Registered Nurse, Corrections
Registered Nurse, Corrections
Corr Health Services
Join our team of dedicated nurses at Corrections and receive a $2500 Sign On Bonus*!!
A Correctional nurse position offers an experience in a unique mix of public health, community health and emergency care environment!
The Orange County Corrections Department (OCCD) has become one of the largest county detention facilities in the nation. Situated on a 76-acre secure compound in Orlando, Florida, OCCD has the capacity to detain up to 4,100 inmates on any given day. Strong working relationships between the 1,700 certified and civilian staff are valued at OCCD, as is the rich history and proud tradition passed down through the many generations of employees.
Orange County Corrections is seeking highly skilled individuals to fill the position of Registered Nurse (RN). The individual will perform nursing duties requiring skills and judgment in the care and treatment of inmates in a correctional setting using nursing principles and techniques for a variety of the inmates’ medical needs.
$2500 Sign On Bonus* - terms and conditions apply. Initial payment is $1250 at time of hire and $1250 paid out after successful completion of probationary period. (Probationary period is normally six months)
Provides medical care, treatments, medication and clinical oversight in conjunction with medical providers to patients at the Orange County Jail. The RN is responsible for accurately completing physical assessments, sick call triage and signing off orders per Standard Operating Procedure (SOP). The RN is responsible for maintaining compliance standards related to Corrections Health Services patients, ensuring that all logs and counts are completed per policy. Direct supervision is received from the nursing supervisor who evaluates performance through observation, discussion, and review of reports and inspections.
• Monitors medication administration timeliness per SOP, compliance by inmates and effectiveness of medications in accordance with established protocols. Reports and responds to variances in treatment regimens to the provider.
• Conducts a physical assessment in response to inmate complaints, establishes a nursing diagnosis and refers to the provider, and provides the treatment ordered.
• Conducts physical assessments, tests and sick call triage per SOP.
• Maintains unit compliance for inspections.
• Participates in in-service training and mandatory continuing education.
• Responds to all emergencies.
• Obtains samples and other specimens for laboratory examinations.
• Assists physicians in clinic areas.
• Provides routine clinic tasks as needed.
• Responsible for the assisting with education of staff on their units.
• Supervision of line staff and daily operations of the clerical areas.
• Other related duties as assigned.
Graduation from an accredited RN program.
Must possess a current Florida license as a registered nurse. Must be able to work a variety of 12 hour shifts; including nights and weekends. Proficient in the use of computers.
Surgical; emergency or critical care nursing experience.
Orange County has a competitive benefits package with the option of a traditional Pension Plan or Investment Plan.
• Medical & Prescription
• Dental Insurance
• Vision Insurance
• Life Insurance
• Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance
• Health Savings Accounts
• Flexible Spending Accounts
Please visit the "Employees" page of Orange County's website, www.orangecountyfl.net for more details on Benefits offered by Orange County, including retirement plans.
Applicants are responsible for filling out the application in its entirety and must include detailed job duties for each prior employment in the work history. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of detailed work history on the application. Incomplete applications will be disqualified.
** All offers of employment are contingent on successfully passing Orange County’s Corrections Level II background and pre-employment process, which includes a physical, drug test, references, criminal background - to include driving record , fingerprints and polygraph test All steps must meet Hiring Standards before employment can begin*
Open until filled
Subject to close without notice
$28.62 - 46.58/hour, based on qualifications and Orange County Policy
This position is located inside the Orange County Correctional facility in Orlando, Florida
If you are claiming Veterans' Preference, you are responsible for providing the required eligibility documentation by the close date of the posting. Please submit a cover letter and copies of documents, not originals, to Orange County Human Resources Division, PO Box 1393, Orlando, FL 32801-1393 or fax to (407) 836-0098 (only Veterans' Preference documentation will be accepted by fax). Your cover letter should include the position posting number you are applying for, the title of the position and the last 4 digits of your social security number.
If your education was obtained in the United States, the County recognizes degrees or diplomas which are accredited by an agency recognized by the United States Department of Education (USDE) or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). If you have obtained education from a country other than the United States, your degree or diploma must be evaluated to determine the United States equivalency by a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Service (NACES) or the Association of International Credentials Evaluations (AICE) at your expense.
COVID Vaccination Requirements
All newly hired Orange County Government employees are required to become vaccinated against COVID-19 (within 6 weeks of their start date), unless otherwise exempt due to medical or religious reasons. New hires will be required to submit a vaccination Certification Form via a secure link on their first day of work. No documentation regarding vaccination status will be required prior to the start date.
TO APPLY: Be sure to reference CFEC job posting/job fair, when applying. Visit us online: www.bestjail.com Complete interest Form - Notify us of your interest in applying by completing this form https://netapps.ocfl.net/occdrif/ Email a recruiter directly: Orange County Corrections Department 2450 West 33rd Street Orlando, Florida 32839. 407-836-3519 ask for Assistant Chief of Corrections.
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