Tuesday , April 16 2024

CDCR Jobs – Licensed Vocational Nurse

Website California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation

Job Description:

Under the supervision of the Supervising Registered Nurse (SRN) II/III, Correctional Facility (CF) and the clinical guidance of the Registered Nurse (RN), CF, the Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN), California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR), provides a basic and technical level of general nursing care to patients in a variety of correctional health care settings.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Participates in quality improvement activities such as chart reviews, audits, and participation on the Quality Improvement Team.
  • Assists in the development, revision, and implementation of all policies and procedures as directed by the CNE or designee.
  • Attends all trainings, meetings, and committees as directed by the Chief Nurse Executive (CNE) or designee.
  • Reports any unsafe equipment or inappropriate conduct and/or activity to management.
  • Collaborates with the Interdisciplinary Treatment Team (IDTT) to prevent or delay onset of a chronic disease and to coordinate care to achieve optimal clinical and quality-of-life outcomes.
  • Maintains a safe and secure work environment and follows all safety precautions and Department policies and procedures.
  • Participates in the care team meetings and population management sessions and effectively communicates with all disciplines involved in the care of the patient.

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to perform nursing procedures as regulated by licensure and certification.
  • Ability to observe and document symptoms and behavior.
  • Ability to maintain records and prepare reports.
  • Ability to gain the interest, respect, and cooperation of inmates.
  • Ability to work effectively with inmates and the interdisciplinary treatment team.
  • Ability to function effectively in an emergency situation.
  • Ability to practice universal precautions.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Possession of a valid, active license from the State of California to practice as a Licensed Vocational Nurse.

Job Details:

Company: California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Bakersfield, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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