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Corizon Health Nursing Assistant - Sign-on Bonus Available in Coxsackie, New York

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 a Nursing Assistant with Corizon Health at Coxsackie Correctional Facility located in Coxsackie, New York:

Sign-on Bonus Available

  • Work with all segments of the organization to analyze clinical knowledge/skill gaps and training needs. Create and implement a corporate clinical education and training plan. Participate in clinical quality improvement projects and initiatives.

  • Checks vital signs, height and weight and reports results to the Registered Nurse. Reports any changes to inmate health status to Registered Nurse.

  • Collects specimens as directed by the Registered Nurse. Measures fluid intake and output.

  • Completes or assists inmates with activities of daily living (ADL) and hygiene to ensure that basic physical needs are met. Serves meals and assists inmates with eating. Provides skin care and observes for signs of skin breakdown.

  • Transfers inmates from bed to chair/wheelchair. Escorts patients with medical department for medical services.

  • Sterilizes medical supplies and equipment with scheduled spore testing of autoclave.

  • Maintains medical supply and medication inventories. Maintaining daily working stock inventories. Checks daily functionality of medical emergency equipment.

  • Completion and processing required medical summaries and reports. Assisting with QI activities through medical records reviews.

  • Computer data entry. Optometry service. Other duties as assigned

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

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • One (1) year of experience preferred

  • Certification through an approved training program and maintains good standing with Nurse Aide Registry. Current CPR 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 2021-10007

Job Locations US-NY-Coxsackie

Category Nursing & Nursing Assistant

Position Type Regular Full-time

Shift / Schedule Evening

Location ID 00265