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Corizon Health Assistant Director of Nursing in Baltimore, Maryland

About Corizon Health

Correctional healthcare is not just a job. It’s a calling.

By choosing a career with Corizon Health, you are choosing the opportunity to truly make a difference in the health, well-being, and future of the patients you serve. We take pride in being a pioneer provider of correctional healthcare. As a Corizon Health professional, you have access to the resources and support to enhance your skills, build a solid foundation to reach your career potential, and contribute to the care and well-being of an underserved population. There is no greater calling. Join Corizon Health today and be part of our legacy of innovation and clinical expertise.

Responsibilities

Below is a list of your responsibilities as an Assistant Director of Nursing with Corizon Health:

  • Functions as the senior clinical nurse for their respective area of responsibility.

  • Supervises the delivery of nursing services provided to the inmates within their areas of responsibility daily.

  • Assists / Develops monthly staffing schedule one month in advance to their HSA and the DON, works with the Charge Nurses to adjust their daily personnel needs, provides any personnel changes to include call outs, scheduling trades, etc., to the HSA and the DON.

  • Visits each area of clinical responsibility at least once a week to observe the performance of the staff and to discuss ongoing programs and problems.

  • Ensures that each area of clinical responsibility provides the state required data to Infection Control in a timely manner.

  • Plays an active role in continuous quality improvement activities or projects.

  • Assists with monitoring and tracking of patient grievances in a timely and complete manner and assists the Charge Nurses with answering inmate grievances in a similar manner.

  • Puts into operation and enforces current policies and procedures, makes recommendations to the DON for any updates or changes needed in the policies and procedures.

  • Ensures new staff is scheduled for proper orientation prior to routine staffing assignments.

  • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

  • Other duties as assigned by management.

Corizon Benefits

  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance

  • Life and Disability Insurance

  • Generous PTO plan

  • 401k with matching funds

  • Employee Discount and Rewards Program

  • Tuition Assistance

  • Continuing Education Reimbursement

Experience & Requirements

  • Associate degree or RN Diploma required. Bachelor’s degree in Nursing preferred.

  • Two (2) years of experience in healthcare / nursing administration.

  • Active RN license in state where position is located with unrestricted/non probationary status. Specialty certification desired (i.e., CCHP, ACHE, etc.)

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification

  • Experience using Excel, Word, and Outlook

  • Requires critical thinking, organizational, decisive judgment, communication, good customer service skills.

  • Must be able to handle multiple tasks, be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate actions as needed.

  • Must always follow Corizon and departmental policies and procedures.

  • Subject to initial and ongoing security clearance requirement.

A background check, security clearance and drug screening are required for this role.

Corizon Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action 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. EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans.

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ID 2021-11288

Job Locations US-MD-Baltimore

Category Nursing & Nursing Assistant

Position Type Regular Full-time

Shift / Schedule Day

Location ID 91202