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Registered Nurse RN

Location
Las Vegas, New Mexico
Job Type
Full Time
Posted
5 Oct 2021

POSITION: Registered Nurse

LOCATION: The Penitentiary of New Mexico (Santa Fe, New Mexico)

SHIFT: Sun/Mon/Tues 6AM-6:30PM (OFF: Wed/Th/Fri/Sat)

Wexford Health Sources, Inc. is a member of the Wexford family: a group of the nation's leading innovative correctional health care companies.  At Wexford Health Sources, Inc., our philosophy is that health care should not be considered a luxury for anyone. We simply care for those in need and the corrections environment is our venue.

POSITION SUMMARY

  • Under the clinical supervision of the Director of Nursing, the incumbent is responsible for delivery of patient care through the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation.
  • Also directs and guides patient teaching activities and ancillary personnel, while maintaining standards of professional nursing.
  • Utilizes electronic medical record system as applicable throughout the scope of duties and responsibilities.  
  • Assesses physical, psychological and psychosocial dimensions of patients within the healthcare unit and, as necessary, in the housing units.
  • Applies knowledge of illnesses, injuries and diseases using available resources in obtaining a health history, and in the assessment process.
  • Provides leadership to RNs, LPNs, MAs, CNAs and other nursing paraprofessionals in patient care as related to medical aspects of patient care.
  • Reviews and monitors all offenders receiving medications, as assigned and maintains charts and records.
  • Utilize therapeutic communication skills and effective interviewing techniques to elicit pertinent historical information and make appropriate referral as required.

BENEFITS

Wexford Health offers a competitive benefits package including:

  • Performance check-ins with annual merit increase
  • Generous paid-time off program that combines vacation and sick leave
  • Paid holidays
  • Comprehensive health insurance through BlueCross BlueShield
  • Dental and Vision insurance
  • 401(k) retirement saving plan
  • Company-paid short-term disability
  • Healthcare and dependent care spending account
  • Continuing education options

The following requirements list the minimum to qualify.  An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted.

LICENSING: Current, valid New Mexico Registered Nursing License

CERTIFICATION: Current CPR Certification

EDUCATION: Graduate from an accredited school of nursing. Associate's Degree required; Bachelors' Degree preferred.

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: Minimum one (1) year of clinical experience; correctional nursing experience a plus

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Details

  • Job Reference: 389611268-2
  • Date Posted: 5 October 2021
  • Employer: WEXFORD HEALTH
  • Location: Las Vegas, New Mexico
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Nursing, Other
  • Job Type: Full Time