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Corizon Health Director of Nursing in Topeka, Kansas

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 we 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 Director of Nursing (DON) to join our healthcare team at Kansas Juvenile Correctional Complex located in Topeka, Kansas.

Responsibilities include:

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

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

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

  • Possess the highest degree of professionalism

  • Demonstrated abilities in nursing staff supervision.

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

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

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

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

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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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 2019-6528

Job Locations US-KS-Topeka

Category Clinical & Operations Leadership

Position Type Regular Full-time

Shift / Schedule Weekday Day

Location ID 04562

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