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Maxim Healthcare Staffing Correctional RN Needed! Day & Night in Farmville, Virginia

The Correctional RN works in collaboration with other healthcare professionals, correctional officers, and administrators to ensure the well-being of the incarcerated population. The Correctional RN utilizes their knowledge to address the specific challenges and limitations of the correctional environment while providing care to their patient population. This care includes both routine and emergency health care in a correctional facility setting.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Utilizes the nursing process to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care

  • Performs focused interview to identify specific patient's needs

  • Assesses signs and symptoms indicating physiologic and psychosocial changes in the patient’s condition

  • Conducts health histories on newly-admitted inmates

  • When necessary, makes referrals of inmates to the staff physician, nurse practitioner, dentist, or mental health professional

  • Determines the need for emergency hospital care and ensures that all medication is administered in accordance with standard operating procedures and as ordered by the authorizing authority

  • Collects, analyzes, and interprets data and information from healthcare members and documents actual and/or potential nursing diagnoses

  • Documents the patient’s plan of care using identified nursing diagnoses, expected patient outcomes, and selected nursing interventions

  • Identifies and prioritizes actions based on patient care requirements

  • Monitors consistency between patient plan of care and actions of medical staff

  • Performs interventions according to identified priorities, plan of care, and the hospital policies and patient care outcome standard

  • Initiates and evaluates patient education

  • Revises the plan of care according to evaluation, changes in medical plan of care, and effective/ineffective nursing interventions

  • Documents patient’s response to nursing and other interventions

  • Supervises, trains and directs other healthcare professionals on site such as LPNs, CNAs, etc.

  • Performs other duties as assigned/necessary

Minimum Requirements:

  • Current Registered Nurse License for the state in which the nurse practices

  • Minimum of one year of correctional health care experience preferred

  • Complies with all relevant professional standards of practice

    • Participation and completion of Maxim's Competency program when applicable
  • Current CPR if applicable

  • TB Questionnaire, PPD or chest x-ray if applicable

  • Current Health certificate (per contract or state regulation)

  • Must meet all federal, state and local requirements

  • Successful completion of new hire training as applicable to job site

  • Understand patient confidentiality and HIPAA requirements

  • Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to and from appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors, co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in the English language is required

  • Computer proficiency required

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

    Benefits

At Maxim Healthcare Staffing, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:

  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks

  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance

  • 401(k) savings plan

  • Awards and recognition programs

    *Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status.

    About Maxim Healthcare Staffing

Maxim Healthcare Staffing has been making a difference in the lives of our patients, caregivers, and employees for more than 30 years. Our nationwide suite of services includes home healthcare, companion and behavioral care, healthcare staffing, and workforce solutions. Maxim's commitment to customer service, compassionate patient care, and filling critical staffing needs makes us a trusted partner wherever healthcare is needed.

Maxim Healthcare Staffing is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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