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Corizon Health Registered Nurse - Wound Care in Westover, Maryland

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.

Responsibilities

  • Utilizes a systematic approach to meet the health needs of each individual patient.

  • Performs health assessments and interprets collected data to determine appropriate course of action(s) to address the needs of the patient.

  • Formulates a plan of care/action based on clinical findings.

  • Implements nursing care within the RN’s scope of practice. (Includes compliance with all laws as applicable in the practice setting).

  • Develops and implements teaching plans based on the individual needs of the patient. The plans should speak to health promotion, maintenance and restoration of health.

  • Provides for the care of multiple patients either through direct care or assignment and/or delegation of care to other members of the health care team.

  • Evaluates patient’s response to therapeutic interventions and communicates with other members of the health care team to address potential changes to the overall care plan for the patient.

  • Focuses on the critical thinking processes as the basis for all decision making.

  • Other nursing duties as assigned.

Experience & Requirements

  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing

  • Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of employment.

  • Possesses an active CPR certification.

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

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

  • Employees must be able to perform the following:

  • Required to exert up to 50 pounds of force to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects including the human body.

  • Required to kneel, stoop, crouch and/or crawl occasionally. Frequent walking throughout site; to include walking up and down flights of stairs.

  • Must have and maintain sufficient strength, agility, and endurance to perform during stressful (physical, mental and emotional) situations encountered on the job.

  • Occasional running when responding to emergencies; must be able to perform BLS.

  • Wound care certification required. 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 2019-4500

Job Locations US-MD-Westover

Category Nursing & Nursing Assistant

Position Type Regular Full-time

Shift / Schedule Weekday Day

Location ID 91209