Full time Phlebotomist LPN Needed in Montgomery!
Company: Wexford Health
Posted on: October 8, 2018
Description Wexford Health Sources, one of the nation's leading innovative correctional health care companies, 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. Wexford Health has an exceptional opportunity for a Phlebotomist/LPN to join our team of healthcare professionals at Kilby Correctional Facility in Montgomery, AL. POSITION SUMMARY Performs phlebotomy procedures and deals with complications that may arise using a variety of phlebotomy techniques to ensure the proper collection of specimen samples meets laboratory requirements. Properly prepares and packages all specimens for courier transport in a timely manner and ensures all lab work is complete and error free. ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES Performs a proper and successful phlebotomy procedure and deals with complications that may arise. Uses variety of phlebotomy techniques to ensure that the proper collection of specimen samples meets laboratory requirements. Properly prepares and packages all specimens for courier transport in a timely manner and ensures all lab work is complete and error free. Checks paperwork for completeness and accuracy of information; keeps lab logs, reference materials and other important data up to date; and complete and submit monthly statistical data. Follows all safety precautions and requirements as outlined by Wexford Health and the institution to ensure the best possible work conditions for all. Under the clinical guidance of a Registered Nurse, assists in the assessment of the physical, psychological and social dimensions of patients in the health care unit and as necessary in the housing units. Assist in planning and implementing individual treatment programs in the health care unit and housing unit by utilizing available resources and consulting with registered nurses, physicians and correctional officers. Implement medical plan through administering medications and intervention in accordance with physician instructions. Document nursing encounters, patient response, effectiveness, complications etc., and communicate information to supervisory personnel and physicians in accordance with physician's orders. Wipes down all drawing area surfaces on a daily basis. Orders all laboratory supplies and keep an inventory on a monthly basis. Attends staff meetings and training sessions when scheduled to ensure being up-to-date on company policies and procedures. Maintains the confidentiality of inmate records. The duties and responsibilities outlined herein are for payroll purposes only; employees may be assigned other duties as required. PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Essential duties are routinely performed in a general office and clinical environment. Duties may require work in at a station/desk and entail paperwork, use of computers, fax machines, copiers, and other business machines and medical equipment. Essential duties may require the following physical demands: the strength to lift and carry material weighing up to 30 pounds; vision to read printed materials and computer screen; walking; reaching; carrying; stooping; bending; squatting; prolonged sitting; handling (hand movement); hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone; intellectual skills including short and long term memory, abstract reasoning, and decision making. Must be able to ambulate throughout the facility for extended periods of time; specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distant vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus; must be able to clearly communicate orally and via written and typed correspondence and notes using various forms, records, charts, and electronic media. This position may require rotating assignments, operating on a 24 hour a day, 7 days a week schedule where employee is subject to both voluntary and mandatory overtime. Employee may be exposed to a challenging environment, which may include exposure to Bloodborne and Airborne Pathogens, and loud noises. Minimum Requirements Job Requirements: EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS LICENSING Current unrestricted Alabama Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) License CERTIFICATION CPR certification EDUCATION Graduate from an accredited school of nursing PREFERRED EXPERIENCE One to three (1-3) months related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience Correctional Experience preferred OTHER PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Flexible, dependable, and reliable Strong interpersonal skills Strong verbal and written communication skills Demonstrated knowledge of and performance of nursing policies and procedures Ability to competently manage multiple priorities simultaneously Be capable of giving CPR instructions and ability to take charge in a CPR emergency Ability to work in a stressful environment Support philosophy, objectives and goals of nursing department Assume individual accountability for own conduct and maintenance of professional appearance Approach change in a positive manner Maintain the confidentiality of inmate records Must be able assist staff with various policies, administrative and organizational projects. "team-player"
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