Registered Nurse (RN)

Overview

$52.00 hourly

Registered Nurse

Part-time

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POSITION SUMMARY

The Registered Nurse (RN) delivers care to inmate patients utilizing the nursing assessment protocols in assessment, planning, intervention, implementation, and evaluation, in accordance with established philosophy. RNs collaborate with other professional disciplines to ensure effective patient care delivery and achievement of desired patient outcomes. RNs effectively interact with patients, while maintaining the standard of professional nursing.

Correctional Nurses provide care to inmate patients to promote & improve their overall health utilizing the nursing process in triage, professional training and various resources in accordance with regulatory agencies and established guidelines. The inmate patient population often generally has not had consistent access to healthcare prior to their incarceration. This provides an opportunity for nurses to see and care for an interesting variety of health concerns from minor ailments to major and atypical conditions.

Responsibilities

  • Provides direct and indirect nursing care to meet the psychological, psychosocial and emotional needs of the patient.
  • Utilizes effective communication skills by demonstrating respect, concern and courtesy in all interpersonal relationships.
  • Uses current knowledge to promote a safe environment for providing health care to patients.
  • Maintains current professional skills and continues professional growth to enhance the practice of nursing within the program and the image of the organization.
  • Adheres to personnel policies to enhance the operation of the health care unit .
  • Maintains required annual licensure and credentialing requirements for the nursing personnel of the program.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • A current CPR/BLS card with demonstrated and cognitive skills is required.
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of employment.
  • Must conform to the security standards of the institution where employed.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

EOE M/V/F/D

Company Profile

CFG is a comprehensive healthcare provider that is dedicated to improving quality of life for individuals and families by providing innovative medical and mental health services. Our Health Network includes Center for Family Guidance, CFG Health Systems and CFG Residentials.

Job Category

Nurse