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Corizon Health Registered Nurse-Charge Nurse in Hagerstown, Maryland

About Corizon Health

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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.Wetake pride in being a pioneer provider of correctional healthcare. If you are interested in helping uscontinue our legacy of innovation and clinical expertise, we encourage you to connect with us today.

Responsibilities

Under the direction of the Director of Nursing, administers the nursing program in the Health Care 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.

Participate in the development and implementation of policies, procedures, rules and regulations of the Health Care Unit; confers with the 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 the interdisciplinary team to develop and initiate health review.

Supervises the preparation of records of nursing care and other treatments given 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 the administrative staff.

Attend staff and administrative meetings as requested. Other duties as assigned.

Experience & Requirements

Three (3) years of progressively responsible professional experience; or BS in Nursing with two years of professional experience, or a Masters’ Degree with one year of professional experience.

Annual CPR training recertification.

Physical Requirements

Employees must be able to perform the following:

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.

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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 2019-6424

Job Locations US-MD-Hagerstown

Category Nursing & Nursing Assistant

Position Type Regular Full-time

Shift / Schedule Weekday Day

Location ID 91214

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