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Corizon Health Registered Nurse – Charge Nurse in Gainesville, Florida

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. If you are interested in helping us continue our legacy of innovation and clinical expertise, we encourage you to connect with us today.

Responsibilities

We have an exceptional opportunity for a full time Registered Nurse (RN) (3 - 12 hour night shift every Friday/Saturday/Sunday) to join our healthcare team at Alachua County Jail located in Gainesville, FL

Responsibilities of the Corizon Health RN Charge Nurse

  • Under the supervision of the Director of Nursing, administers the nursing program in the Healthcare unit, directly supervises one shift and shares 24-hour responsibility for all nursing and paraprofessional personnel.

  • Participates in the recruitment and orientation of new nursing personnel. Actively participates in in-service training programs and staff meetings.

  • Participates in the development and implementation of policies, procedures, rules and regulations of the Healthcare Unit; confers with Director of Nursing in matters of policy and program development.

  • Schedules evaluation conferences for non-supervisory nursing personnel and participate in their performance evaluations on a regularly scheduled basis. Collaborates with physicians and other members of interdisciplinary team to develop and initiate health review.

  • Supervises the preparation of records of nursing care and other treatments given to patients. Plans and supervises the implementation of various nursing care techniques. Supervises the emergency medical care given in accordance with written policies of facility.

  • Serve as liaison between nursing staff and Director of Nursing to relay pertinent information, to serve as consultant with problem solving relative to improving health care delivery.

  • Responsible for security of medications, supplies and equipment. Prepare and submit daily, monthly, and annual medical records and reports as requested to administrative staff.

  • Attend staff and administrative meetings as requested

  • Other duties as assigned.

Experience & Requirements

Qualifications of the Corizon Health RN Charge Nurse

  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing

  • Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of employment.

  • At least 3 years of experience as a nurse manager or similar. Previous experience in a correctional setting is preferred.

  • Must have previous ICU/ER or charge nurse experience.

Benefits

  • Paid Time Off

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance

  • Tuition Assistance

  • 401(k) with company match

  • Free online Continuing Education program

  • Comprehensive Onboarding

  • Mentor and Preceptor Programs

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

Not ready to apply? Connect with us for general consideration.

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

ID 2019-5937

Job Locations US-FL-Gainesville

Category Nursing & Nursing Assistant

Position Type Regular Part-time

Shift / Schedule Weekday Night

Location ID 90189

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