About the Job
JOIN OUR TEAM!
Health and Rehabilitation Services is currently recruiting registered nurses and mental health nurses to provide care to patients at correctional facilities across Alaska.
We seek highly motivated, qualified, compassionate nurses to join our diverse team and to make a difference working with an underserved population.
Provide comprehensive health care in a correctional setting including, but not limited to:
o Initial and ongoing nursing assessment
o Medication administration
o Withdrawal monitoring
o Performing and assisting with procedures, including dressing changes and phlebotomy
Utilize the nursing process to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care
Assess for physiologic and psychosocial changes in the patient’s condition
Triage urgent versus non-urgent needs in a timely manner
Respond to emergency situations calmly and effectively
Follow established policies and protocols to maintain care quality and patient and staff safety
Excellent critical thinking skills
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Knowledge of communicable diseases, immunizations and tuberculosis screening and control
Knowledge of alcohol and substance abuse and related treatment
Experience with medication, administration and evaluation of responses to medication
Excellent work habits such as punctuality, attendance and observation of safety regulations
Hiring incentive bonus of up to $10,000 for registered nurses
Seven days on/seven days off shifts available for most positions
Free unlimited access to continuing education through CE Direct
The chance to work with knowledgeable, caring and compassionate staff
11 paid holidays a year
Medical, dental and vision plans
Life and disability insurance
Eligibility for licensure to practice nursing in the State of Alaska
Ability to pass background investigation and fingerprinting
Join our team of healthcare professionals and start your career in Health and Rehabilitation Services for the Alaska Department of Corrections!
New graduate nurses are encouraged to apply!!!
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