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Registered Nurse - Float Correctional - $42 per hour

Company: CorrHealth
Location: Mesquite
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

CorrHealth is seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) Float Correctional for a nursing job in Dallas, Texas.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Correctional
  • Discipline: RN
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • 36 hours per week
  • Shift: 12 hours, flexible
  • Employment Type: PermanentCorporate Travel Nurse / RN FLEX / TXPay Rate: $42/hr Are you an RN who wants to travel 3 days a week to locations within TX and make a *per diem/travel allowance, as well as competitive wages/benefits? Then our Flexible RN position might be right for you!! CorrHealth is seeking RNs in Texas, who are available for full-time work (min 36 hours) at flexible locations within TX on a permanent basis. This is not a temporary travel role. You will be scheduled, as needed, on a FT basis between all of our TX sites. Flexible availability required both day/night. Must live within 300 miles of 1 of the following counties: Washington (Brenham), Jefferson (Beaumont), Comal (New Braunfels), Midland (Midland).*dependent on locationPosition OverviewRegistered Nurses (RN) provide a full range of nursing services to inmates including assessing, nursing diagnosis, planning, implementing, and evaluating the medical condition of inmate patients. RNs provide information to other health care team members and contribute to the maintenance or restoration of health status. Along with all other correctional institution employees, the incumbent is also charged with responsibility of maintaining the security of the institution.Essential Job DutiesAssesses and identifies health problems of new inmates and initiates medical records and special needs PORs.Responds to day to day medical issues and/or emergencies with patientsAdministers prescribed treatments and medications as needed/medically requiredPrepares medical equipment, records, and rooms for examinations of patients, assisting the provider if necessaryPractices sound pharmacology practices in preparation, maintenance, administration, and documentation of prescribed drugs and/or IV delivered therapiesMaintains central lines for IV therapies, as neededMeets regularly with the HSA to review medical services administered to patients. May serve as Charge Nurse or Acting Supervisor in the absence if the HSA, and would be responsible for delegation of assignments among staff.Is aware of emergency procedures in the event of emergency or crisis situations and the appropriate plan of action governed by triage and written guidelinesCapable of giving CPR instructions and able to take charge in a CPR emergency. If trained and able, would also be responsible for using AED equipmentMust demonstrate ability to appropriately and safely use standard medical equipment including, but not limited to: AED, EKG, blood pressure device, oxygen, sterilization, Glucometer, Doppler, and Pulse OximeterUses logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problemsDelegates tasks appropriately to lower level licensure employeesEducates patients with regard to diet, hygiene, and methods of prevention of chronic medical diseasesMinimum Education/Experience RequirementsDegree or diploma from a professional nursing program approved by the legally designated state accrediting agent at the time the program was completed by the applicantCurrently CPR and AED certified, must maintain certificationCurrent and unrestricted license as Registered Nurse, must maintain licenseExperience in correctional healthcare preferred, but not requiredAdditional DutiesPlease note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.CompetenciesClear and effective verbal and written communication with all coworkers, supervisors, jail administration, and patientsExcellent verbal and written comprehensionExcellent deductive reasoning and problem-solving abilitiesExcellent organizational skillsAbility to use a computer and use/learn a variety of software, including site-specific computer programsMust demonstrate ability to appropriately and safely use standard medical equipmentAbility to respect the dignity and confidentiality of inmatesEmployment RequirementsMust maintain all certifications, educational requirements, licensing, etc. for this positionMust adhere to all facility policies and procedures as well as the policies and procedures listed in the Employee HandbookWilling to assist coworkers in the job duties and work overtime if required; may act as a resource to other coworkersMaintains confidentiality, dignity, and security of health records and protected health information in compliance with HIPAA requirementsMust be willing to travel weeklyMust be willing to follow facility specific policies and procedures in addition to CorrHealth policies and proceduresSecurity RequirementsMust be able to pass a background check and pre-employment drug test (as applicable)Must obtain and maintain security clearance with the client/facility as a requisite for initial and/or continued employmentMust undergo security training and orientation on facility safety policies and proceduresPhysical/Mental RequirementsThis position routinely requires (but is not limited to) the following:Ability to both remain stationary and move/traverse throughout the facility, including up and down flights of stairsAbility to position oneself in different spacesAbility to convey and discern information in a conversation, frequently communicate with patients; must be able to exchange accurate information.Ability to identify and detect objects and assess situations from a variety of distancesAbility to stay calm in stressful and demanding situationsFrequently transports objects up to 50 poundsWork EnvironmentWork is performed inside a correctional facility. Employees are exposed to some level of risk and/or harm by inmates including exposure to blood borne pathogens. Employee is expected to work in accordance with all security rules and regulations to minimize the risk of danger and/or harm to themselves or other employees.OtherEmployee must comply with all current and future State, Federal, and Local laws and regulations, court orders, Administrative Directives and standards and policies and procedures of the site where assigned, including those of professional organizations such as ACA, NCCHC, etc. Employee must treat every other member of the CorrHealth team, all correctional personnel, all inmates and third parties in the facility with the proper dignity and respect. Actions or communications that are inappropriate or degrading will not be tolerated.CorrHealth Job ID #20220921-2. Pay package is based on 12 hour shifts and 36 hours per week (subject to confirmation).About CorrHealthCorrHealth is a destination workplace for high-performing medical/mental healthcare professionals. We operate within safe and secure county detention facilities throughout NM, TX and WY.Benefits
    • Employee assistance programs
    • Medical benefits
    • Holiday Pay
    • Referral bonus
    • Dental benefits
    • Continuing Education
    • Vision benefits
    • 401k retirement plan
    • Life insurance
    • Sick pay

Keywords: CorrHealth, Mesquite , Registered Nurse - Float Correctional - $42 per hour, Healthcare , Mesquite, Texas

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