Company: Corizon Health
Posted on: July 15, 2019
Corizon Health is the pioneer provider of correctional healthcare
in the United States. We are a company built on more than 40 years
of innovation and expertise in the industry. Our people, our
practices, and our commitment to success are the traits that make
us the ideal employer as you begin or continue to advance your
correctional healthcare career. 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.
Job Summary Under the supervision of the Director of Nursing,
administers the nursing program in the Health Care Unit. Job Duties
1. Under the direction of the Director of Nursing, administers the
nursing program in the Health Care Unit; directly supervises one
shift and shares 24-hour responsibility for all nursing and
paraprofessional personnel. 2. Participates in the recruitment and
orientation of new nursing personnel. Actively participates in
in-service training programs and staff meetings. 3. Participate in
the development and implementation of policies, procedures, rules
and regulations of the Health Care Unit; confers with the Director
of Nursing in matters of policy and program development. 4.
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 the interdisciplinary team to develop and initiate
health review. 5. Supervises the preparation of records of nursing
care and other treatments given patients. Plans and supervises the
implementation of various nursing care techniques. Supervises the
emergency medical care given in accordance with written policies of
facility. 6. 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. 7.
Responsible for security of medications, supplies and equipment.
Prepare and submit daily, monthly and annual medical records and
reports as requested to the administrative staff. 8. Attend staff
and administrative meetings as requested. Other duties as
Qualifications1. Three (3) years of progressively responsible
professional experience; or BS in Nursing with two years of
professional experience, or a Masters Degree with one year
professional experience.2. Annual CPR training recertification.
Physical RequirementsEmployees 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; toinclude 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. Work EnvironmentCorrectional 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. #RPOCorizon Health.
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