Registered Nurse Klamath County Jail Performs medical care of inmates housed in the Klamath County Jail in accordance with licensed physician’s orders.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following: Provide medical and medication support to inmates under the direction of the Medical Director. Evaluates people arrested for acceptance into jail; processes and completes initial medical screening. Assesses medical records of detainees, reviews medications, prescriptions, orders, and records, reviews intake records, interviews detainees about medication and medical issues.
Education and Experience: Licensed in Oregon as a Registered Nurse. Knowledge of nursing techniques and procedures; expanded training in emergency medical care, substance abuse treatment/counseling and assessment skills; experience in medical and lab equipment and testing procedures; knowledge of medication; knowledge of interviewing and counseling techniques.