Registered Nurses: Are you ready to put your management skills to use in a unique environment? Do you have the ability to guide, teach and motivate a nursing staff?
Consider our exciting opportunity for a Director of Nursing at Plainfield Correctional Facility in Plainfield, Indiana. Ideal candidate has a minimum of 3 years supervisory experience, excellent clinical skills, experience with staff personnel issues and scheduling. Previous correctional healthcare experience a plus.
Correctional Healthcare offers a unique setting where nurses are valued and your management skills will make a difference!
For more info, call today or apply online now!
SITE INFORMATION: The Director of Nursing will have oversight of approximately 35 FTEs in the medical unit. The site has 24/7 nurse coverage, and a 32 bed infirmary. Plainfield houses 1,600 medium security inmates and is the regional specialty service provider for dialysis in Indiana. In addition, their proximity to Wishard Hospital makes them the location for hospital discharges, hospice and acute care, and some oncology including radiology and chemotherapy.
The City of Plainfield is located approximately 20 minutes from downtown Indianapolis, and the facility itself is within 5 minutes of the interstate.
The Director of Nursing (DON) is the nurse manager for the site and is accountable for the management of nursing practice, nursing education, staff nurse professional development, and nurse administration.
The DON is accountable for promoting the delivery of quality healthcare services, in collaboration with the site Medical Provider, HSA, to ensure that patients’ medical needs are addressed at the site within the context of the site-specific contract and the organization’s goals and values.
The DON directs the nursing care in collaboration with the site Medical Provider, HSA and the RDON designee for the contract within the context of the correctional healthcare delivery system by fostering collaboration and effective problem-solving among all identified stakeholders.
The DON ensures the integration of evidence-based practice and research application that fosters nursing excellence in the delivery of care to diverse populations.
American Hospital Association - 19 months ago
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