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1-3 years of experience
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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
10/27/2018
Job Category:
Nursing
Full-Time Registered Nurse needed in Union Springs!
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WEXFORD HEALTH | Union Springs, AL
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Job Description

Wexford Health Sources, one of the nation's leading innovative correctional health care companies, provides clients with experienced management and technologically advanced services, combined with programs that control costs while ensuring quality. For nearly two decades, Wexford Health has consistently delivered proven staffing expertise and a full range of medical, behavioral health, pharmacy, utilization management, provider contracting, claims processing, and quality management services.

At Wexford Health 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.

Wexford Health has an exceptional opportunity for a Registered Nurse to join our team of healthcare professionals at Location in City, State.

We're proud to offer 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

POSITION SUMMARY

* Delivers patient care through the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation.
* Directs and guides patient teaching activities and ancillary personnel including LPNs, CNAs and other nursing paraprofessional staff in patient care.
* Assists in the presentation of in-service education sessions.
* Participates in the quality of chart audits.
* Provides written assessment of patient on admission, during confinement and on discharge as requested.
* Assists in minor medical or surgical procedures, medical screenings, and passing medications to inmates.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS

Standard medical setting in a correctional facility, which includes daily interfacing with inmates, correctional staff, and health care personnel. Temperature extremes may be encountered while moving throughout the facility outdoors and indoors in buildings without air conditioning.

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

About WEXFORD HEALTH

But over the past two decades, Wexford Health has developed expertise in areas that enable us to make our vision and mission a reality. We apply our excellence in these 5 vital areas to provide clients with correctional health care programs of unequaled value and efficiency. Quality care: Wexford Health has a 100% success rate for our clients who choose to pursue industry accreditation. We maintain a dedicated internal Quality Management Team to monitor quality of care and contract compliance, and assist our clients to achieve their desired health care certifications. Experienced management team: Our management team includes not only experienced corrections and health care professionals, but also experts on clinical programs, human resources, and finance. These individuals - the backbone of our company and some of the strongest leaders in the corrections industry - ensure that Wexford Health remains responsive, adaptable, and ethical. Staffing expertise: As we have proven over and over again, Wexford Health is willing to go the extra mile to recruit and retain qualified health care professionals to meet the unique needs of our clients. Our culture fosters an empowered, engaged workforce that provides unparalleled customer service and delivers quality, cost-effective results. Technology: From our data warehouse and telemedicine programs to Electronic Medical Records and claims processing, Wexford Health is the industry leader in utilizing technology appropriately to support our clients' programs. We invest the necessary time, training, and other resources up front to make sure the technology pays off for our clients - financially and operationally - in the long run. Cost control: Wexford Health does not sacrifice quality of service in order to save money. Our utilization management and other innovative programs cut costs without causing any negative impact on care or customer service. As our mission statement says, we strive to provide innovative solutions that meet patients' needs and exceed clients' expectations. I invite you to contact Wexford Health. We will be happy to meet with you to learn about your goals and discuss how we can help you achieve them. Thank you for visiting our website and choosing to learn more about our company. We look forward to hearing from you.