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Licensed Practical Nurse - Muncy (pa4230-pm)

Nursing | Muncy, PA | Contract

Job Description

Licensed Practical Nurse 

Work Location: Muncy PA


Job Summary/Description 

This is practical nursing work in the care and treatment of individuals with a mental or physical injury or illness and/or developmental disability or the care of individuals having difficulty meeting their daily living activities at a Commonwealth facility.  Performs all aspects of general nursing care and clinical duties for which licensing and training apply.   

Job Duties/Responsibilities/Functions (including but not limited to)

  • Implements nursing care plans as assigned and directed by the Registered Nurse or Physician by checking vital signs, administering medications, performing treatments, utilizing restorative techniques, and activities of daily living, and reinforces education in order to ensure quality service is provided.

  • Assesses inmates’ needs by appropriate observations and reports physical and emotional behavior of inmates.

  • Maintains accurate medical records on inmates.

  • Maintains record of all controlled substances and narcotics.

  • Prepares and administers medications ordered by the physician and records the administration of medications and treatments.

  • Carries out therapeutic treatment prescribed or ordered for the inmate.

  • Adheres to all infection control procedures.

  • Completes or assists inmates with daily living activities and hygiene to insure basic physical care needs are met.

  • Inventories supplies and equipment and maintains adequate stock of all treatment areas.

  • Assists in preparing medical incident reports on injuries or sudden illnesses of inmates.

  • Sterilizes supplies and instruments using chemical and steam methods.

  • Administers visual acuity, tele-binocular examinations, EKG’s. etc.

  • Responds to emergencies and administer first aid and CPR when appropriate medical conditions are present.

  • Maintains job skills by attendance at mandatory in-service, out-service and meetings.

  • All other duties as assigned by the RN Supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Requires current Pennsylvania License for Practical Nurse or is eligible to sit for the Practical Nurse Licensure Examination.

  • Proficient computer skills to include, but not limited to, Microsoft Office products.

  • Ability to enter health data for residents into electronic medical records data base.

About InGenesis

InGenesis is dedicated to placing people in positions that preserve life, improve lives and inspire others. This does not happen without passionate people, skilled colleagues who are motivated to create innovative solutions and deliver superior service to our clients. Founded in 1998, InGenesis manages thousands of employees, including pioneering healthcare, science, technology and pharma professionals.  The workforce solutions company includes almost half of the Fortune 500 in its nearly 300 clients.  It is recognized as one of the largest healthcare staffing firms, and InGenesis is the largest minority/women owned healthcare staffing firm in North America.   


EEOC Statement

We support a diverse workforce and is an Equal Opportunity Employer who does not discriminate against employees and applicants for employment on the basis of race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or other classification protected by law.