Registered Nurse, Juvenile Corrections

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Greenville, NC.   Upcoming Registered Nurse (RN) positions at juvenile corrections facilities across NC. Contact our Talent Acquisition Specialists for further details.

  • Rocky Mount, NC
  • Siler City, NC
  • Kinston, NC
  • Concord, NC
  • Taylorsville, NC
  • Raleigh, NC
  • Fayetteville, NC
  • Greenville, NC
  • Castle Hayne, NC

Specifics

To be determined by individual facility needs.

  • 12-week renewable assignments
  • all shifts available
  • 8-hour daily shifts
    • Typically beginning at 6:45am with some variation per facility
    • The morning range is 6:45am to 8:00am, and the end time would be 8 hours later, with one hour for lunch
    • Lunch hour may be flexed based on center needs each day
  • On-call may be required and will be determined individually at each facility
  • Must attend HERO training

Description of Work

  • Perform all health care services admission requirements per policy ad procedure to include venipuncture, vaccine administration, TST placement, intake assessment, admission labs, and form/documentation completion.
  • Verify any medication that the juveniles have with them upon entering the facility, assessing its validity and necessity (i.e., contacting prescribing healthcare provider and/or pharmacist). Address and resolve issues with prescribed medications to include contacting prescribing provider, communication with parent/guardian, and Juvenile Court Counselors.
  • Manage clinics for primary care and psychiatric care, when applicable to include scheduling clinic times, provider order transcription, medication order processing, managing clinic flow, creating schedule for appointments, and communicating with facility staff.
  • Process medication inventory and deliveries from contractual pharmacy vendor to include reconciliation with provider orders and inventory deliver specific to each juvenile prescribed medication.
  • Prepare and administer medication as prescribed by a practitioner who is licensed in NC to administer or prescribed drugs in the course of his/her professional practice and monitor/audit UAP who are trained to administer medication.
  • Administer and/or delegate administration of non-prescribed medications per provider orders.
  • Be available for telephone consultation and emergency consultation at other times as determined by the nurse supervisor, facility director, or Health Services Manager.
  • Keep required records related to the health of the juveniles, documenting all services, treatments, and mediations rendered or coordinated.
  • Provide counseling for medical illnesses, treatments, preventive care, hygiene, HIV, and STDs for juveniles.
  • Participate in multidisciplinary team meetings focused on care management for the juveniles within facility setting.
  • Notify juvenile’s parents/guardians and the responsible agency in case of serious illness, surgery, injury, or death. Coordinate this with the facility nurse supervisor and/or clinical director.
  • Follow CLIA regulations for waived tests when performing tests on juveniles. A copy of tests granted waived status under CLIA is in the medical clinic at the facility. Assure competency in screening skills.
  • Data collection is required on controlled substances, health care statistics, juvenile’s medical care expenses, and others deemed necessary by the Director of Juvenile Justice Health Services.
  • RNs shall comply with the facility’s dress code.
  • RNs may carry the on-call beeper during times when not working at the facility. RNs may carry the on-call pages from 6pm to 6 am each day, Monday through Thursday (48 hours) and from 6pm on Friday to 6am on Monday (60 hours) for a total of 108 hours a week. RN may carry the beeper for a total of 13 weeks during the fiscal year.
  • RNs are subject to call back 24 hours each day. If called in an emergency situation, the RN agrees to return to the facility and render professional services as needed.
  • RNs will report to the Director of Juvenile Health Care Services, Regional Nurse Supervisor, or their designee.
  • RNs shall be required to record time of arrival, departure, and lunches in their designated area.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements

  • Active/Clear Licensure by the NC State Board of Nursing
  • Minimum 1-year experience
  • Experience with adolescent, school, community, or public health is preferred
  • Competence in assessment skills, managing clinic flow, reviewing and teaching about medications, assessing and responding to emergencies or emergent health issues both on-site and as phone triage
  • Direct care experience within the previous year
  • Active/Clear BLS (American Heart Association)
  • Current TB and Hepatitis declaration
  • Experience working with electronic medical records, email, and computer literate
  • Successful completion of competency testing, drug screen, background check, and other agency screening/application requirements
  • Successful completion of other client screening/application requirements

Benefits

  • Excellent pay
  • Weekly payroll
  • Direct deposit
  • Employee benefits post probation: 401-K, Vacation, and Healthcare Reimbursement
  • Referral Program
  • Bonus opportunities throughout the year
  • Detailed list of Benefits

To apply for this job please visit www.nationalhc.com.