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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.


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

  • Function as the senior clinical nurse for your respective area of responsibility. Supervise the delivery of nursing services provided to inmates within your areas of responsibility daily.

  • Provide a monthly staffing schedule one month in advance to your HSA and DON, work with the Charge Nurses to adjust daily personnel needs, provide any personnel changes including call outs, scheduling trades, etc., to the HSA and DON.

  • Visit each of your areas of clinical responsibility at least once a week to observe the staff’s performance and to discuss ongoing programs and problems.

  • Ensure that each of your areas of clinical responsibility provide the state required data to Infection Control in a timely manner.

  • Perform a random chart review in each of your areas of clinical responsibility on a weekly basis for CQI, fill out the appropriate CQI forms (5 to 10 charts per site), and forward the completed forms to the DON.

  • Answer inmate grievances in a timely and complete manner and assist the Charge Nurses with answering inmate grievances in a similar manner.

  • Put into operation and enforce current policies and procedures, make recommendations to DON for any updates or changes needed in policies and procedures.

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

Corizon Benefits (only applicable for full-time positions)

  • 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

  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing

  • A minimum of two-years’ experience in nursing management and administration.

  • Registered Nurse (RN) in state of employment.

  • Current CPR of ACLS Certification.

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 2021-10212

Job Locations US-MD-Baltimore

Category Clinical & Operations Leadership

Position Type Regular Full-time

Shift / Schedule Day

Location ID 91219