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LPN/Paramedic - Correctional Medicine in Cambridge, Ohio at TeamHealth

Date Posted: 6/22/2024

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Job Description

Are you an LPN or Paramedic who is passionate about a vast array of medical pathology that you may not see in a typical healthcare setting?

TeamHealth has the perfect opportunity for you with TeamHealth in Cambridge, Ohio. Enjoy providing evidence-based care, addressing needs not wants, while experiencing a large degree of medical autonomy. Because the population you will be providing intentional care for lack ordinary access to medical care, work is socially meaningful and impactful to a deeper level. The environment you will work in is safer than most healthcare settings as safety and security takes precedence.


601 Southgate Parkway, Cambridge, OH 43725


In this role, you will be free from coding, billing, insurance, satisfaction surveys, ICD-10 and DRGS. While you will be on call, it is very rare that this requires going in unless to set up a life-sustaining medication. In this role, you will enjoy 8 paid off holidays.


The LPN/Paramedic performs a variety of duties under the direction of the Director of Correctional Medicine and the jail physician. The LPN/Paramedic will work as a part of a health care team to assess patient needs, plan and modify care and implement interventions. LPN/Paramedic performs all clinical orders in a timely and accurate manner, adhering to all regulatory requirements.


Job Requirements


- Graduation from an accredited school of Nursing or certified LPN program

- 2 to 3 years of experience working as an LPN in a medical environment

- Valid registration as an LPN in the State of Ohio

- Possession of current CPR Certification


- Knowledge of the standard operating procedures of the Correctional Health Care Division.

- Knowledge of all emergency care procedures and ability to render emergency patient care.

- Knowledge of equipment used in the delivery of health care and its care.

- Ability to accurately follow specific instructions and guidelines.

- Ability to assess potentially dangerous situations and take the appropriate action to safe guard self, other employees and inmates.

- Skill in the use of radio equipment.

- Knowledge of State Standards for Jails as applicable to this position.

- Ability to make sound and reasonable decisions under stressful conditions.


- Moderate physical effort, including assistance to the disabled patient in transfers to and from wheelchairs, exam tables, bathroom etc.

- Associated health risks related to patient exposure including body fluids and needles

- Occasional standing/bending

- Moderate to high stress level

This position may require manual dexterity and/or frequent use of the computer, telephone, 10-key, calculator, office machines (copier, scanner, fax) and/or the ability to perform repetitive motions and/or meet production standards to comply with the essential functions. Also, may require physical and/or mental stamina to work overtime, additional hours beyond a regular schedule and/or more than five days per week.


Cooperative, positive, courteous and professional behavior and conduct is an essential function of every position. All employees must be able to work with others beyond giving and receiving instructions. This includes getting along with co-workers, peers and management without exhibiting behavior extremes. Job functions may require personal leadership skills such as conflict resolution, negotiating, instructing, persuading, speaking with others as well as responding appropriately to job performance feedback from the supervisor. Additionally, the information contained in this job description has been designated to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position.


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