Thursday , February 2 2023

LA County Lifeguard Jobs For Nursing Assistant

Website Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department

Job Description:

Assists in the provision of nursing care and medical treatment of inmate patients in Los Angeles County jail facilities.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Makes rounds of in-patient areas and cells to observe and report condition of all inmate patients to designated registered nurse personnel.
  • Obtains vital signs and information, observes visible signs of patient condition and reports these observations to the designated registered nurse.
  • Obtains and documents computerized medical histories, observing patients for visible medical conditions or symptoms of disease.
  • Assists physicians by preparing charts and obtaining specimens and/or results from Electrocardiogram (EKG), pulse oximetry, or blood sugar monitoring.
  • Applies dressings; administers hand held nebulizer breathing treatment; administers medication including topical, oral, by injection and controlled drugs; and administers therapeutic measures.
  • Performs medical/mental health screenings in the Inmate Reception Center under close supervision of the designated registered nurse.
  • Reviews orders by medical or psychiatric providers to identify unaddressed medical or mental health issues and reports to the designated registered nurse.
  • Issues passes and calls in inmate patients to be seen by medical providers and assists with examinations as needed.
  • Observes and reports objective behavior of patients undergoing narcotic withdrawal, delirium tremens, or suffering from effects of mental illness to the designated registered nurse.

Job Requirements:

  • A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions.

Job Details:

Company: Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Other

Job Location: Los Angeles, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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