Wexford Health’s Quality Management and Corporate Compliance department is made up of certified clinical auditors, licensed nurses and other industry experts who focus on quality improvement/assurance, accreditation and clinical training.
Wexford of Indiana, LLC., one of the nation's leading innovative correctional health care companies, provides clients with experienced management and technologically advanced services, combined with programs that control costs while ensuring quality. For nearly two decades, Wexford of Indiana has consistently delivered proven staffing expertise and a full range of medical, behavioral health, pharmacy, utilization management, provider contracting, claims processing, and quality management services.
At Wexford of Indiana our philosophy is that health care should not be considered a luxury for anyone. We simply care for those in need and the corrections environment is our venue.
Certified Nursing Assistant/Nursing Assistant
NEW CASTLE CORRECTIONAL FACILITY, NEW CASTLE, IN
It is a medium security prison that can house approximately 3200 adult male inmates. Offenders are held in both dormitory, and celled settings. The facility is divided into multiple units, a general population and annex, a segregation unit, an infirmary unit, a minimum housing unit, and a mental health unit.
Vocational programs at this facility include computer courses, building maintenance, barbering, horticulture courses, and culinary arts classes. Inmates can also receive treatment for substance abuse, take parenting courses, receive sex offender treatment and participate in re-entry programs. Adult basic education courses and the ability to earn a GED are some of the educational opportunities offered by New Castle Correctional Facility.
The Certified Nursing Assistant will provide basic health services under the Supervision of DON or Nurse Supervisor. Perform physical assessment and examination including obtaining medical history and vital signs during medical encounters and document findings in the medical record. Utilizes professional medical skills to meet a variety of health care needs.
The duties and responsibilities outlined herein are for payroll purposes only; employees may be assigned other duties as required.
Standard medical setting in a correctional facility, which includes daily interfacing with inmates, correctional staff, and health care personnel.
EDUCATION: High School diploma or GED
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: One (1) year experience providing health support services with basic computer skills.