Regional Director of Nursing (DON) in Tempe, AZ at Corizon Health

Date Posted: 3/6/2018

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Job Description

Correctional Care | Committed Careers | Corizon Health

We have an exceptional opportunity for a Regional Director of Nursing (RDON) to join our healthcare team based out of Tempe, AZ.

Qualifications of the Corizon Health Regional Director of Nursing (RDON)

  • 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.)

Job Summary of the Corizon Health Regional Director of Nursing (RDON)

Responsible for the delivery of patient care that promotes safety and well-being of all patients in the assigned region of correctional facilities on a 24 hour basis. Plans, directs, coordinates and evaluates the overall clinical nursing practice and administrative activities including material and human resource management. Participates in the development and implementation of Corizon policies and procedures. Maintains open communication with all staff to promote improvement in performance. Assumes the role of Site DON as needed.

Responsibilities of the Corizon Health Regional Director of Nursing (RDON)

  • 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.

Benefits offered to the Corizon Health Regional Director of Nursing (RDON)

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

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.

Apply online or contact Tracy Mazuranic @ 314-919-9553