RN - Infectious Disease
Location: El Cajon
Posted on: June 24, 2022
CORRECTIONAL NURSING! Best Kept Secret in NursingAt CoreCivic,
we do more than manage inmates, we care for people. CoreCivic is
currently seeking Registered Nurses - Infectious Disease who have a
passion for providing the highest quality care in an institutional
setting. The Registered Nurse - Infectious Disease plans and
provides comprehensive nursing care including, but not limited to,
executing Licensed Independent Provider's orders, dispensing and
administering medications, and assisting Licensed Independent
Provider in examinations and treatment of patients. Applies nursing
and supervisory techniques required in the care, treatment, and
referrals of inmates/residents. Performs all technical/clinical
procedures within the scope of his/her education and licensure.
The successful candidate should be able to perform ALL of the
following functions at a pace and level of performance consistent
with the actual job performance requirements.Apply appropriate
nursing skills in the area and treatment of
inmates/residents.Implements activities related to infection
prevention and control, tuberculosis (TB) case management, contact
and outbreak investigations, and infection prevention training.
Develops, implements, and monitors all associated tasks and duties
related to TB case management, including, but not limited to
tracking, documenting, and ensuring completeness of clinical,
diagnostic, and treatment information; facilitates referrals for
transnational continuity of care; reporting; and liaises with
public health agencies. Attend sick call with the physician to see
inmates/residents; prepare a list of inmates/residents to be
examined; prepare examining room and equipment
Examine and assess new inmates/residents with illnesses or injuries
or inmates/residents who become ill or injured; refer
inmates/residents to the emergency room or other appropriate
healthcare facilities as required by their condition.Perform
emergency procedures as needed and notify Licensed Independent
Provider for treatment orders.Provide guidance, supervise and
monitor nursing care provided by licensed vocational/practical
nursing staff and non-licensed medical staff.More about
Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee with over 70 facilities
nationwide, CoreCivic is the leader in partnership corrections with
a growing presence in:
- CoreCivic Safety, We operate safe,
secure facilities that provide high-quality services and effective
reentry programs that enhance public safety;CoreCivic Properties,
We offer innovative and flexible real estate solutions that provide
value to the government and the people they serve;CoreCivic
Community, We deliver proven and innovative practices in settings
that help people obtain employment, successfully reintegrate into
society and keep communities safe. With opportunities in
correctional security, education, and healthcare, CoreCivic has a
position that's perfect for you. Each CoreCivic facility is like a
small town. Our correctional facilities feature kitchens, dining
halls, places of worship, classrooms, vocational training centers,
health care clinics, recreational areas, housing units,
administrative offices and more. Working together, we provide
hundreds of services and perform countless tasks every day.
Teamwork is a way of life for CoreCivic employees and how we are
able to provide the industry's highest quality safety and security
around the clock. CoreCivic offers a comprehensive benefits package
that includes Health, Dental, Vision, Life, PTO, Paid Holidays,
401(k) with company match and paid training!Qualifications:
- Graduate from an accredited college, university or nursing
program with a degree/diploma in nursing.
- Must possess current licensure in the state of employment.
- Three (3) years professional experience in infection prevention
and control and/or TB care.
- Must possess CPR/BLS certification.
- A valid driver's license is required.
- Minimum age requirement: Must be at least 21 years of
age.CoreCivic is a Drug-Free Workplace & EOE including
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