Job Summary


  • Juvenile corrections
  • Renewable assignments
  • Day shift
  • Monday-Friday
  • 8-hour shifts
  • Ask your TAS about available shifts and times

Description of Work

  • Perform all healthcare services admission requirements per policy and procedure, including venipuncture, vaccine administration, TST placement, intake assessment, admission labs, and form/documentation completion.
  • Verify the juveniles' medication upon entering the facility, assessing its validity and necessity (i.e., contacting a prescribing healthcare provider and pharmacist). Address and resolve issues with prescribed medications, including contacting prescribing providers and communicating with parents/guardians and Juvenile Court Counselors.
  • Manage clinics for primary care and psychiatric care, including scheduling clinic times, provider order transcription, medication order processing, managing clinic flow, creating a schedule for appointments, and communicating with facility staff.
  • Process medication inventory and deliveries from contractual pharmacy vendors, including reconciliation with provider orders and inventory delivered specifically to each juvenile prescribed medication.
  • Prepare and administer medication as prescribed by a practitioner licensed in NC to administer or prescribe drugs during their professional practice and monitor/audit UAPs trained to administer medication.
  • Administer and delegate administration of non-prescribed medications per provider orders.
  • Be available for telephone consultation and emergency consultation at other times as determined supervisors.
  • Keep required records related to the health of the juveniles, documenting all services, treatments, and medications 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 the facility.
  • Notify the 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 clinical director.
  • When performing tests on juveniles, follow CLIA regulations for waived tests. 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 medical care expenses, and others deemed necessary by the Director of Juvenile Justice Health Services.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Active/Clear Licensure by the NC State Board of Nursing
  • Minimum 1-year experience
  • Direct care experience within the previous year
  • Active/Clear BLS (American Heart Association)
  • Successful completion of screening/application requirements (e.g., competency testing, drug screening, background check)


  • Excellent pay
  • Weekly payroll
  • Direct deposit
  • Referral Program
  • Notification of Expiring Documents
  • Earned Vacation
  • Matching 3% Retirement Plan (Simple IRA)
  • Insurance: Medical/Dental/Vision/Short-term Disability/Whole Life