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LPNs needed to join the nursing team at the Hampton Sheriff's Department's 3 facilities.  Nurses will rotate through the 3 facilities of the Sheriff's Department providing care to prisoners.   

Day Shift: 8:00am - 4:30pm

Evening Shift: 4:00pm - 12:30am

Every other weekend 

$18.00 per hour

No Overtime

MUST BE FLEXIBLE TO WORK ANY SHIFT AS NEEDED. 

MUST BE ABLE TO PASS BACKGROUND CHECK AND DRUG TEST! 

Facility is open 7-days per week. 

GENERAL ST ATEMENT OF RESPONSIBILITIES

In a team relationship with the Registered Nurse, the Licensed Practical Nurse contributes to the nursing process through on-going systematic data collection, assisting in the health assessment, recording observations, goal identification and patient health education.

Performs duties under the direct supervision of the Health Sendees Administrator and is accountable for use of delegated authority.

Pursuant to §15.2-1603 of the Code of Virginia incumbent is appointed at-will and senses at the pleasure of the Sheriff. This position is non-exempt.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  •  Responds to initiates the care for medical emergencies throughout the facility. This includes the ability to perform continuous CPR until properly relieved.

  • Administers and documents medications on the Medication Administration Record.

  • Assists with histories and physicals on inmates.

  • Assesses patient's health status and refers to appropriate level of healthcare provider.

  • Physically assists Physician in patient examinations and treatments.

  • Documents all nursing care provided.

  •  Implements and follows up on Physician / Dentist written orders and verbal orders if permitted.

  •  Teaches healthcare information to patients and correctional staff.

  •  Adheres to safety and security policies and participates in disaster drills.

  • Performs venipuncture and I. V. therapy, if certified.

  • Collects samples, specimens and cultures per Physician orders.

  • Follows security regulations for keys,, sharps .and.control.led medications.

  •  Ability to deal with and respond to stressful situations in a stressful environment.

  • Requires regular and reliable attendance.

  •  Adheres to Universal Precautions and other appropriate infection control practices.

  •  PERFORMANCE STANDARD

    All Employees are expected to follow all Federal, State and local laws; effectively work together to meet the needs of the community and the organization through work behaviors demonstrating the expectations of the Hampton Sheriffs Office. Employees are also expected to lead by example and demonstrate the highest level of ethics.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE

     Collects pertinent data through observation, interview, other members of the health team, and communicates changes in the patient condition to other patient care providers.

        Records all data obtained through assessment in the patient’s health record.

        In a team relationship with the Registered Nurse, contributes to the Nursing Care Planning.

        Assist in the formation of a written plan.

  Assists in identifying both short and long term timed measurable goals with anticipated behavioral changes.

        Assists in setting priority when planning care to meet the patient’s needs.

         Assist with patient healthcare and participates in nuilti-disciplinary care conferences.

        Counts CDS Drugs and contraband, if required.

        Assist Physician in minor medical / surgical procedures.

        Transcribes and posts all therapeutic orders generated by the Physician.

      Initiates and documents prescribed treatments for nursing interventions in compliance with policy and procedure.

        Administers routine and/or PRN medications as ordered.

        Practices universal precautions when providing nursing procedures.

        Assists in maintaining a neat, clean and safe environment for patients and coworkers.

        Keeps patient information confidential and respects the patient’s right to privacy.

        Keeps health team informed of observations and changing conditions of patients.

        Must maintain and show proof of an active state nursing license  and place a  copy of the license in the

personnel file maintained by the RN supervisor.

        Is cognizant and adheres to all security regulations of the institution.

        Attends scheduled in-service programs and staff meetings.

        Maintains an active CPR certification.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Graduate from a licensed Practical Nursing Program. Currently licensed as a Practical Vocational Nurse in the stale. Good physical health, able to function in a stressful environment arid relate well to the patients, security staff and healthcare team members.

ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS

The job may risk exposure to extreme heat and/or cold, wet or humid conditions, noise, fumes, odors, moving machinery, electrical shock, traffic and toxic or caustic chemicals. Risk of exposure to bio-hazard communicable diseases and bodily fluids.

