Title: Registered Nurse (Wage/29 Hours Per Week)
Hiring Range: $41.00
Agency: Dept of Corr - Central Admin
Location: Sussex State Prison Complex
Agency Website: https://vadoc.virginia.gov
Recruitment Type: General Public - G
Positions are located at Sussex I and Sussex II State Prison Complex
Multiple Positions will be filled from this posting
Flexible staffing arrangement for Registered Nurses seeking additional hours, no more than an average of 29 hours per week.
VADOC Registered Nurses provide nursing care within adult institutions by utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementing, and evaluating institutional patients per the standards of practice.
Standard of care is achieved through a multitude of services to include 24-hour nursing care, telemedicine, chronic care clinics, sick call screenings/triage, medication administration, patient education, and basic life supporting/emergency care.
Document all pertinent information into the health record while practicing confidentiality and interfacing with other departments on an as-needed basis.
Registered Nurses possess the ability to delegate tasks and work load and work hours, days, and locations as assigned.
Registered Nurses are capable and available to provide coverage as needed to meet institutional needs.
To provide evidence-based nursing care and promote continued competence through education/certification with a focus on correctional nursing.
Provide total health care to offenders (routine, chronic and emergency care), maintaining continuity of care from admission to discharge.
Safe medication administration following DOC policy.
Provide employee health services in accordance with policy.
ACA standards of care, Health Services guidelines and policies, Operational policies and procedures are followed.
This is a wage position limited to working no more than 1,500 hours per agency during the 12 month period of May 1 – April 30, regardless of the hire date. The wage employment period resets on May 1 of the following year. All wage employees are limited to working no more than 29 hours per week on average over the 12-month period. This wage position offers no state benefits.
Graduated from an accredited School of Nursing program.
Must possess and maintain a valid unrestricted Virginia RN license issued by the board of nursing or a multi-state compact license (if you are a recent graduate of a nursing program in VA and not licensed, the NCLEX-RN exam must be scheduled at the time of application).
Certified in Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers with current certification from an approved source.
Prefer experience working in a Corrections or Law enforcement environment.
Prefer previous experience working with mental health patients.
Prefer experience in acute care and/or community health settings.
RMS provides a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or résumé is submitted successfully. Please refer to “Your Application” in your RMS account to check the status of your application for this position.
If selected as a finalist with the VADOC, candidates can expect the following:
Background Investigation Requirements: All applicants are subject to a background investigation. Investigations may include fingerprint checks (State Police, FBI); local agency checks; employment verification; verification of education (relevant to employment); credit checks; and other checks based on the position.
Drug Testing Requirements: Applicants applying to a designated safety sensitive position are subject to a pre-employment drug screen. Marijuana use is prohibited for positions that require possession of a firearm or a Commercial Driver’s License in the performance of official duties such as Corrections Officers, Probation Officers, Tractor Trailer Drivers and others.
Application Requirements: Application and/or résumé for this position are only accepted electronically through the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Electronic Recruitment System. All applications should be submitted by 11:55pm on the closing date for the position. Mailed, emailed, faxed, or hand delivered applications and/or résumés will not be accepted. The decision to interview an applicant is based solely on the information received for this position from the electronic application and/or résumé.
Tobacco Free: All VADOC facilities are Tobacco free. Use of all tobacco products is always prohibited on site.
Layoff Preferences: Applicants who possess an Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) or a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Form) as issued under the Department of Human Resources Management (DHRM) Policy 1.30 Layoff (Commonwealth of VA employees only) MUST attach these forms when submitting their state application and/or résumé.
VADOC is an EEO employer and is committed to supporting workforce diversity, equitable opportunities and inclusivity. Reasonable accommodations are available upon request.
VADOC values our Veterans and encourages all to apply and receive preference in the hiring process. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other nation service alumni are also encouraged to apply. Click here for more information: Virginia Values Veterans (V3) Program - Virginia Department of Veterans Services.
Name: Val Thompson
In support of the Commonwealth’s commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their Certificate of Disability (COD) provided by a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired (DBVI). Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS/DBVI to get their Certificate of Disability. If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, use this link: Career Pathways for Individuals with Disabilities, or call DARS at 800-552-5019, or DBVI at 800-622-2155.
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