Corizon Jobs

Corizon Career Site

Job Information

Corizon Health Director of Nursing in Jefferson City, Missouri

About Corizon Health

Corizon Health is the pioneer provider of correctional healthcare in the United States.

We are a company built on more than 40 years of innovation and expertise in the industry.

Our people, our practices, and our commitment to success are the traits that make us the ideal employer as you begin or continue to advance your correctional healthcare career.

We have an exceptional opportunity for a Director of Nursing to join our healthcare team at Jefferson City Correctional Center, Jefferson City, Missouri.


  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Ensures the integration of evidence-based practice and research application that fosters nursing excellence in the delivery of care to diverse populations.

A more all-inclusive job description will be given on site during interview.

Experience & Requirements

  1. Graduate of an Accredited School of Nursing with the ability to obtain a Registered Nurse (RN) license in the state of employment.

  2. Minimum three (3) years progressive nursing management experience, nursing experience in direct patient care delivery services.

  3. Possess the highest degree of professionalism

  4. Demonstrated abilities in nursing staff supervision.

  5. Demonstrated ability to interact positively with the client, patients, staff, and management team.

  6. The Director of Nursing must have the ability to problem-solve. Computer proficiency.

  7. Exceptional communication skills, influence, morale, and leadership abilities.

  8. Have a strong desire to have a significant role in the success of an innovative health services program.

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

Benefits include the opportunity to become Certified Correctional Healthcare Professionals (CCHP), a designation given by the National Commission on Correctional Health Care

5 weeks Paid Time Off

Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance

$10,000 in Tuition Assistance for continuing education

401(k) with company match

Free online Continuing Education program; Comprehensive Onboarding; Mentor and Preceptor Programs.

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 2019-6360

Job Locations US-MO-Jefferson City

Category Clinical & Operations Leadership

Position Type Regular Full-time

Shift / Schedule Weekday Day

Location ID 00913