Director of Nursing (DON) in Clio, AL at Corizon Health

Date Posted: 11/17/2017

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Job Description

Correctional Care | Committed Careers | Corizon Health

We have an exceptional opportunity for a Director of Nursing (DON) to join our healthcare team at the Easterling Correctional Facility, located in Clio, AL.

Qualifications of the Corizon Health Director of Nursing (DON)

  • Graduate of an Accredited School of Nursing with the ability to obtain a Registered Nurse (RN) license in the state of employment.
  • Minimum three (3) years progressive nursing management experience, nursing experience in direct patient care delivery services.
  • Possess the highest degree of professionalism
  • Demonstrated abilities in nursing staff supervision.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact positively with the client, patients, staff, and management team.
  • The Director of Nursing must have the ability to problem-solve. Computer proficiency.
  • Exceptional communication skills, influence, morale, and leadership abilities.
  • Have a strong desire to have a significant role in the success of an innovative health services program.

Responsibilities of the Corizon Health Director of Nursing (DON)

  • Is the nurse manager for the site and is accountable for the management of nursing practice, nursing education, staff nurse professional development, and nurse administration.
  • Accountable for promoting the delivery of quality healthcare services, in collaboration with the Site Medical Provider and Health Services Administrator, to ensure that patients' medical needs are addressed at the site within the context of the site-specific contract and the organization's goals and values.
  • Directs the nursing care in collaboration with the Site Medical Provider, Health Services Administrator and the Regional Director of Nursing designee for the contract within the context of the correctional healthcare delivery system by fostering collaboration and effective problem-solving among all identified stakeholders.
  • Ensures the integration of evidence-based practice and research application that fosters nursing excellence in the delivery of care to diverse populations.

Benefits offered to the Corizon Health Director of Nursing (DON)

  • Paid Time Off
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Tuition Assistance
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Free online Continuing Education program
  • Comprehensive Onboarding

Apply online or contact Theresa Halsey at 800.222.8215 ext. 9538 | theresa.halsey@corizonhealth.com

Corizon Health provides patients with high quality healthcare and reentry services that will reduce recidivism and better the communities where we live and work. We are dedicated to meeting the needs of the growing number of incarcerated persons with physical and mental illness and the professionals who care for them. More healthcare professionals are finding the stability and advancement they desire at Corizon Health.

This position may require a background check, security clearance, and/or drug screening.

Corizon Health is an Equal Opportunity 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.