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LVN - Licensed Vocational Nurse
Job Number: 3091746
Location: Odessa, TX
Facility: TX: Odessa Detention Center
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Community Education Centers (CEC) is a leading provider of residential and outpatient community corrections programs. Working in over 100 locations across the U.S., we provide a foundation of support to change addictive and criminal behaviors and effectively prepare our residents for community reintegration. With programming that encompass assessment, drug and alcohol education, and education services for juvenile and adult populations. We are redefining effective means to reduce recidivism.



The Odessa Detention Center is seeking a full-time Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN).

The incumbent of this position is responsible for providing technical paraprofessional nursing services to inmates at the correctional facility. Duties may include, but will not be limited to, providing complete maintenance of all medical records, including pulling and filing records daily for sick calls, dentist visits and physician visits. Establishes initial medical record file for new inmates. Responsible for breaking down records for discharges or transferred inmates, and forwards same to proper agencies.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES -
Assists in sick call screening and physical examinations under the supervision of physicians and nurses based upon physician's orders and physician's protocols. Records health care complaints and takes patient histories. Takes and records necessary vital signs of inmate patients. Collects samples for laboratory examinations and issues routine medications. Records treatment provided according to physician's orders and physician's protocol.



QUALIFICATIONS
Graduation from an accredited school of Nursing or completion of a comparable period of training as determined by the State Licensing authority. Licensure as a LVN in accordance with State Statues. Experience in providing health support services in a hospital, clinic, or infirmaries desirable.



Community Education Centers offers unlimited potential for career growth, a comprehensive benefits program including medical, dental, and 401(k). To apply, please visit our website at: www.cecintl.com.
 
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
 
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