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Registered Nurse

Wexford Helath Los Lunas, NM Full-Time
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POSITION: Registered Nurse

LOCATION: Central New Mexico Correctional Facility in Los Lunas, NM

12 Hour Day Shifts Available

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 the 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 the 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 an appropriate referral as required.

BENEFITS

Wexford Health offers a competitive benefits package including:

· Performance check-ins with an 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

EOE/M/F/D/V

POSITION: Registered Nurse

LOCATION: Central New Mexico Correctional Facility in Los Lunas, NM

12 Hour Day Shifts Available

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 the delivery of patient care through the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation.

    It 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 the 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 maintain charts and records.

    Utilize therapeutic communication skills and effective interviewing techniques to elicit pertinent historical information and make an appropriate referrals as required.

    BENEFITS

    Wexford Health offers a competitive benefits package including:

    Performance check-ins with an annual merit increase

    A 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

    EOE/M/F/D/V

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