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.
Three 12-Hour Shifts... Wexford of Indiana LLC is a member of the Wexford family of companies: a group of the nation's leading innovative correctional health care companies. Wexford provides clients with experienced management, technologically advanced services, and programs that control costs while ensuring quality of care.
For more than two decades, the Wexford companies have consistently delivered proven staffing expertise and a full range of medical, behavioral health, pharmacy, utilization management, provider contracting, claims processing, and quality management services.
Full Time Registered Nurse
Great Hourly Rate PLUS Shift Diffs
WABASH CORRECTIONAL FACILITY, CARLISLE, IN
In addition to providing a broad range of medical care to inmates, correctional nurses promote healthy behaviors among inmates. Providing health education is a key part of correctional nursing, which aims at persuading inmates to assume personal responsibility for their health.
Expressions of job satisfaction by correctional nurses are the best evidence of its benefits. Carol Braun, a correctional nurse who worked in a hospital dialysis unit before becoming a correctional nurse with the Florida Department of Corrections says this in the department's recruitment brochure for healthcare professionals: "Correctional nursing has enabled me to grow personally and professionally as no other nursing experience has. There is no comparison."
We’re proud to offer a competitive benefits package including:
Under the direct supervision of the designated Wexford Health manager and clinical supervision from the Director of Nursing and the site Medical Director, responsible for delivery of patient care through the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation. Also directs and guides patient teaching activities and ancillary personnel, while maintaining standards of professional nursing.
The Registered Nurse shall provide a broad range of services to the center including screening, assessment, medication delivery, treatment plans and patient education.?
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. Temperature extremes may be encountered while moving throughout the facility outdoors and indoors in buildings without air conditioning.
The following requirements list the minimum to qualify. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted.
TRAVEL: Minimal travel required.
LICENSING: Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of Indiana
CERTIFICATION: Current CPR certification
EDUCATION: Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: One (1) year clinical experience