Correctional healthcare is not just a job. It's a calling.
By choosing a career with Corizon Health, you are choosing the opportunity to truly make a difference in the health, well-being, and future of the patients you serve. We take pride in being a pioneer provider of correctional healthcare.
As a Corizon Health professional, you have access to the resources and support to enhance your skills, build a solid foundation to reach your career potential, and contribute to the care and well-being of an underserved population. There is no greater calling. Join Corizon Health today and be part of our legacy of innovation and clinical expertise.
Below is a list of your responsibilities as a Registered Nurse Charge with Corizon Health:
Under the direction of the Director of Nursing or Assistant Director of Nursing, administers the nursing program in the Health Care Unit; directly supervises one shift and shares 24-hour responsibility for all nursing and paraprofessional personnel. Participates in the recruitment and orientation of new nursing personnel. Actively participates in in-service training programs and staff meetings. Organizes training seminars and courses to educate new staff or introduce new procedures and protocols Participate in the development and implementation of policies, procedures, rules, and regulations of the Health Care Unit; confers with the Directors of Nursing in matters of policy and program development. Evaluating staff performance and provides corrective measures if necessary. Schedules evaluation conferences for non-supervisory nursing personnel and participate in their performance evaluations on a regularly scheduled basis. Collaborates with physicians and other members of the interdisciplinary team to develop and initiate health review. Supervises the preparation of records of nursing care and other treatments given patients. Plans and supervises the implementation of various nursing care techniques. Supervises the emergency medical care given in accordance with written policies of facility. Serve as liaison between nursing staff, and Directors of Nursing to relay pertinent information, to serve as consultant with problem solving relative to improving health care delivery. Responsible for security of medications, supplies and equipment. Prepare and submit daily, monthly, and annual medical records and reports as requested to the administrative staff. Participates in continuous quality improvement activities as assigned. Attend staff and administrative meetings as requested. Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required. Other duties as assigned by management. Corizon Benefits (only applicable for full-time positions)
Health, Dental and Vision Insurance Life and Disability Insurance Generous PTO plan 401k with matching funds Employee Discount and Rewards Program Tuition Assistance Continuing Education Reimbursement
Graduation from an approved nursing education program with a diploma or an Associate Degree in Nursing required. One (1) to Two (2) year of professional nursing experience. Current Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification Requires critical thinking, organizational, decisive judgment, communication, good customer service skills. Must be able to handle multiple tasks, be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate actions as needed. Must always follow Corizon and departmental policies and procedures. Subject to initial and ongoing security clearance requirement. Correctional officers provide security; however, some degree of risk of verbal and physical assault from inmates exists. As in any healthcare setting, employees may be exposed to communicable and/or infectious diseases. Inside work with periodic traveling (inter and intra state) to other locations with exposure to weather, temperature extremes and hazardous road conditions. Frequent standing and walking while presenting or performing job duties. Adheres to site/contract specific on-call requirements.
Employees must be able to perform the following:
Required to exert up to 50 pounds of force to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects including the human body. Required to kneel, stoop, crouch and/or crawl occasionally. Frequent walking throughout site; to include walking up and down flights of stairs. Must have and maintain sufficient strength, agility, and endurance to perform during stressful (physical, mental, and emotional) situations encountered on the job. Occasional running when responding to emergencies; must be able to perform BLS.
A background check, security clearance and drug screening are required for this role.
Corizon Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. In compliance with federal and state employment opportunity laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, Vietnam era veteran, or disabled Veteran status. EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans.