Infectious Disease Registered Nurse

Lanham, Maryland 20706

22-10-2020

  • Full time
  • $$31.50/per hour

Job Description

LPR International is seeking an experienced Registered Nurse to support our client in PG County. 

 

Responsibilities: 

  • Responds back to any emails that were received over night. These emails consist of potential/confirmed Infectious Disease Exposures for County employees. The exposures include but are not limited to COVID-19, BBP, TB, MRSA, etc. 
  • Contact the affected employee(s), obtain necessary demographic and source patient information. Contact the hospital’s Infection Control Officer for source patient testing. Contacting the Infection Control Officer is done by phone call and submit the necessary paperwork, via email, at their request. Document all information in Occu-Source and the exposure notebook. Follow up with the Infection Control Officer every 2 hours until labs are received or until the officer is able to provide a return time on requests. 
  • Conduct Infectious control classes for all county departments at their facilities approximately 2 to 5 days a week. (Corrections, Fire, Police, Sherriff, Health). Classes can last 2 to 4 hours and have a capacity of 10 to 70 patients per class. 
  • Assess for Signs and symptoms for allergic reactions from injections. 
  • Provide injections (intramuscular and intradermal) to necessary departments and provide knowledgeable information on all injections. 
  • Provide a Flu Clinic for all County Departments. This entails a class along with providing the injections. 
  • Provide assistance with county physicals/stress testing at the onsite clinic as needed. 

 

Qualifications:  

  • A strong working knowledge and skills to use a variety of computer systems is highly desirable.  
  • A minimum of 1-3 years of nursing experience. 
  • Able to pass a background check with the Dept of Corrections. 

 

Licensure/Certification/Registration 

  • Possess and maintain a current license to practice as a RN. 

 

Additional Info: 

  • Hours of Operations M-F 7a-7p and alternating weekends 8a-12p (some weekend and evening hours are required depending on the need) 
  • Alternating weeks of On-call exposure services from 8a-4:30p (phone provided by Client Company) 

LPR International is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, status as a covered veteran, military discharge status, criminal records that have been sealed or expunged, arrest records not resulting in conviction or any other characteristic protected by federal, state and/or local law. 
 

About LPR International

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Ireidy Ayala Salgado

Lanham, MD, United States

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