RN Corrections

20 Nov 2023

The Correctional RN works in collaboration with otherhealthcare professionals, correctional officers, and administrators to ensurethe well-being of the incarcerated population. The Correctional RN utilizes their knowledge to address the specificchallenges and limitations of the correctional environment while providing careto their patient population. This careincludes both routine and emergency health care in a correctional facilitysetting. Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Utilizes the nursing process to assess, plan, implement andevaluate patient care

Performs focused interview to identify specific patient'sneeds

Assesses signs and symptoms indicating physiologic andpsychosocial changes in the patient’s condition

Conducts health histories on newly-admitted inmates

When necessary, makes referrals of inmates to the staffphysician, nurse practitioner, dentist, or mental health professional

Determines the need for emergency hospital care and ensuresthat all medication is administered in accordance with standard operatingprocedures and as ordered by the authorizing authority

Collects, analyzes, and interprets data and information fromhealthcare members and documents actual and/or potential nursing diagnoses

Documents the patient’s plan of care using identifiednursing diagnoses, expected patient outcomes, and selected nursinginterventions

Identifies and prioritizes actions based on patient carerequirements

Monitors consistency between patient plan of care andactions of medical staff

Performs interventions according to identified priorities,plan of care, and the hospital policies and patient care outcome standard

Initiates and evaluates patient education

Revises the plan of care according to evaluation, changes inmedical plan of care, and effective/ineffective nursing interventions

Documents patient’s response to nursing and otherinterventions

Supervises, trains and directs other healthcareprofessionals on site such as LPNs, CNAs, etc.

Performs other duties as assigned/necessary

Minimum Requirements:

Current Registered Nurse License for the state in which thenurse practices

Minimum of one year of correctional health care experiencepreferred

Complies with all relevant professional standards ofpractice

Participation and completion of Maxim’s Competency programwhen applicable

Current CPR if applicable

TB Questionnaire, PPD or chest x-ray if applicable

Current Health certificate (per contract or stateregulation)

Must meet all federal, state and local requirements

Successful completion of new hire training as applicable tojob site

Understand patient confidentiality and HIPAArequirements

Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to andfrom appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors,co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in theEnglish language is required

Computer proficiency required

Must be at least 18 years of age


At Maxim Healthcare Staffing, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:

Competitive pay & weekly paychecks

Health, dental, vision, and life insurance

401(k) savings plan

Awards and recognition programs

Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status.

About Maxim Healthcare Staffing

Maxim Healthcare Staffing has been making a difference in the lives of our patients, caregivers, and employees for more than 30 years. Our nationwide suite of services includes home healthcare, companion and behavioral care, healthcare staffing, and workforce solutions. Maxim's commitment to customer service, compassionate patient care, and filling critical staffing needs makes us a trusted partner wherever healthcare is needed. Maxim Healthcare Staffing is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

  • ID: #50569895
  • State: Virginia Farmville 23901 Farmville USA
  • City: Farmville
  • Salary: USD TBD TBD
  • Showed: 2023-11-20
  • Deadline: 2024-01-20
  • Category: Et cetera