Registered Nurse (SLIPC) - 23737675
FT Registered Nurse $38.60 plus $4.23 (HW), at the South Louisiana Processing Center in Basile, LA
***Shift Differential, Weekday Nights-$1.50 per hour***
***Shift Differential, Weekend Nights-$3.00 per hour***
Are you a Registered Nurse (RN) looking for a challenging yet rewarding environment, where you can really make a difference? Are you passionate about people and believe that everyone deserves the highest quality of healthcare? If so, then we have the role for you! As the industry's global leader in evidence-based rehabilitation, we are looking for people like you to add to our growing team of professionals!
Join A Community That Cares
Joining GEO means contributing to our mission to provide the best rehabilitation and community reintegration programs and services to those in our care. GEO is a place for professional growth, exploration, creativity, and valuable interpersonal relationships. Interested in achieving extraordinary things? Send in your application. Every one of our employees makes us who we are.
Role and Responsibilities
Working alongside our Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), you’ll play a vital part in providing the highest level of Nursing care to inmates/detainees while putting a special focus on maintaining our safe and secure workplace.
- Provide nursing care within your capacity and refer other medical problems to the appropriate physician.
- Perform comprehensive physical assessment and medical history.
- Periodically evaluate patients' symptoms, reactions, and progress, and report problems to Physician and management.
- Securely administer medication, taking precautions against drug hoarding and trafficking.
- Make sure prescribed medications are administered as instructed.
- Provide patient education for Chronic Illnesses, post-hospitalization, post-surgical procedures.
- Supervises the workflow of the LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse) staff and provides input into performance evaluation.
- Document all detainee/inmate contacts and keep medical records confidential.
- Follow industry and company accreditation policies.
We're looking for individuals from different backgrounds
Building an inclusive culture where every employee can perform to their maximum potential is the center of GEO’s employee value proposition. Our success is based on diversity in our workforce and the inclusion of eclectic perspectives, ideas, and backgrounds. Everyone is encouraged to apply. Here’s to unlimited ideas, increased productivity, and innovative solutions!
Excellent diagnostic skills, patience and natural empathy are all key qualities we look for. Our employees feel proud to play a role in our patient’s re-entry to society.
- Associate’s or Bachelor's degree from an approved program; graduate of an accredited school of nursing required. Must have a current, unrestricted license to practice as Registered Nurse in the state the facility is located. Maintains a current copy of license on file at the facility at all times.
- Two (2) years of direct work experience preferred.
- Must possess competence in the performance of the following services: crisis intervention, medical emergencies, physical assessment, medical nursing care, and psychiatric nursing care.
- Must have the ability to work without direct, immediate supervision in performing nursing diagnosis, and be able provide appropriate follow through treatment.
- Frequently: Lift or carry and push/pull up to 40 lbs.; walk, stand, sit, bend, stoop and reach above shoulder level.
- Occasionally: Lift or carry and push/pull up to 60 lbs.; work with machinery and climb.