PHYSICAL AND DEXTERITY REQUIREMENTS

Must have the capability to hear, speak and see to communicate with the general public. Must have the strength and ability to apprehend, subdue and restrain criminal offenders. Physical exertion may be required to climb stairs and over walls, run. bend, twist, reach, crawl through tight spaces, kneel in confined areas; sit for prolonged periods of time; movc/push/pull or lift heavy objects exceeding 50 lbs; Subject to 24-hour call back for emergencies. Requires annual physical. Requires operation of standard office equipment.

The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to he ail-inclusive. They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.

 

Send resume and references to Recruiter for immediate consideration .

 

 

 



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Experienced Medical Front Office Assistant needed for Specialty Practice  located in Newport News.  Answers phones, schedule patients, check in/out, verification of insurance.   The position in 4-10 hour days, 7:30a until close  (Could be as late as 7:00pm on some days).

Send resume and references for immediate consideration. 



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RNs needed to join the nursing team at the Hampton Sheriff's Department's 3 facilities.  Nurses will rotate through the 3 facilities of the Sheriff's Department providing care to prisoners.  

Day Shift: 8:00am - 4:30pm

Evening shift   of 4:00pm to 12:30am

MUST BE FLEXIBLE TO EITHER SHIFT AS NEEDED,  FACILITY OPEN 7-DAYS A WEEK. 

$24.00 per hour/No Overtime

GENERAL ST ATEMENT OF RESPONSIBILITIES

In a team relationship with the Registered Nurse/supervisor and the Licensed Practical Nursing staff contributes to the nursing process through on-going systematic data collection, assisting in the health assessment, recording observations, goal identification and patient health education.

Performs duties under the direct supervision of the Health Sendees Administrator and is accountable for use of delegated authority.

Pursuant to §15.2-1603 of the Code of Virginia incumbent is appointed at-will and senses at the pleasure of the Sheriff. This position is non-exempt.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  •  Responds to initiates the care for medical emergencies throughout the facility. This includes the ability to perform continuous CPR until properly relieved.

  • Administers and documents medications on the Medication Administration Record.

  • Assists with histories and physicals on inmates.

  • Assesses patient's health status and refers to appropriate level of healthcare provider.

  • Physically assists Physician in patient examinations and treatments.

  • Documents all nursing care provided.

  •  Implements and follows up on Physician / Dentist written orders and verbal orders if permitted.

  •  Teaches healthcare information to patients and correctional staff.

  •  Adheres to safety and security policies and participates in disaster drills.

  • Performs venipuncture and I. V. therapy, if certified.

  • Collects samples, specimens and cultures per Physician orders.

  • Follows security regulations for keys,, sharps .and.control.led medications.

  •  Ability to deal with and respond to stressful situations in a stressful environment.

  • Requires regular and reliable attendance.

  •  Adheres to Universal Precautions and other appropriate infection control practices.

  •  PERFORMANCE STANDARD

    All Employees are expected to follow all Federal, State and local laws; effectively work together to meet the needs of the community and the organization through work behaviors demonstrating the expectations of the Hampton Sheriffs Office. Employees are also expected to lead by example and demonstrate the highest level of ethics.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE

     Collects pertinent data through observation, interview, other members of the health team, and communicates changes in the patient condition to other patient care providers.

        Records all data obtained through assessment in the patient’s health record.

        In a team relationship with the Registered Nurse, contributes to the Nursing Care Planning.

        Assist in the formation of a written plan.

  Assists in identifying both short and long term timed measurable goals with anticipated behavioral changes.

        Assists in setting priority when planning care to meet the patient’s needs.

         Assist with patient healthcare and participates in nuilti-disciplinary care conferences.

        Counts CDS Drugs and contraband, if required.

        Assist Physician in minor medical / surgical procedures.

        Transcribes and posts all therapeutic orders generated by the Physician.

      Initiates and documents prescribed treatments for nursing interventions in compliance with policy and procedure.

        Administers routine and/or PRN medications as ordered.

        Practices universal precautions when providing nursing procedures.

