Correctional Nurses: What It’s Like
Correctional nursing provides a rewarding career in an emerging specialized field that encompasses ambulatory care, health education, urgent care, infirmary care and specialty and chronic care clinics.
Every Corizon Health nurse has an opportunity to make a difference whether they are or are not practicing in a corrections facility.
- Every day is a new day Because the majority of our patient population generally has not had consistent access to healthcare prior to their incarceration, our nurses have the opportunity to see and care for an interesting variety of health concerns, from minor ailments to major and atypical conditions. Corizon Health nurses have the opportunity to influence change, including the opportunity to play an active role in educating patients about their health and helping them achieve wellness goals. Along with helping patients, Corizon Health nurses are playing a key role in developing and shaping the growing specialty of correctional healthcare.
- Corizon Health nurses can chart their own future - Correctional healthcare is an expanding industry. There are new jobs and new opportunities every day, allowing for unlimited career potential with the specialized knowledge our nurses possess. Best of all, Corizon Health has a long history of promoting from within and provides excellent management training to nurses who want to move into nursling leadership and management positions.