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Registered Nurse RN

Company: Corizon Health
Location: Minidoka
Posted on: September 11, 2021

Job Description:

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. If you are interested in helping us continue our legacy of innovation and clinical expertise, we encourage you to connect with us today.
 

Utilizes the nursing process to meet a variety of healthcare needs with ambulatory care as primary focus.  Works with a variety of healthcare professionals and security officers in a correctional environment.  Frequently functions guided by nursing protocols. 

 

Below is a list of your responsibilities as a Registered Nurse (RN) with Corizon Health at (Facility Name) located in (City, State): 

  • Responds to and initiates care for medical emergencies throughout the facility. This includes the ability to perform continuous CPR until properly relieved.
  • Administers and documents medications on the Medication Administration Record. Documents all nursing care provided.
  • Performs histories and physicals on inmates. Assesses patient health status and refers to appropriate level of healthcare provider.  Physically assists Physician in patient examinations and treatments. Implements and follows up on Physician / Dentist verbal and written orders.
  • Teaches healthcare information to patients and correctional staff.
  • Collects samples, specimens and cultures per Physician orders.
  • Adheres to safety and security policies and participates in disaster drills. Follows security regulations for keys, sharps and controlled medications.  Adheres to Universal Precautions and other appropriate infection control practices.
  • Performs venipuncture and I.V. therapy.
  • 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

  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing.
  • Current valid state license for Registered Nurse.
  • Possesses an active CPR certification.
  • Remains knowledgeable about specific state laws and regulations governing practice.
  • Satisfactory completion of initial and annual clinical competencies to demonstrate aptitude as assigned by role.
  • 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:
    1. Required to exert up to 50 pounds of force to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects including the human body.
    2. Required to kneel, stoop, crouch and/or crawl occasionally. Frequent walking throughout site; to include walking up and down flights of stairs.
    3. Must have and maintain sufficient strength, agility, and endurance to perform during stressful (physical, mental and emotional) situations encountered on the job.
    4. 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.

Keywords: Corizon Health, Ogden , Registered Nurse RN, Other , Minidoka, Utah

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