        Assists in maintaining a neat, clean and safe environment for patients and coworkers.

        Keeps patient information confidential and respects the patient’s right to privacy.

        Keeps health team informed of observations and changing conditions of patients.

        Must maintain and show proof of an active state nursing license  and place a  copy of the license in the

personnel file .

        Is cognizant and adheres to all security regulations of the institution.

        Attends scheduled in-service programs and staff meetings.

        Maintains an active CPR certification.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Graduate from a licensed Registered Nursing Program. Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state. Good physical health, able to function in a stressful environment arid relate well to the patients, security staff and healthcare team members.

ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS

The job may risk exposure to extreme heat and/or cold, wet or humid conditions, noise, fumes, odors, moving machinery, electrical shock, traffic and toxic or caustic chemicals. Risk of exposure to bio-hazard communicable diseases and bodily fluids.

PHYSICAL AND DEXTERITY REQUIREMENTS

Must have the capability to hear, speak and see to communicate with the general public. Must have the strength and ability to apprehend, subdue and restrain criminal offenders. Physical exertion may be required to climb stairs and over walls, run. bend, twist, reach, crawl through tight spaces, kneel in confined areas; sit for prolonged periods of time; movc/push/pull or lift heavy objects exceeding 50 lbs; Subject to 24-hour call back for emergencies. Requires annual physical. Requires operation of standard office equipment.

The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to he ail-inclusive. They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.

 

Send resume and references to Recruiter for immediate consideration .

 

 

 



To Apply: For prompt consideration, paste or attach your resume to an e-mail (click my address below), or see my page for an address or phone numbers.

Recruiter: Melody Fortune       
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Cast Technician (Orthopedics)

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks; safely and effectively prioritize according to patient need.
  • Performs set-up and assists physician/NP with procedures and examinations.
  • Thoroughly and accurately obtains chief complaint and pertinent information from patient.                
  • Communicates chief complaint and pertinent information to appropriate health care provider.              
  • Safely and effectively executes physician/NP order.
  • Observes patient for response to care given.                                          
  • Reports changes in patient condition to appropriate health care provider.
  • Applies /Removes, casts, splints, sutures, staples, pins and dressing bandages.
  • Assembles, adjusts and fits canes, crutches and walkers to patient’s physical structure.
  • Applies and performs minor adjustments/repairs on durable medical equipment.
  • Maintains timely and accurate documentation of patient care.           
  • Documents patient response to care when applicable.
  • Documents telephone contact with patients.
  • Assists as department liaison for new employees and float personnel providing orientation/instruction to department procedures.              
  • Prepares lab and X-ray results for physician/NP review.         
  • Sets up and restocks exam rooms.      
  • Participates in patient call-backs. 
  • Prepares and processes instruments. 
  • Correctly files information in patients chart in electronic chart.
  • Demonstrates the ability to verify benefits, eligibility, and obtain necessary authorizations for durable medical equipment.

Qualifications

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & ABILITIES: 

  • Skills:  Excellent technical, customer service and communication skills.  Able to work under pressure, manage large patient volume, multi-task, and demonstrate team-building skills.
  • Knowledge:  Knowledge of all pertinent orthopedic equipment to meet current/future needs.
  • Abilities:  Must be able to multi-task, manage immediate patient concerns, and provide support in the Orthopedic Department. 

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 



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Recruiter: Melody Fortune       
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Well-Established Private Psychiatric Practice in Hampton, Virginia is searching for a Nurse Practitioner with Psych experience to join their Practice.  Join a team of Psychiatric professionals specializing in the treatment of adult and adolescents. Must hold license in Virginia.  Excellent salary is available and based on experience.  This position is available immediately. DIRECT HIRE WITH CLIENT

Send CV for immediate consideration to Recruiter.



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Dermatology Practice located in Williamsburg and Newport News, VA is searching for an experienced medical assistant to join their team.  Full-time hours. Competitive hourly wage. Dermatology experience is desired, but will consider a background in General Surgery or Plastic Surgery/Family Medicine.   Need excellent EMR skills. FAST- PACED!  

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Meigann Yeamans

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