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Director of Nursing
MEDIKO INC Arlington, VA

Director of Nursing

MEDIKO INC
Arlington, VA
  • Vision , Medical , Dental , Life Insurance , Retirement
  • Full-Time
Job Description

For an exciting and fulfilling career in Correctional Healthcare, come join us at MEDIKO!

At MEDIKO our work is mission driven by our desire to help others. We are a privately-owned, correctional healthcare provider that offers compassionate, comprehensive medical and mental health care to the underserved populations of our communities. 

We are hiring for the following:

Position:    Director of Nursing

Schedule: AM Shift, but varied

Location: Arlington Detention Center

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a liaison between nursing staff, doctors, and healthcare administrators
  • Ensure the orderly administration of inmate care on a daily basis is consistent with physician orders and the correctional facility policies and procedures
  • Create standard-of-care guidelines by way of developing, revising, interpreting, and ensuring compliance with local, state, and federal policies and regulations, adhering to MEDIKO’s policies and procedures
  • Oversee and implement changes to nursing best practices, such as shift changes and infection prevention procedures
  • Recruit, onboard, and train new nursing staff
  • Develop short and long-terms goals for the department, such as staffing goals, procedural goals, and standard-of-care goals
  • Participate in cost containment goals, standards, and activities; participate in operating budget as it relates to nursing and other areas, as assigned
  • Review and approve timesheets, overtime, and submit payroll within designated timelines
  • Assist in the implementation and maintenance of the Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) program; assist Medical Director in establishing CQI calendar; participate in the monthly CQI committee (including submitting appropriate recommendations to improve health care services)
  • Oversee services rendered by agency or 1099/contractors
  • Schedule and document monthly staff meetings
  • Develop, coordinate, assign duties and communicate nursing staff schedules; ensure required site coverage at all times; provide on-call coverage as needed; assist team members with work and work overtime as needed
  • Supervise and evaluate nurse performance; counsel and discipline employee based on guidance from MEDIKO’s handbook; complete and submit timely, annual performance reviews/evaluations to HR/Finance for further approval on all nursing and assigned staff
  • Knowledge and understanding of all facets of professional nursing, patient care, infection control, safety, quality assurance policies and procedures, and institutional practices; monitor and reinforce compliance in each of these areas
  • Provide guidance to nurse staff regarding medical disciplines
  • Communicate with inmate patients’ families, physicians, and medical staff
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing required
  • BSN with Master’s Degree in Nursing preferred
  • Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing
  • Current unencumbered RN licensure in applicable state
  • Current CPR/BLS certification (American Heart Association or American Red Cross guideline approved)
  • Background in an emergency room, correctional health care or medical surgical setting preferred
  • Two (2) years supervisory experience, preferably in an acute care setting or within a correctional environment
  • Strong knowledge of all areas of general health care services within the correctional health care environment
  • Proof of COVID Vaccination or Weekly Testing

Benefits

  • Benefits package including Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance for you and your family
  • Employer-paid Life insurance policy/AD&D, long-term disability and short-term disability
  • Tuition Reimbursement Assistance Plan
  • CEUs paid for by MEDIKO
  • Generous paid time off including 10 Holidays
  • Participation in the MEDIKO retirement plan
  • Employee Assistance Program

Please visit our website at www.MEDIKO.com  to learn more about opportunities with us!

EOE STATEMENT: We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Company Description
We are committed to delivering high-quality medical care to the communities we serve. Mediko is seeking qualified individuals who are mission driven with aligned values eager to make a difference. LPN, RN, Behavioral Health, Practitioner, and other opportunities are available.
Why Work Here?
Our team is comprised of individuals who are kind, caring, and confident. Our work is mission driven.

We are committed to delivering high-quality medical care to the communities we serve. Mediko is seeking qualified individuals who are mission driven with aligned values eager to make a difference. LPN, RN, Behavioral Health, Practitioner, and other opportunities are available.

Address

MEDIKO INC

1435 North Courthouse Road

Arlington, VA
USA

Industry

Healthcare

Posted date

Over a month ago
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