Description of Work
CONSIDERED FOR A SALARY INCREASE WITH SELECTION TO THIS POSITION IF THE DUTIES ADVERTISED REPRESENT A SIGNIFICANT INCREASE IN RESPONSIBILITY, LEVEL OR SCOPE OF THOSE CURRENTLY PERFORMED.
This is a Lead/Charge Nurse position at New Hanover Correctional Center in Wilmington, NC. New Hanover is a male, minimum custody facility.
This position provides professional nursing care/treatment to patients in accordance with medical protocols in a supervisory capacity. Work includes conducting needs assessments; developing, implementing and evaluating treatment plans; and providing patient care and education to inmates in a state correctional facility.
This position requires sick call assessments, medication administration, phlebotomy sticks, transcribing MD/PA orders, patient education, thorough medical documentation, monitoring/ treatment of communicable diseases, and responding to emergencies.
Individuals may be required to work any shift based on current needs of the institution, weekends and Holidays with limited clinical supervision. This position will be the Lead RN assigned to the evening shift however, any position is subject to work any shift based on the needs of the facility.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies
Listed below are the knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) associated with this position. These KSAs, along with the minimum education and experience listed, are required in order to be deemed "eligible" for the position. Therefore, you must demonstrate through documented experience or provide supporting information within the body of your application to demonstrate your possession of ALL KSAs listed.
Documented knowledge in communicating information to patients and licensed staff related to treatment and patient care
Documented knowledge of professional nursing, techniques and practices
Documented knowledge in planning, implementing and evaluating patient care
Documented knowledge of medications and carrying out prescribed treatments
Documented knowledge of maintaining records and reports
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of North Carolina and one year of nursing experience.
Supplemental and Contact Information
The NC Department of Public Safety (DPS) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages qualified men and women to apply. DPS uses the Merit-Based Recruitment and Selection Plan to fill positions subject to the State Personnel Act with the most qualified individuals. Hiring salary will be based on relevant qualifications, internal equity and budgetary considerations pertinent to the advertised position.
Online applications are only accepted through http://www.oshr.nc.gov/jobs/
Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the state application. Embedded or attached resumes ARE NOT accepted as a substitution for a completed application.
To receive credit for all of your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the State of North Carolina application in the Education and Work Experience sections of the applications form. Any information omitted cannot be considered for qualifying credit.
Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Applicants seeking Veteran's Preference must attach a DD form 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, along with your application.
During the online application process if additional documentation is required, attach the documentation at the bottom of Step 4 in the application process.
If applying for a position certified through the North Carolina Department of Justice-Criminal Justice Standards Division, refer to http://www.ncdoj.gov/getdoc/831a884b-7b81-42bf-aa64-6d725bbbd49e/Criminal-Justice-Education-and-Training-Standards.aspx for specific certification requirements.
The NC Department of Public Safety must adhere to the United States Department of Justice Final Rule on the "National Standards to Prevent, Detect, and Respond to Prison Rape" under the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Standards at 28 C.F.R. Part 115 Docket No.
OAG-131 RIN 1105-AB34. Refer to http://www.ncdps.gov/document/prea-hiring-and-promotion-prohibitions for hiring and promotion prohibition requirements for all positions in the NC Department of Public Safety.
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