POSITION: Registered Nurse (RN)
SCHEDULE: Full Time
LOCATION: Tutwiler Women's Correctional Facility
SALARY: Experience-based, negotiable ($32 minimum and up)
Annual review with performance increase
Generous paid-time off program that combines vacation and sick leave
Comprehensive health insurance through Blue Cross Blue Shield
Dental and Vision insurance
401(k) retirement saving plans
Company-paid short-term disability
Healthcare and dependent care spending account
Services patients in a correctional setting with psychiatric or developmental disabilities under the direction of a professional Registered Nurse or Medical Director.
Assists in carrying out rehabilitation programming and activities for residents such as role model interactions, development of social skills, development of daily living skills, reality orientation, recreational skills, etc.
Provides personal care services as needed to patients including: oral hygiene, bathing, hair care, nail care, shaving, feeding, diapering and dressing.
Sets up prescribed medications in accordance with patients' nursing care plans; assesses, develops, records and monitors programs for self-administration of medications and conducts medication management and health education training for individuals and groups.
Checks temperature, pulse, blood pressure, and other vital signs to detect deviations from normal; assists in controlling aggressive or disruptive behavior.
The following requirements list the minimum to qualify. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted.
LICENSING: Licensed as a Registered Nurse by the Alabama Board of Nursing (ASBN)
CERTIFICATION: Current CPR certification
Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing as a Registered Nurse
Bachelor's degree preferred
Wexford Health Sources Inc