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Corizon Health Regional Director of Nursing in Cumberland, 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 a Regional Director of Nursing with Corizon Health at Western Correctional Institute located in Cumberland, MD:

  • Plans the delivery of comprehensive nursing care within the framework established by the corrections system and contacts/agreements. Organizes the delivery of nursing care within the corrections environment to achieve quality and efficient utilization of resources.

  • Interprets regulations and standards, and communicates nursing philosophy and objectives to nursing staff. Provides guidance and direction to the region/state regarding state licensure, accreditation and regulatory agency requirements. Verifies required annual licensures and credentialing requirements for the nursing personnel of the region.

  • Develops, maintains and evaluates an environment that empowers and supports the nurse in analysis of assessment data to determine relevant problems and diagnosis. Implements Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement for nursing services.

  • Participates in multidisciplinary, multi-agency teams to represent the nursing function in all planning that may affect nursing work at the delivery level.

  • Contributes operational, end user perspective to the creation and modification of applications and systems.

  • Conducts meetings with nursing staff and other members of the healthcare teams to promote goal accomplishment, policy compliance and professional development. Monitors and makes recommendations to Regional Management regarding nursing support and staff to meet patient and contract needs.

  • Organizes the delivery of nursing care within the corrections environment to achieve quality and efficient utilization of resources. Develops resources to provide nursing services that meet applicable standards. Monitors the efficient delivery of appropriate and safe nursing care.

  • Troubleshoots and assists site/regional management with problem resolution – including staffing needs – at the site level within the region.

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

  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing or related field. Master’s Degree in nursing or related field preferred.

  • 5 years of experience in healthcare administration setting

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

  • Required to exert up to 50 pounds of force to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects including the human body.

  • Required to kneel, stoop, crouch and/or crawl occasionally. Frequent walking throughout site; to include walking up and down flights of stairs.

  • Must have and maintain sufficient strength, agility, and endurance to perform during stressful (physical, mental and emotional) situations encountered on the job.

  • Occasional running when responding to emergencies; must be able to perform BLS.

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 2021-10600

Job Locations US-MD-Cumberland

Category Clinical & Operations Leadership

Position Type Regular Full-time

Shift / Schedule Day

Location ID 91224