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____________CORRECTIONAL NURSING ____________

Registered Nurse

Your Choice: One to Three Shifts per Week Available

Baltimore Central Booking and Intake Center

 

__________________ BALTIMORE _________________

 

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.

 

Not Agency. 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.

 

 

POSITION SUMMARY

The Registered Nurse, providing care within the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, 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.

 

 

TRAVEL: None

LICENSING: Registered Nursing License in the state of Maryland

CERTIFICATION: Current CPR Certification

EDUCATION: Graduate of an accredited nursing school 

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

  • One (1) year clinical experience, preferred
  • Correctional Experience, a plus

OTHER PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:               

  • Flexible, dependable, and reliable.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of and performance of nursing policies and procedures.
  • Ability to competently manage multiple priorities simultaneously.
  • Be capable of giving CPR instructions and ability to take charge in a CPR emergency.
  • Ability to work in a stressful environment.
  • Support philosophy, objectives and goals of nursing department.
  • Assume individual accountability for own conduct and maintenance of professional appearance.
  • Approach change in a positive manner.
  • Maintain the confidentiality of inmate records.
  • Must be able assist staff with various policies, administrative and organizational projects. "team-player" as this position requires daily coordination with other coworkers.

EOE/M/F/D/V