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.
At Wexford Health 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.
Wexford Health has an exceptional opportunity for a Per Diem Charge Nurse to join our team of healthcare professionals at Westmoreland County Jail in Greensburg, PA.
The Charge Nurse is responsible for directing and overseeing the daily activities of the unit on an assigned shift.
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 included daily interfacing with inmates/patients, correctional staff, and health care personnel. May be exposed to such occupational hazards as communicable diseases, radiation, chemotherapeutic agents, and disoriented or combative patients.
TRAVEL: Minimal travel required.
LICENSING: Current state nursing license
CERTIFICATION: Current CPR certification
EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree in nursing preferred
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: Two (2) years clinical experience