugs and therapeutics in dispensing
Maintains security when dispensing medications and is continually
cognizant of the potential hazard of drug hoarding and trafficking
Destroys and properly disposes of all needles/syringes. Maintains
accuracy of Sharps Log.
Maintains non-involvement in the security aspects of care.
Documents using S.O.A.P. format, followed by the nurses signature
and name stamp.
Documents all detainee contacts.
Maintains patient and medical record confidentiality.
Performs or assists in the performance of emergency treatment of
injury or illness to detainees as required.
Carries out orders authorized by the physician, nurse Practitioner,
Provides nebulizer treatments; inserts indwelling urinary
catheters; irrigates indwelling urinary catheters.
Follows procedures as designated in the Lippincott Nursing
May prepare statistical information, regularly scheduled reports,
or special reports as necessary.
Draws labs as requested and collects laboratory specimens.
Attends general/medical staff meetings.
Coordinates health care needs of detainees with other staff members
and coordinates referrals to off-site providers as required.
Assures a safe and clean working environment.
Provides care for psychiatric patients.
Performs record keeping functions in accordance with program
Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Responsible for maintenance of medical equipment and quality
control of laboratory reagents.
May serve as medical escort of detainees as needed for
Maintains medical supply stock level, restocking as needed. May
order supplies (lab and other supplies).
Performs or designates other staff to dispose of biologically
hazardous wastes on a regular basis.
May participate in QI Reviews.
If an Infirmary (Short Stay Unit) is onsite, provides daily nursing
care as needed and notifies physician, or PA/NP of any abnormal
findings. Makes beds for patients in the Infirmary.
STG International, Inc. (STGi) is a dynamic government contracting
company dedicated to providing leading-edge Medical Staffing
services, Human Resource Services and System Solutions, Management
and Data Resources Consulting Services, and Professional and
Administrative Services to our government and military
Headquartered in Alexandria, VA, STGi was founded in 1997 to
provide high quality management and technical services to federal
clients. As a woman-owned, minority-owned business, recruiting a
diverse corps of employees is important to us. We look for
individuals with talents both broad and focused and who are looking
to make a difference in our country – one patient at a time, one
solution at a time.
STGi offers an outstanding benefits package which includes Medical,
Dental, Vision, 401k with company match and a generous PTO policy.
STG International is an EEO compliant organization.
Bachelor's degree in Nursing (BSN) preferred.
The incumbent maintains a current nursing license and meets
continuing education requirements for the State(s) licensed in.
Must be licensed in the state where the facility is located.
Maintains current CPR certification.
Knowledge of and ability to apply professional nursing principals,
procedures, and techniques to patient care and nursing
Practical knowledge of medication, administration guidelines, and
pharmaceutical agents and their desired and adverse effects in
order to recognize untoward effects and take appropriate corrective
Knowledge of training methods and sufficient interpersonal skills
to develop a rapport with patients and co-workers during which
instructional and educational information is presented.
Knowledge of and participation in established clinic, program and
NCCHC requirements on safety, infection control, quality assurance,
maintenance of records of patients seen, statistical information
Alertness and skill in providing care and reacting to emergency
Ability to provide patient health education instruction.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS Work requires walking, standing, bending, and some
lifting, for example to assist patients out of wheelchairs.
Tacoma, Washington, United States
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