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Corizon Health Director of Nursing in Moberly, Missouri

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. As a Corizon Health professional, you have access to the resources and support to enhance your skills, build a solid foundation to reach your career potential, and contribute to the care and well-being of an underserved population. There is no greater calling. Join Corizon Health today and be part of our legacy of innovation and clinical expertise.


Below is a list of your responsibilities as a Director of Nursing (DON) with Corizon Health at Moberly Correctional Center located in Moberly, Missouri:

  • Provide quality oversight in collaboration with site, regional and corporate leadership. Provide clinical supervision to nursing staff. Implement appropriate work structure and processes to accomplish goals for patient care specific to contract requirements and healthcare policy and procedures. Assist and support nursing staff with the provision of patient care. Organize the delivery of safe, effective and efficient patient care.

  • Evaluate patient care delivery processes on a regular, systematic and frequent basis. Provide written reports to regional team and client as scheduled or requested.

  • Facilitate the development of site performance improvement plans and monitor site progress and reporting.

  • Facilitate the completion of random and scheduled audits to assess site compliance with contractual requirements, accreditation standards and continuous quality safety improvement (CQSI) opportunities.

  • Conduct at minimum an annual accreditation readiness audit to assess compliance with standards and identify opportunities for improvement.

  • Anticipate healthcare delivery and contractual issues and deal with potential issues proactively. Collaborate with site leadership and client to meet the goals of the service contract in conjunction with regional leadership.

  • Perform screening interviews with candidates, assess basic knowledge, skills and fit within the corrections environment.

  • Perform annual clinical competency assessments and checks to promote the delivery of safe, effective and efficient nursing care.

  • Coordinate and monitor orientation and onboarding activities for new hires and staff that have moved into a different role. Perform an on-going assessment of staff learning needs and facilitate in-service and continuing education for nursing and ancillary personnel to promote professional development and enhancement of performance.

  • Interpret regulations and standards and communicate site and unit performance objectives to staff. Provide guidance and direction on state licensure, accreditation and regulatory agency requirements.

  • Develop monthly schedules for nursing staff and nursing support staff and ensure that enough nursing staff is scheduled on each shift with the appropriate skill level.

  • Conduct at minimum monthly staff meetings in collaboration with site leadership. Assist site leadership with the development and maintenance of annual operational and clinical performance plans under the direction of regional operational management.

  • Act as a liaison with other operating units, agencies and outside officials. Ensure nursing records are correctly maintained.

Corizon Benefits

Corizon Health offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, a generous PTO plan, 401k with matching funds, tuition assistance, continuing education reimbursement, and more!

Experience & Requirements

  • Graduate of an Accredited Nursing School required.

  • Current, unrestricted, non-probationary status license as a Registered Nurse in the state of Missouri.

  • Current Basic Life Support/CPR Certification at the Medical Professional Level with AED Training.

  • Specialty certification in correctional healthcare is desired (Certified Correctional Health Professional: CCHP, Certified Correctional Health Professional Nurse: CCHP-RN).

  • Minimum of 3 years of clinical experience in a healthcare setting, with correctional healthcare experience is preferred.

  • Knowledge of accreditation standards (NCCHC, ACA & state-specific) as well as experience with quality improvement programs and clinical auditing preferred

A background check, security clearance and drug screening are required for this role.

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.

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ID 2020-8774

Job Locations US-MO-Moberly

Category Clinical & Operations Leadership

Position Type Regular Full-time

Shift / Schedule Weekday Day

Location ID 00912