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Corizon Health Assistant DON - Tucson, AZ in Tucson, Arizona

Do you have a genuine desire to help and improve the quality of life for others and humanity?

There is a great need to care for the correctional population. If you are patient-focused, then correctional healthcare is for you!

We have an exceptional opportunity for an Assistant Director of Nursing, to join our healthcare team at the Tucson Complex in Tucson AZ. This ADON position is day shift 8am 4:30pm.

You will contribute and glean highly varied expertise in a challenging, very rewarding and vital profession; while providing an atmosphere of empathy and respect for the dignity of the person. The impact you provide is incredibly valuable to society and often significantly assists in reducing recidivism rates.

Benefits for you: Opportunities for growth and advancement, Paid time off, Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance, Tuition assistance, 401(K) with company match, free online Continuing Education program, and Comprehensive onboarding.


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

3.Remains knowledgeable about specific state laws and regulations governing practice.

4.Satisfactory completion of initial and annual clinical competencies to demonstrate aptitude as assigned by role.

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

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

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

8.Current CPR or ACLS certification


1.Directs the provision of healthcare to patients by professional and paraprofessional nursing staff via interaction with their Charge Nurses and clinical staff.

2.Interacts with a variety of healthcare professionals, corrections, and administrative staff to achieve the goals of the nursing department and fulfill contractual requirements.

3.Functions as a senior clinical nurse for respective area of responsibility. Supervises the delivery of nursing services provided to the patients within areas of responsibility on a daily basis.

4.Provides monthly staffing schedule to Site Administrator and Director of Nursing, works with Charge Nurses to adjust their daily personnel needs, provides any personnel changes to include call outs, scheduling trades, etc. to the Site Administrator and Director of Nursing.

5.Visits each area of clinical responsibility at least once a week to observe the performance of the staff and to discuss ongoing programs and problems.

6.Ensures new staff is scheduled for proper orientation prior to routine staffing assignments.

7.Performs all duties as assigned

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

More healthcare professionals are finding the stability and advancement they desire at Corizon Health. We have a 40 plus year history dedicated to meeting the needs of the growing number of incarcerated persons with physical and mental illness and the professionals who care for them. Corizon Health provides patients with high-quality healthcare and reentry services that will reduce recidivism and better the communities where we live and work. Consider joining the Corizon Health team!

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Background check, security clearance, and drug screening required.

Corizon Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with federal and state employment opportunity laws, qualified applicants considered for all positions without regard to race, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, Vietnam era veteran, or disabled Veteran status.

Job Number:15142

Job ID : 15142