Correctional Care | Committed Careers | Corizon Health
Corizon Health, Nursing professionals called to excellence.
We have an exceptional opportunity for an Charge Registered Nurse (RN) at Lansing Correctional Facility located in Lansing, KS.
This role is offering $10,000 in tuition reimbursement and five weeks of paid time off for new full-time employees!
Corizon Health provides patients with high quality healthcare and reentry services that will reduce recidivism and better the communities where we live and work. We are dedicated to meeting the needs of the growing number of incarcerated persons with physical and mental illness and the professionals who care for them. More healthcare professionals are finding the stability and advancement they desire at Corizon Health.
Qualifications of the Corizon Health RN Charge Nurse
Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing
Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of employment.
At least 3 years of experience as a nurse manager or similar. Previous experience in a correctional setting is preferred.
Responsibilities of the Corizon Health RN Charge Nurse
Under the supervision of the Director of Nursing, administers the nursing program in the Healthcare 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.
Participates in the development and implementation of policies, procedures, rules and regulations of the Healthcare Unit; confers with Director of Nursing in matters of policy and program development.
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 interdisciplinary team to develop and initiate health review.
Supervises the preparation of records of nursing care and other treatments given to 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 Director 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 administrative staff.
Attend staff and administrative meetings as requested
This position may require a background check, security clearance, and/or drug screening.
Corizon is an Equal Opportunity 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.
Location/Region: Lansing, KS