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Corizon Health Assistant Director of Nursing in Cameron, Missouri

About Corizon Health

Correctional healthcare is not just a job. It’s a calling.

By choosing a career with Corizon Health you are choosing the opportunity to truly make a difference in the health, well-being, and future of the patients you serve. We take pride in being a pioneer provider of correctional healthcare. If you are interested in helping us continue our legacy of innovation and clinical expertise, we encourage you to connect with us today.

Responsibilities

Below is a list of your responsibilities as an Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) with Corizon Health:

  • Function as the senior clinical nurse for your respective area of responsibility. Supervise the delivery of nursing services provided to inmates within your areas of responsibility daily.

  • Provide a monthly staffing schedule one month in advance to your HSA and DON, work with the Charge Nurses to adjust daily personnel needs, provide any personnel changes including call outs, scheduling trades, etc., to the HSA and DON.

  • Visit each of your areas of clinical responsibility at least once a week to observe the staff’s performance and to discuss ongoing programs and problems.

  • Ensure that each of your areas of clinical responsibility provide the state required data to Infection Control in a timely manner.

  • Perform a random chart review in each of your areas of clinical responsibility on a weekly basis for CQI, fill out the appropriate CQI forms (5 to 10 charts per site), and forward the completed forms to the DON.

  • Answer inmate grievances in a timely and complete manner and assist the Charge Nurses with answering inmate grievances in a similar manner.

  • Put into operation and enforce current policies and procedures, make recommendations to DON for any updates or changes needed in policies and procedures.

  • Ensure new staff is scheduled for proper orientation prior to routine staffing assignments.

Corizon Benefits

Corizon Health offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, a generous PTO plan, 401k with matching funds, tuition assistance, continuing education reimbursement, and more!

Experience & Requirements

  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing

  • A minimum of two-years’ experience in nursing management and administration.

  • Registered Nurse (RN) in state of employment.

  • Current CPR of ACLS Certification.

A background check, security clearance and drug screening are required for this role.

Corizon Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. In compliance with federal and state employment opportunity laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, Vietnam era veteran, or disabled Veteran status. EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans.

Not ready to apply? Connect with us for general consideration.

ID 2020-7643

Job Locations US-MO-Cameron

Category Clinical & Operations Leadership

Position Type Regular Full-time

Shift / Schedule Weekday Day

Location ID 00916

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