Registered Nurse (RN) – Detention Center / Correctional Center

Registered Nurse (RN) – Detention Center / Correctional Center

Registered Nurse (RN) – Detention Center / Correctional Center

POSITION TYPE: Registered Nurse (RN) SPECIALTY UNIT: Detention Center / Correctional Center LOCATION: Olney Springs, CO SHIFT: Variable - 12 Hour Shifts JOB TYPE: Full-Time Permanent

Job Description:

We are currently seeking Registered Nurses who have a passion for providing the highest quality care in an institutional setting. The Registered Nurse (RN) plans and provides comprehensive nursing care including, but not limited to, executing Licensed Independent Provider’s orders, dispensing, and administering medications, and assisting Licensed Independent Provider in examinations and treatment of patients. Applies nursing and supervisory techniques required in the care, treatment, and referrals of inmates/residents. Performs all technical/clinical procedures within the scope of his/her education and licensure.

Responsibilities:

  • Apply appropriate nursing skills in the area and treatment of inmates/residents.

  • Attend sick call with the physician to see inmates/residents; prepare a list of inmates/residents to be examined; prepare examining room and equipment.

  • Examine and assess new inmates/residents with illnesses or injuries or inmates/residents who become ill or injured; refer inmates/residents to the emergency room or other appropriate healthcare facilities as required by their condition.

  • Perform emergency procedures as needed and notify Licensed Independent Provider for treatment orders.

  • Provide guidance, supervise, and monitor nursing care provided by licensed vocational/practical nursing staff and non-licensed medical staff.

Job Benefits:

  • Competitive salary

  • Direct Deposit

  • 401K

  • Comprehensive Health, Dental, and Vision benefits

  • Employee discount program

  • Excellent room for growth and advancement

Requirements:

  • Graduate of a State Board accredited School of Nursing. 

  • Active RN license within the State of practice.

  • Current BLS

  • One (1) year of professional nursing experience required.

  • A valid driver's license is required.

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