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Corizon Health

This is a Full-time position in Anne Arundel County, MD posted July 26, 2019.

Corizon Health is the pioneer provider of correctional healthcare in the United States.

We are a company built on more than 40 years of innovation and expertise in the industry.

Our people, our practices, and our commitment to success are the traits that make us the ideal employer as you begin or continue to advance your correctional healthcare career.

Corizon is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

In compliance with federal and state employment opportunity laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, Vietnam era veteran, or disabled Veteran status.

Job Summary Under the supervision of the Director of Nursing, administers the nursing program in the Health Care Unit.

Job Duties 1.

Under the direction of the Director of Nursing, administers the nursing program in the Health Care Unit; directly supervises one shift and shares 24-hour responsibility for all nursing and paraprofessional personnel.

2.

Participates in the recruitment and orientation of new nursing personnel.

Actively participates in in-service training programs and staff meetings.

3.

Participate in the development and implementation of policies, procedures, rules and regulations of the Health Care Unit; confers with the Director of Nursing in matters of policy and program development.

4.

Schedules evaluation conferences for non-supervisory nursing personnel and participate in their performance evaluations on a regularly scheduled basis.

Collaborates with physicians and other members of the interdisciplinary team to develop and initiate health review.

5.

Supervises the preparation of records of nursing care and other treatments given patients.

Plans and supervises the implementation of various nursing care techniques.

Supervises the emergency medical care given in accordance with written policies of facility.

6.

Serve as liaison between nursing staff, and Director of Nursing to relay pertinent information, to serve as consultant with problem solving relative to improving health care delivery.

7.

Responsible for security of medications, supplies and equipment.

Prepare and submit daily, monthly and annual medical records and reports as requested to the administrative staff.

8.

Attend staff and administrative meetings as requested.

Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications 1.

Three (3) years of progressively responsible professional experience; or BS in Nursing with two years of professional experience, or a Masters Degree with one year professional experience.

2.

Annual CPR training recertification.

Physical Requirements Employees must be able to perform the following: 1.

Required to exert up to 50 pounds of force to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects including the human body.

2.

Required to kneel, stoop, crouch and/or crawl occasionally.

Frequent walking throughout site; to include walking up and down flights of stairs.

3.

Must have and maintain sufficient strength, agility, and endurance to perform during stressful (physical, mental and emotional) situations encountered on the job.

4.

Occasional running when responding to emergencies; must be able to perform BLS.

Work Environment Correctional officers provide security; however, some degree of risk of verbal and physical assault from inmates exists.

As in any healthcare setting, employees may be exposed to communicable and/or infectious diseases.

Inside work with periodic traveling (inter and intra state) to other locations with exposure to weather, temperature extremes and hazardous road conditions.

Frequent standing and walking while presenting or performing job duties.

Adheres to site/contract specific on-call requirements.

RPO Corizon Health.

Keywords: Charge Nurse, Location: Jessup, MD
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