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Registered Nurse All Shifts with Sign on Bonus

Company: Wexford Health
Location: Holbrook
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

$5,000 Sign on Bonus for Full TimePOSITION: Registered NurseSHIFT: Day, Evening or Night Shift Available - 8 hour shiftsLOCATION: Navajo County Jail in Holbrook, AZWexford Health Sources, Inc.-- -is a member of the Wexford family: a group of the nation's leading innovative correctional health care companies.-- - At Wexford Health Sources, Inc., 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 SUMMARYThe 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.ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES1.Assess plans and deliver nursing care to inmates; and implement clinical and technical aspects of care in accordance with established policies and proceduresCheck and change dressings as required or as ordered.Administer medications including IV therapy and IM injections and all other approved routes of administration per the order of the physicians/mid-level providers.Plan individual treatment programs as required and implement treatment plans as ordered by the physician.Intervene with proper techniques, procedures and safety precautions utilizing aseptic technique and infection control to meet individual needs of patients.Implement medical plan through administering medications in accordance with physician's orders.Intervene by obtaining body fluid specimens and performing EKG's using proper techniques and procedures.Utilizes available treatment protocols as written by the Medical Director.Assist in minor medical or surgical procedures.Enter housing units to pass medications or other medical items and to conduct medical screening when necessary.Assist in screening of emergencies for necessity and priority for referral to physician or mid-level providers and conduct daily sick call screening.Coordinate multiple medical services for diagnostic and treatment as directed by the Medical Director, Physician, Physician Assistant, or Nurse Practitioner.2.Provide a written assessment of patient on admission, during confinement and on discharge as requested.Summarize assessment data and make a triage decision which is documented and communicated to other patient care providers.Apply knowledge of illnesses, injuries and diseases using available resources in obtaining a health history and in the assessment process.municate information to other nursing staff, Health Care Unit physicians, physician assistants, Health Care Unit supervisory personnel and department correctional officers and departments.Consult with other nurses, physician assistants, physicians, and correctional officers, as necessary.Communicate information to ancillary departments using established referral process.4.Provide leadership to LPNs and other nursing paraprofessional staff in patient care. As requested, assist in the presentation of in-service education.5.Maintain the Problem Oriented Medical Record; and document nursing encounters utilizing the Problem Oriented Medical Record format of charting as required by the facility.6.Promote quality assurance standards by participating in the quality of chart audits.7.Develop and maintain professional relationships with patients, visitors, and medical and correctional personnel.-- - Promote good working relationships among staff and between other disciplines and departmentsEDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTSLicensingCurrent Arizona Registered Nursing (RN) LicenseCertificationCurrent CPR CertificationEducationGraduate of an accredited nursing school; BSN PreferredPreferred experienceOne (1) year clinical experience, preferredcorrectional experience, a plusOther preferred knowledge, skills and abilitiesFlexible, dependable, and reliableStrong interpersonal skillsStrong verbal and written communication skillsDemonstrates knowledge of and performance of nursing policies and proceduresAbility to competently manage multiple priorities simultaneouslyBe capable of giving CPR instructions and ability to take charge in a CPR emergencyAbility to work in a stressful environmentSupport philosophy, objectives and goals of nursing departmentAssume individual accountability for own conduct and maintenance of professional appearanceApproach change in a positive mannerMaintain the confidentiality of inmate recordsMust be able assist staff with various policies, administrative and organizational projects. "team-player" as this position requires daily coordination with other coworkers.

Keywords: Wexford Health, Scottsdale , Registered Nurse All Shifts with Sign on Bonus, Healthcare , Holbrook, Arizona

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