Registered Nurse Full Time - Night Shift

Registered Nurse Full Time - Night Shift

Wexford Health Sources Inc | Clayton, AL, 36016, US

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Description

POSITION: Registered Nurse

SCHEDULE: 40 Hours per week / Night Shift 10:30pm - 7am

FACILITY: Ventress Correctional Facility

LOCATION: Clayton, Alabama

Wexford Health Sources, Inc. is a member of the Wexford family: a group of the nation's leading innovative correctional health care companies. At Wexford Health Sources, Inc., our philosophy is that health care should not be considered a luxury for anyone. We simply care for those in need and the corrections environment is our venue.

POSITION SUMMARY

* The Registered Nurse (RN) services patients in a correctional setting for elderly inmates with psychiatric or developmental disabilities under the direction of a managerial Registered Nurse or Medical Director.
* Assists in carrying out rehabilitation programming and activities for residents such as role model interactions, development of social skills, development of daily living skills, reality orientation, recreational skills, etc.
* Sets up prescribed medications in accordance with patients' nursing care plans; assesses, develops, records and monitors programs for self-administration of medications and conducts medication management and health education training for individuals and groups.
* Check's temperature, pulse, blood pressure, and other vital signs to detect deviations from normal; assists in controlling aggressive or disruptive behavior.
* Intake and Classification
* Outpatient Clinic
* Emergent Services
* Chronic Care Clinic
* Patient Education
* Med Pass
* Infectious Disease Control

RN SHIFT DIFFERENTIALS

* Weekday Eve - $1.50
* Weekday Night - $2.00
* Weekend Day - $1.00
* Weekend Eve - $2.50
* Weekend Night - $3.00

BENEFITS

Wexford Health offers a competitive benefits package including:

* Annual review with performance increase
* Generous paid-time off program that combines vacation and sick leave
* Paid holidays
* Comprehensive health insurance through Blue Cross Blue Shield
* Dental and Vision insurance
* 401(k) retirement saving plans
* Company-paid short-term disability
* Healthcare and dependent care spending account

The following requirements list the minimum to qualify. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted.

LICENSING: Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of Alabama

CERTIFICATION: Current CPR certification

EDUCATION:

* Graduate of an accredited nursing school
* BSN preferred

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

* One (1) year clinical experience preferred
* Correctional experience preferred
* Experience giving CPR instructions and possess ability to take charge in a CPR emergency
* Experience with or possess the ability to work in a stressful environment and assist staff with various policies, administrative and organizational projects

EOE/M/F/D/V