RN Corrections

RN Corrections

02 May 2024
New Mexico, Hagerman, 88232 Hagerman USA

RN Corrections

$2360The Correctional RN works in collaboration with other healthcare professionals, correctional officers, and administrators to ensure the well-being of the incarcerated population. The Correctional RN utilizes their knowledge to address the specific challenges and limitations of the correctional environment while providing care to their patient population. This care includes both routine and emergency health care in a correctional facility setting. Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Utilizes the nursing process to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care

Performs focused interview to identify specific patient's needs

Assesses signs and symptoms indicating physiologic and psychosocial changes in the patient’s condition

Conducts health histories on newly-admitted inmates

When necessary, makes referrals of inmates to the staff physician, nurse practitioner, dentist, or mental health professional

Determines the need for emergency hospital care and ensures that all medication is administered in accordance with standard operating procedures and as ordered by the authorizing authority

Collects, analyzes, and interprets data and information from healthcare members and documents actual and/or potential nursing diagnoses

Documents the patient’s plan of care using identified nursing diagnoses, expected patient outcomes, and selected nursing interventions

Identifies and prioritizes actions based on patient care requirements

Monitors consistency between patient plan of care and actions of medical staff

Performs interventions according to identified priorities, plan of care, and the hospital policies and patient care outcome standard

Initiates and evaluates patient education

Revises the plan of care according to evaluation, changes in medical plan of care, and effective/ineffective nursing interventions

Documents patient’s response to nursing and other interventions

Supervises, trains and directs other healthcare professionals on site such as LPNs, CNAs, etc.

Performs other duties as assigned/necessary

Minimum Requirements:

Current Registered Nurse License for the state in which the nurse practices

Minimum of one year of correctional health care experience preferred

Complies with all relevant professional standards of practice

Participation and completion of Amergis' Competency program when applicable

Current CPR if applicable

TB Questionnaire, PPD or chest x-ray if applicable

Current Health certificate (per contract or state regulation)

Must meet all federal, state and local requirements

Successful completion of new hire training as applicable to job site

Understand patient confidentiality and HIPAA requirements

Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to and from appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors, co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in the English language is required

Computer proficiency required

Must be at least 18 years of age


At Amergis, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:

Competitive pay & weekly paychecks

Health, dental, vision, and life insurance

401(k) savings plan

Awards and recognition programs

Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status.

About Amergis

Amergis, formerly known as Maxim Healthcare Staffing, has served our clients and communities by connecting people to the work that matters since 1988. We provide meaningful opportunities to our extensive network of healthcare and school-based professionals, ready to work in any hospital, government facility, or school. Through partnership and innovation, Amergis creates unmatched staffing experiences to deliver the best workforce solutions. Amergis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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