Salary: $55,958 - $83,395 per yr USD
Correctional Nurses provide professional nursing care to patients in a correctional setting. Incumbents perform in a trainee capacity and acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities required in this occupation. The Correctional Nurse I works under the supervision of the Correctional Nurse III and will consult with them on a regular basis. The incumbent will communicate plans with team members by attending nursing meetings and sharing with other team members; assist with team responsibilities and assignments as necessary; use patient problems to plan patient care addressing chief presenting problems incorporating the plan of nursing care into the multidisciplinary treatment plan; collect/document the medical/mental health conditions of patients using appropriate charting protocols. Complete health assessments; collect statistical data, tracking current outpatient medications and patient outcome; and review inmates to determine need for referrals or assessment. The Nurse will be working directly with inmates to carry out nursing care assignments, promote optimal health and patient independence, document problems requiring nursing interventions, document patient teaching needs and discharge planning, and communicate care plans to other nurses to maintain continuity of care. **Please ensure your application reflects your current nursing license information. This should be included in the "license" section of your application.** The State of Nevada is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages.
Announcement Number: 40360
Open to all qualified persons.
Applications accepted until recruitment needs are satisfied
** Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.