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Adult Correctional Nursing

MAXIM HEALTHCARE GROUP Raleigh, NC
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description
The Corrections Nurse works in close and immediate contact with prisoners on a daily basis providing general and emergency nursing care in the Medical and Ambulatory section of the Corrections Facility while maintaining facility security standards. When necessary, the Nurse makes referrals of inmates to the staff physician, nurse practitioner, dentist, mental health professional, or specialist in alcohol and drug abuse treatment. The Nurse ensures all medication is administered in accordance with standard operating procedures and as ordered by the authorizing authority.

Locations may include:
Raleigh
Nash
Smithfield
Harnett

Responsibilities:
Utilizes the nursing process to plan, implement, treat and evaluate the patient/inmate
Integrates and implements referrals of inmates to the staff physician, nurse practitioner, dentist, mental health professional
Looks for signs and symptoms indicating physiologic and psychosocial changes in the patient’s condition and reports to RN
Documents the patient’s plan of care using identified nursing diagnoses, expected patient outcomes, and selected nursing interventions
Monitors consistency between patient plan of care and actions of medical staff
Collaborates with RN regarding the plan of care according to evaluation, changes in medical plan of care, and effective/ineffective nursing interventions
Documents patient’s response to nursing and other interventions
Uses clinical judgment in evaluation and responding to emergency medical situations involving inmates or staff
Monitors the safety and effectiveness of the environment and equipment
Participates in infection control activities in accordance with department and as directed by Infection Control Coordinator
Participates in the orientation and continuing education of staff
Participates in the Health Quality Improvement Program
Supports professional practice by observing the following: Uses knowledge in accordance with 1) the Nurse Practice Act; 2) Standards of Nursing Practice; 3) Standards of Patient Care; 4) The Joint Commission, state and local laws; 5) Patient’s Bill of Rights; and 6) Maxim Healthcare, nursing and client policies
Performs other duties as assigned/necessary

Qualifications:
License to practice nursing in the State of North Carolina
Minimum of one year of clinical nursing experience
Current Health Certificate
Current PPD or Chest X-Ray.
MMR Records
Computer proficiency required
Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to and from appropriate individuals (including but not limited to supervisors, co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in the English language may be required 
General CommentsStart dates may vary
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Benefits
At Maxim Healthcare Group, 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 Group
Maxim Healthcare Group has 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 Group is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer
Company Description
For more than 30 years, we have been making a difference in the lives of our patients, caregivers, and employees. Our nationwide suite of services includes home healthcare, companion and behavioral care, healthcare staffing, and workforce solutions. Our commitment to customer service, compassionate patient care, and filling critical staffing needs makes us a trusted partner wherever healthcare is needed.

MAXIM HEALTHCARE GROUP

For more than 30 years, we have been making a difference in the lives of our patients, caregivers, and employees. Our nationwide suite of services includes home healthcare, companion and behavioral care, healthcare staffing, and workforce solutions. Our commitment to customer service, compassionate patient care, and filling critical staffing needs makes us a trusted partner wherever healthcare is needed.

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