Certified Nursing Assistant at FMC Devens

Location: Worcester, MA, United States
Date Posted: 01-11-2019
Available Position: Six (6) Certified Nursing Assistants II (CNA)
Place of Performance:  These services will be rendered on‐site for the inmate population incarcerated at the Federal Medical Center (FMC) ‐ Devens located at 42 Patton Rd, Devens, MA 01434.

Work Schedule:  Each CNA will work eight hours per day, 5 days per week, excluding Federal Holidays. These hours may be adjusted to meet the needs of the institution. The contractor shall not normally exceed 40 hours per week. Schedules will general be posted 14 days in advance.

Contract Period: Five (5) years (60 months), rewed annually until September 30, 2023.
Scope of Work: The contractor will provide certified nursing assistant services for those inmate patients referred to them by the Health Services Department at the FMC. Services rendered shall be professional in nature, provided consistent with community standards of care. The Contractor has sole responsibility and discretion for choosing and implementing the manner and method of performing tasks outlined in this Statement of Work (provided all requirements are met in accordance with the policies described below). Contractor shall adhere to all applicable federal, state, and local regulations during the performance of duties. 

These services will include the following:
The contractor shall be responsible for providing verification of credentials.
Provides assistance to the Registered Nurses and Licensed Practical Nurses in performing patient care activities with General Population and/or Mental Health inmates
Assists with admissions and discharges from the unit
Bedside care and assisting patients with activities of daily living
Assists with toileting, incontinence care, showering and dressing
Safely transfers/transports patients in wheelchairs or on gurneys
Assists with ambulation, turning and positioning of patients
Assists the RN or LPN with respiratory care (coughing, deep breathing, etc.) as well as intake and output measuring/documentation, patient vital signs and other patient care or procedures not requiring the knowledge or experience of a RN or LPN
Secures specimens for laboratory analysis (i.e. urine, stool, sputum, etc.), labels specimens and transports them to the lab
Assists with postmortem care
Restock supplies
Documents actions in the Bureau Electronic Medical Record (BEMR)
Responsible for all other duties and tasks assigned by the supervisor

Inmate Management: Provision of services will require frequent and unsupervised contact with inmates. The contractor shall not be responsible for the management of any inmates, other than to ensure inmates involved within the scope of work abide by all rules to ensure their safety and well being.

The contractor shall NOT:
1. Supervise inmates
2. Supervise Bureau of Prisons Staff
3. Participate in inmate accountability
4. Requisition, sign for or pick up supplies
5. Formulate policy or procedures
6. Attend recalls or staff functions

Certified Nursing Assistant Qualifications:
(a) Valid and current certification as a nursing assistant in the United States
(b) Minimum of 1 year recent experience as a certified nursing assistant. Experience in corrections preferred, but not required.
(c) Proof of CPR certification.

JOB APPLICATION LINK:   https://ghg.catsone.com/careers
Ana Rowling
Recruiter Manager
2151 Linglestown Road, Suite 180 Harrisburg, PA 17110
Email: ana@globalhealthcaregroup.com
Inquiries about this position must be sent by email.
GHG is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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