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 Health Sources, 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 Health 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.
Wexford Health has an exceptional opportunity for a PRN Registered Nurse to join our team of healthcare professionals at the Pinal County Detention Center in Florence, AZ. As a Registered Nurse, you will have the opportunity to work in a setting that is unique, challenging and always secure.
The Registered Nurse is 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. Interrelates and works effectively with patients, medical and other nursing staff, security staff at all levels, and administrative and support staff.
Direct supervision from Health Services Administrator
Supervision of Licensed Practical Nurses
Interacts with all health care unit personnel, site administration staff, security staff, clinical providers, regional team members and corporate staff as required.
ADDITIONAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The duties and responsibilities outlined herein are for payroll purposes only; employees may be assigned other duties as required.
The physical demands that are described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Essential duties are routinely performed in a general office and clinical environment. Duties may require work in at a station/desk and entail paperwork, use of computers, fax machines, copiers, and other business machines and medical equipment. Essential duties may require the following physical demands: the strength to lift and carry material weighing up to 30 pounds; vision to read printed materials and computer screen; walking; reaching; carrying; stooping; bending; squatting; prolonged sitting; handling (hand movement); hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone; intellectual skills including short and long term memory, abstract reasoning, and decision making.
Must be able to ambulate throughout the facility for extended periods of time; specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distant vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus; must be able to clearly communicate orally and via written and typed correspondence and notes using various forms, records, charts, and electronic media.
This position may require rotating assignments, operating on a 24 hour a day, 7 days a week schedule where employee is subject to both voluntary and mandatory overtime.
Employee may be exposed to a challenging environment, which may include exposure to bloodborne and airborne pathogens, and loud noises.
Office: 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.
Licensing: Current Arizona Registered Nursing (RN) License
Certification: Current CPR Certification
Education: Graduate of an accredited nursing school; BSN Preferred
Preferred experience: One (1) year clinical experience, preferred correctional experience, a plus
Other preferred knowledge, skills and abilities: