Registered Nurse

  • Company:
    Orange County Government
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    11 hours ago
  • Category:
    Government & Defence

Please visit Orange County’s website to apply:

Join our team of dedicated nurses at Corrections and receive a $2500 Sign On Bonus*!!

Only applications received through the Orange County website will be reviewed.

Orange County Government in Orlando, Florida is seeking highly skilled individuals to fill the position Registered Nurse (RN) in our Corrections Health Services Division. The individual will perform nursing duties requiring skills and judgment in the care and treatment of patients in a correctional setting using nursing principles and techniques for a variety of the patients’ medical needs.

A Corrections nursing career is a unique mix of public health, community health and emergency care in a challenging yet rewarding setting.

Representative Duties

Duties may vary based on area of assignment.

  • Monitors medication administration timeliness per SOP, compliance by inmates and effectiveness of medications in accordance with established protocols. Reports and responds to variances in treatment regimens to the provider.
  • Conducts a physical assessment in response to inmate complaints, establishes a nursing diagnosis and refers to the provider, and provides the treatment ordered.
  • Conducts physical assessments, tests and sick call triage per SOP.
  • Maintains unit compliance for inspections.
  • Participates in in-service training and mandatory continuing education.
  • Responds to all emergencies.
  • Obtains samples and other specimens for laboratory examinations.
  • Assists physicians in clinic areas.
  • Provides routine clinic tasks as needed.
  • Responsible for the assisting with education of staff on their units.
  • Supervision of line staff and daily operations of the clerical areas.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited RN program.

Must possess a current Florida license as a registered nurse.

Must be able to work a variety of 12 hour shifts; including days, nights and weekends.

Proficient in the use of computers.

Preferences

Surgical; emergency or critical care nursing experience.

Notes

Orange County has a competitive benefits package with the option of a traditional Pension Plan or Investment Plan.

  • Medical & Prescription
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Health Savings Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts

Please visit Orange County’s website, for more details and to apply online. Only applications received through the Orange County website will be reviewed.

Salary

$27.52 – $31.94/hour placement based on qualifications and Orange County Policy

Join our team of dedicated nurses at Corrections and receive a $2500 Sign On Bonus*!!

*Terms and conditions apply. Visit the job posting for more details.

 Veterans Preference

If you are claiming Veterans’ Preference, you are responsible for providing the required eligibility documentation by the close date of the posting. Please submit a cover letter and copies of documents, not originals, to Orange County Human Resources Division, PO Box 1393, Orlando, FL 32 or fax to (only Veterans’ Preference documentation will be accepted by fax). Your cover letter should include the position posting number you are applying for, the title of the position and the last 4 digits of your social security number.

Educational Requirements

If your education was obtained in the United States, the County recognizes degrees or diplomas which are accredited by an agency recognized by the United States Department of Education (USDE) or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). If you have obtained education from a country other than the United States, your degree or diploma must be evaluated to determine the United States equivalency by a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Service (NACES) or the Association of International Credentials Evaluations (AICE) at your expense