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Registered Nurse

Company: Wexford Health Sources Inc
Location: Springer
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Job Description:

POSITION: Registered Nurse LOCATION: Springer Correctional Center (Springer, NM) SHIFT: 6a-6:30p 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 EOE/M/F/D/V

Keywords: Wexford Health Sources Inc, Santa Fe , Registered Nurse, Healthcare , Springer, New Mexico

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