Correctional Registered Nurse Pool - Phoenix
State of Arizona Department of Corrections - Phoenix, AZ

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Post by Jobing - The Arizona Department of Corrections is currently seeking dedicated healthcare professionals to come join our team in various positions statewide! The Department has custody of more than 40,000 offenders in 10 prison complexes across the state, which presents many unique and rewarding correctional healthcare opportunities. By joining the Arizona Department of Corrections team you will have access to the following employee incentives: * Professional Challenges/On the Job Experience in a wide range of learning environments including: ICU, IPC, Medical Clinics, and Medical Office Management. * Competitive pay including shift differential for certain positions.

  • Flexible work hours – full time, part time, sporadic days. * Participation in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS). * Eligible for the Arizona Deferred Compensation Program: optional 457 plan. * Worker's Compensation coverage.
  • Eligible for credit union membership: statewide network of several employee credit unions. * Participation in the Active Employee Wellness Program: provides employees a wide variety of health education classes, health screenings, and intervention events; statewide. * Employee Assistance Program: short term counseling and assessment. * Ride Share and Public Transportation: Ride Share available in Maricopa county and Tucson Metro area, Public Transit subsidy available in Maricopa County.
THIS POSITION IS A TEMPORARY ASSIGNMENT AND IS NOT COVERED BY THE ARIZONA STATE MERIT SYSTEM. A Temporary Assignment is an appointment to a position which recurs on a temporary or intermittent basis, and is limited to 1500 hours of employment per calendar year. Provides nursing care and health care services to persons in a correctional setting; administers medication and treatment as prescribed by health care providers; conducts sick calls; provides follow–up on new admissions; interviews and examines inmates on sick call; evaluates, assesses, refers and confers with doctor/mid–level care provider concerning routine and emergency treatment; works within the Standards of the Arizona Nurse Practice Act; and performs other duties appropriate to the assignment. Provides nursing care and health care services to persons in a correctional setting; administers medication and treatment as prescribed by health care providers; conducts sick calls; provides follow–up on new admissions; interviews and examines inmates on sick call; evaluates, assesses, refers and confers with doctor/mid–level care provider concerning routine and emergency treatment; works within the Standards of the Arizona Nurse Practice Act; and performs other duties appropriate to the assignment.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES (KSA's): KNOWLEDGE: Of nursing techniques, methods and procedures. SKILL: In all aspects of professional nursing. ABILITY: To work in a prison environment; observe security precautions at all times; assume responsibility for security of hospital area; work cooperatively with correctional custody, treatment, and medical staffs; keep records and write reports. SPECIAL SELECTION FACTOR(S): Must possess an Arizona Registered Nurse (RN) license or Compact State license with multi–state privileges.

Applicant must provide license number on resume and a copy of the license at time of interview. PRE–EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENT(S): Employment is contingent on the successful applicant passing a background investigation, pre–employment drug test, and a medical/physical examination. RETIREMENT: Positions in this classification participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS)*. * ASRS enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of employment.

Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting the Employment Unit Manager at (602) 771–2100. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.

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