Registered Nurses (Medical & Mental Health) at SOA/Dept of Corrections

Anchorage, AK 99501

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.

Responsibilities:

        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

 

Desired strengths:

        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

 

Rewards:

        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

 

Minimum qualifications:

        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!!!

 

For information on open positions or to apply, please visit:

www.workplace.alaska.gov

 

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