• State of Nevada
  • Ely, Nevada
  • Mar 16, 2019
Full Time CORRECTIONS Public Health
  • Salary: $59,237 - $88,698 per yr

Job Description

Correctional Nurses provide professional nursing care to patients in a correctional setting. Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training. The Correctional Nurse II works under the supervision of the Correctional Nurse III and will consult with them on a regular basis. The incumbent will communicate plans with team members by attending nursing meetings and sharing with other team members; assist with team responsibilities and assignments as necessary; use patient problems to plan patient care addressing chief presenting problems incorporating the plan of nursing care into the multidisciplinary treatment plan; collect/document the medical/mental health conditions of patients using appropriate charting protocols; complete health assessments; collect statistical date, tracking current outpatient medications and patient outcome; and review inmates to determine need for referrals or assessment. The incumbent will be working directly with inmates to carry out nursing care assignments, promote optimal health and patient independence, document problems requiring nursing interventions, document patient teaching needs and discharge planning, and communicate care plans to other nurses to maintain continuity of care.
Closing Date/Time:

Additional Information

Announcement Number: 36082
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 12/27/2018
Phone: (775)289-1218
Applications accepted until recruitment needs are satisfied

** Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.