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Registered Nurse (Infection Control) $1,500 Sign-on bonus

Company: Corizon Health
Location: Star
Posted on: July 18, 2021

Job Description:

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. As a Corizon Health professional, you have access to the resources and support to enhance your skills, build a solid foundation to reach your career potential, and contribute to the care and well-being of an underserved population. There is no greater calling. Join Corizon Health today and be part of our legacy of innovation and clinical expertise. 


Our nurses are redefining the way correctional health care is delivered every day. They’re on the frontlines of patient care, helping patients in person. As an RN you will provide and coordinate patient care, educate patients about various health conditions. From performing and interpreting diagnostic tests to providing one-on-one education to patients, when you’re a nurse at Corizon Health, you play an integral role in the health and well-being of the correctional community. And you work alongside passionate individuals in a patient-focused, autonomous and supportive environment that inspires you to grow your skills and advance your career.

 

Below is a list of your responsibilities as a Registered Nurse - Infection Control with Corizon Health at Idaho State Correctional Center located in Kuna, ID: 

 

  • Maintain current knowledge of Corizon infection control and employee post exposure information developed by Corporate Committee.
  • On an annual basis do a risk assessment of facility (Population served, Main Diagnosis, High Risk Procedures, State Regulatory Requirements) to develop the surveillance program. Assess annually staff infection control needs to develop staff related infection control program. (Vaccinations, Exposures, Training, Regulatory)
  • Performs surveillance on inmates and staff on an ongoing basis and formulates rates, reports and trends data. Reports communicable diseases to health department as required by State law.  Monitors staff compliance with established procedures as indicated by surveillance data.  (e.g. Handwashing, IV care, Catheter care, Trach care, etc.)
  • Provide inmate education as needed regarding infectious diseases and provide pre and post HIV counseling to inmates and staff as indicated. Assist with product selection in relation to Infection Control issues.
  • Participate in staff, Safety and QI committee meetings per facility policy and provide reports as requested.
  • Serve as a member of the Regional Infection Control Committee.
  • Functions as a member of the nursing health care team and performs assigned clinical duties as directed and within licensure.
  • Provide staff training per Regulatory Guidelines and as needed or indicated by surveillance data. Participate in environmental rounds.

Corizon Benefits (only applicable for full-time positions)

  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Life and Disability Insurance
  • Generous PTO plan
  • 401k with matching funds
  • Employee Discount and Rewards Program
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Continuing Education Reimbursement

  • Minimum of two (2) years experience as an Infection Control Nurse.
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with current licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or Registered Nurse (RN) in state of employment. Must receive a satisfactory background investigation report. 

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.

Keywords: Corizon Health, Meridian , Registered Nurse (Infection Control) $1,500 Sign-on bonus, Other , Star, Idaho

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