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Registered Nurse - PRN Job

Job Number: 73994041672

Location: Greensburg, PA

Date Posted: 11-11-2016


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.


  1. Coordinates and directs the daily patient care operations of the unit.
  2. Analyzes workloads and skill requirements to meet patient care needs.
  3. Assesses staff competencies and makes patient care assignments.
  4. Delegates appropriate tasks to appropriate personnel, consistent with legal and professional guidelines and departmental standards.
  5. Maintains clear communications with the DON or RN Supervisor regarding unit needs and/or incidents.
  6. Serves as a resource person on the unit.
  7. Assists with patients care as needed.
  8. Identifies appropriate internal controls for department; provides mechanisms to monitor and enforce compliance.
  9. Performs related duties as required.
  10. May be required to be on standby and work extended shifts in situation deemed necessary by a designated DON.

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


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