Licensed Practical Nurses
Company: STG International Inc
Posted on: January 13, 2022
Correctional Medicine opening in Batavia, New York. This and
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STG International is accepting resumes of qualified candidates for
the LVN/LPN position to work full-time and PRN providing medical
care to detainees in custody in support of ICE Health Service Corps
at the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Medical Facility.
The ICE Health Services Corps (IHSC) exists within the
organizational structure of the United States Immigration and
Customs Enforcement (ICE), Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO)
under the supervision of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
The United States Public Health Service (USPHS) Commissioned Corps
Officers, civil service staff and contractors comprise the
healthcare professionals working together to provide quality
healthcare services. IHSC serves as the medical experts for ICE for
detainee health care.
IHSC's mission is to provide medical care to maintain the health of
individuals in the custody of ICE through an integrated health care
delivery system, based on nationally recognized correctional,
detention and residential health care standards. The Agency is
committed to providing healthcare services to protect the nation's
health, reduce global disease and provide medical support for the
law enforcement mission of the safe apprehension, enforcement and
removal of detained individuals involved in immigration
proceedings. IHSC is committed to ensuring a system of care that is
ethical, responsible, and accountable through rigorous surveillance
and monitoring activities.
MAJOR DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provides direct care to patients within discipline Scope of
Practice and performs functions in accordance with current accepted
practice, licensure, certification, credentialing and or granted
Provides treatment of persons throughout the life span as
appropriate to discipline and facility setting.
May be expected to respond to and or coordinate response to medical
Evaluates health care needs of residents and assists RN in the
development of nursing care plans to meet those needs.
Assists with gathering resident data during sick call and medical
Obtains medical information on residents using pre-established
questionnaire and appropriately refers abnormal findings or
responses or stated medical problems to the RN, midlevel provider
Maintains safety when dispensing medications and is continually
cognizant of the potential hazards of drug hoarding and trafficking
Provide patient/resident education as appropriate.
May coordinate health care needs of residents with healthcare team
and referrals to off-site providers as appropriate for
Assures a safe and clean working environment at all times.
Participates as member of health care team to ensure that needed
equipment, supplies and logs are available, clean, functional and
up to date.These services will be primarily to conduct tuberculosis
surveillance i.e. digital single view chest xrays.
Collect laboratory specimens as requested per IHSC policy and
Other duties as assigned.
ATTRIBUTES AND PROFESSIONAL QUALITIES:
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Critical thinking skills
Integrity and honesty.
Verbal and written proficiency in Spanish (preferred, not
Experience in a detention/correctional or residential healthcare
setting (preferred, not required).
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Degree issuing institution and or program must be accredited by an
entity recognized by the U.S. Department of Education
Graduate from an approved, accredited Vocational/Practical Nurse
program located in a State, the District of Columbia, or a U.S.
Must have a minimum of one year of experience in a hospital,
medical office or outpatient clinical setting.
Maintains current, active and unrestricted LVN/LPN license by the
state in which the duty station is located. Any changes to license
must be reported to employer immediately.
This position does not require privileging by IHSC.
Maintains BLS for Healthcare Providers® certification through the
American Heart Association.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Ability and proficiency to properly use equipment, materials and
supplies in simple diagnostic and treatment procedures.
Ability to work in a multi-cultural and multi-lingual
Ability to utilize telephonic interpreter/translation services to
complete assigned duties if not fluent in a language the patient
Ability to adapt to sudden changes in schedules and flexibility in
Ability to communicate proficiently in English (verbal and written)
in order to develop positive rapport with patients, co-workers and
Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships in
a multidisciplinary environment.
Ability to navigate in an electronic work environment including
electronic health records, web based training and
Knowledge of, and moderate proficiency in, common Microsoft Office
programs, specifically Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and
Knowledge of regulations (HIPAA/Privacy Act) regarding the
confidentiality of patient medical records and information as well
as Personally Identifiable Information (PII).
DUTY HOURS/ON-CALL REQUIREMENTS:
IHSC operates 24/7/365; this position is required to respond during
an emergency activation.
This full time position requires availability to work day, evening
and night shifts. Availability during weekends and holidays is also
On-call availability is not required for this position.
The Department of Homeland Security's Personnel Security Unit (PSU)
must render a Preliminary Favorable Fitness Determination to be
considered a qualified candidate.
A Complete Favorable Fitness Determination must be rendered by PSU
upon completion of initial and subsequent background investigations
to meet the requirements of this position.
Required to walk unaided at a normal pace for up to 10 minutes and
Required to respond to any medical emergency within 4 minutes,
where a fast walk or jog may be necessary to provide
Required to perform CPR/emergency care standing or kneeling.
Must have the ability to assist sick, injured or aging detainees or
staff exiting the building during an emergency (may require
lifting, dragging, wheeling or carrying someone who weighs
significantly more than self).
Must be able to see, hear and smell with or without the use of
aides if necessary (exceptions on a case by case basis).
Must easily alternate between kneeling and standing.
Must be able to lift, push, or carry 30 pounds.
Must perform the duties in a stressful and often austere
environment without physical limitations.
Must be capable of standing on hard services (cement floors) for
long periods of time.
STG International, Inc (STGi) is a workforce solutions company
providing comprehensive healthcare delivery, Head Start and
management consulting services and human capital solutions help our
clients. Our services and solutions help our clients sustain and
enhance their operations to better accomplish their mission.
STGi offers a competitive benefits package which includes Medical,
Dental, Vision, 401k with company match and a generous PTO
STG International, Inc. is committed to hiring and retaining a
diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without
regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran
status, disability, or any other protected class.
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