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Welcome to Corizon – the nation's leader in correctional healthcare solutions. At Corizon, every aspect of our business is designed to provide our clients with exceptional service and to partner with them to deliver safe, effective and efficient care using best practices and evidence-based medicine. This client-focused, patient-centered approach – which places a high value on honesty, integrity and reliability – is achieved by an outstanding team of employees who deliver best-in-class service and care every day. In turn, Corizon’s leaders are committed to providing a respectful, high-trust work environment that encourages employee growth, development and well-being. If partnering with other first-rate healthcare professionals to discover new and better ways to provide excellent service and care in a standard-setting organization sounds like an exciting challenge to you, we invite you to join the Corizon team!

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Job Description

Job is located in Grants, NM.

Registered Nurses: Are you ready to put your management skills to use in a unique environment? Do you have the ability to guide, teach and motivate a nursing staff?

Consider our exciting opportunity for a Director of Nursing at Western New Mexico Correctional Facility in Grants, New Mexico.  Ideal candidate has a minimum of 3 years supervisory experience, excellent clinical skills, experience with staff personnel issues and scheduling. Previous correctional healthcare experience a plus.

Correctional Healthcare offers a unique setting where nurses are valued and your management skills will make a difference!
For more info, call today or apply online now!

SITE INFORMATION: WNMFC is a multi-custody (close, medium, minimum, women) correctional facility managed by the NMCD. The facility is designed to house 440 male offenders and is located near Grants, New Mexico. The facility has 22 buildings with a total FTE count of 18.30. There are 7 housing units consisting of double bunked wet cells. Other buildings provide for a 16 bed special housing unit for segregation and intake. Also, there is a satellite facility NM Women’s Correctional Facility about two miles away.

Job Requirements

  • The Director of Nursing (DON) is the nurse manager for the site and is accountable for the management of nursing practice, nursing education, staff nurse professional development, and nurse administration.
  • The DON is accountable for promoting the delivery of quality healthcare services, in collaboration with the site Medical Provider, HSA, to ensure that patients’ medical needs are addressed at the site within the context of the site-specific contract and the organization’s goals and values.
  • The DON directs the nursing care in collaboration with the site Medical Provider, HSA and the RDON designee for the contract within the context of the correctional healthcare delivery system by fostering collaboration and effective problem-solving among all identified stakeholders.
  • The DON ensures the integration of evidence-based practice and research application that fosters nursing excellence in the delivery of care to diverse populations.

  • Graduate of accredited School of Nursing with the ability to obtain New Mexico licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN). BSN a plus.
  • Minimum three (3) years progressive nursing management experience, nursing experience in direct patient care delivery services.  
  • Possess the highest degree of professionalism.  
  • Demonstrated abilities in nursing staff supervision.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact positively with the client, patients, staff and management team.
  • Ability to problem-solve.  Computer proficiency
  • Exceptional communication skills, influence, morale and leadership abilities.
  • Have a strong desire to have a significant role in the success of an innovative health services program.


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