CORRECTIONAL NURSING! Best Kept Secret in Nursing
P rofessionalism. R espect. I ntegrity. D uty. E xcellence. These words summarize the vision, mission and values of CoreCivic as a company. PRIDE is personified by each member of the CoreCivic family every day as they work to make a positive impact in the communities they serve.
At CoreCivic, we do more than manage inmates, we care for people. CoreCivic is currently seeking Licensed Practical Nurses who have a passion for providing the highest quality care in an institutional setting. The Licensed Practical Nurse is responsible for the performances of basic nursing duties to include execution of physician orders, operation of pill call, operation of sick call, and assisting the physician in examinations and treatments and performs technical/clinical procedures within the scope of his/her license. Assists in the professional management of the facility medical department.
The successful candidate should be able to perform ALL of the following functions at a pace and level of performance consistent with the actual job performance requirements.
1. Apply appropriate nursing skills in the care and treatment of inmates/residents.
2. Attend sick call with the physician to see inmates/residents; prepare a list of inmates/residents to be examined; prepare examining room and equipment.
3. Operate pill call, dispense medication and document as required by applicable policies and/or procedures.
4. Control medication, syringes and other medical supplies or equipment and inventory as required by established procedures.
5. Assist supervisor with evaluating the provision of all medical services to prevent the inappropriate use of duplication of those services.
6. Maintain absolute security and confidentiality of all medical records.
7. Inspect the medical unit for items that could be used as contraband by inmates/residents; securely store or safely dispose of supplies and equipment.
8. Assist with preparing and maintaining a variety of standard narrative, statistical, summary and/or operational records, reports and logs, using appropriate grammar, to include filing, alphabetizing and labeling; review reports and records produced on the shifts; properly processes all reports and documents in a timely manner.
9. Help evaluate and recommend physical safety requirements necessary to provide a safe working environment for both patients and staff.
More about CoreCivic!
Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee with over 70 facilities nationwide, CoreCivic is the leader in partnership corrections with a growing presence in:
- CoreCivic Safety, a national leader in high quality corrections and detention management;
- CoreCivic Properties, offering a wide range of innovative, cost-saving government real estate solutions;
- CoreCivic Community, a growing network of residential re-entry centers to help tackle America's recidivism crisis.
With opportunities in correctional security, education, and healthcare, CoreCivic has a position that's perfect for you.
Each CoreCivic facility is like a small town. Our correctional facilities feature kitchens, dining halls, places of worship, classrooms, vocational training centers, health care clinics, recreational areas, housing units, administrative offices and more. Working together, we provide hundreds of services and perform countless tasks every day. Teamwork is a way of life for CoreCivic employees and how we are able to provide the industry's highest quality safety and security around the clock.
CCA offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes Health, Dental, Vision, Life, PTO, Paid Holidays, 401(k) with company match and paid training!
Graduate from an approved school of nursing with a certificate as a Licensed Practical Nurse. Must be licensed in the state of employment. A valid driver's license is required. Minimum age requirement: Must be at least 21 years of age. CCA is a Drug Free Workplace & EOE.
Each day, CCA employees operate according more than 500 strict performance guidelines developed by the American Correctional Association. They abide by the strong sense of accountability that has guided our company for more than a quarter-century. They also follow the requirements of our many federal, state and local government partners.
Our more than 16,000 employees also answer to a higher call – one that unites all of us from facility to facility, from coast to coast. It's called The CCA Way, and it's a set of values and principles that keeps us on the same page and doing our best each moment of every day. These values distinguish CCA from other providers in our industry, and our staff from other corrections professionals.
The CCA Way is more than a catchphrase – it’s a descriptor used for many years by CCA employees, our competitors, and our partners to highlight our company’s unique approach and industry leadership.