RN Corrections

RN Corrections - Responsible for providing care/coordination of care for inmates who are incarcerated in a correctional facility
  • 40 hours per week
  • 8-hour shifts: Afternoon 3p-11p
  • 13-week contract with potential to extend
  • Travel Stipends paid weekly for housing/meals/incidentals for those residing 50 miles or greater from job site

Registered Nurse (RN) Corrections Requirements
  • 6 months RN experience
  • Covid vaccine or Medical/Religious exemption accepted
  • Active Registered Nurse (RN) in OH or Compact License
  • BLS

EDUCATION

Graduate of an accredited Diploma, Associate or Baccalaureate School of Nursing.

LICENSURE

Current and unrestricted RN nursing license in the state of practice or Compact.

ATC makes it simple for Registered Nurses (RN)
  • Easy online on-boarding process
  • ATC pays for drug screen, background check, health screening needed for your assignment
  • Options for Direct deposit (weekly) or Daily pay ATM/Bank card
  • Full-time hours (36-48 dependent on location)
  • Healthcare benefits start the first day of your contract

ATC Healthcare Benefits for Registered Nurses (RN)
  • Medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • 401k Plan
  • Flexible Schedules
  • Life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Identity theft insurance
  • Compensation $50/h
  • If traveling greater than 50 miles, travel stipend $1162.00/week nontax with $25.95/h taxed, $2200.00/week

Environmental Working Conditions
  • Correctional setting.
  • Possible exposure to blood, bodily fluids, and other potentially infectious materials.
  • The physical demands are representative of those that may be required by an employee to successfully perform the representative duties and responsibilities of the job. Applicant should be able to read medical equipment and documents. Pushing carts and medical equipment may be a component of the job.
  • A physical examination may be required by some states and some clients.

JOB DUTIES IN ORDER OF IMPORTANCE: (These duties are illustrative only. Incumbents may perform some or all of these duties or other job-related duties as assigned.)

In corrections medical center, is responsible for all health care of 20-60 bedridden inmates (i.e., makes rounds, evaluates care needed & rendered; does care plans & teaches health care principles; administers medication including narcotics; renders all direct nursing care as needed) & performs specialized procedures (i.e., iv therapy, chemotherapy, wound care, oxygen therapy, dialysis, blood transfusion, incubation & CPR, tube feeding, catheterization, suctioning & phlebotomy duties).

May provide professional nursing care to students hospitalized in student health services unit, or to inmates, juvenile offenders, or consumers housed in state-owned/operated facility/institution &/or staff, observes, assesses & records symptoms, reactions & progress of infirmary patients &/or clinic out-patients, makes nursing rounds, takes & re cords vitals, prepares & administers prescribed medications & ordered treatment plans &/or immunizations, monitors restrained (e.g., lock-ups, detention, isolated) patients on timely bas is (i.e., every 15 minutes) & provide s immediate medical attention to emergencies (e.g., administers first aid; arranges transportation to hospital emergency room

Contacts staff physician when necessary; counsels patient regarding need for medical referrals) & if assigned, also schedules, assigns & reviews work (i.e., has authority to either approve/disapprove leave requests or to complete performance evaluations, but such is not mandatory to be performed) of lower-level staff (e.g., RNs, LPNs)

Participates in staff development & education, reviews care plans written by staff & trains & orients new employees

Organizes & oversees 'code blue' team; directs health care staff (e.g., hospital aides & licensed practical nurses) assigned to area; acts as lead worker in charge of one assigned shift in absence of nurse 2 employee' assists physician in giving diagnostic health evaluations to students.

Performs clerical tasks (e.g., charts & records all medications, treatments & pertinent medical information; completes required reports such as incident & accident reports; documents Medicaid information; orders supplies & equipment; maintains constant & exact inventory of all controlled drugs, medication & equipment); arranges for out-patient clinic appointments; arranges for medical examinations to be done by school physician; arranges for new & refilled prescriptions ordered by physicians through local pharmacy; performs administrative tasks & serves as liaison with others in organization & conducts &/or attends meetings; serves as instructor on occasion; serves as member or leader of problem solving teams or groups.

Knowledge of professional registered nursing procedures; state & federal regulations, policies & procedures related to nursing; public relations; employee training & development*; inventory control. Skill in operation of medical equipment (e.g., stethoscope, otoscope, blood pressure cuff, EKG machine). Ability to deal with some abstract but mostly concrete variables; write meaningful, concise & accurate reports; gather, collate & classify information about data, people or things; demonstrate physical fitness.

Equal Opportunity Employer: ATC Healthcare Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without regards to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status or any other category protected by Federal, State or local law. M/F/D/V EOE

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