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RN - Infectious Disease

Company: Core Civic
Location: La Mesa
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

$53.00 - $58.30 / hourAt CoreCivic, our employees are driven by a deep sense of service, high standards of professionalism and a responsibility to better the public good.At -CoreCivic, we do more than manage inmates, we care for people. CoreCivic is currently seeking -Registered Nurses - Infectious Disease -who have a passion for providing the highest quality care in an institutional setting.
The successful candidate should be able to perform ALL of the following functions at a pace and level of performance consistent with the actual job performance requirements.Apply appropriate nursing skills in the area and treatment of inmates/residents.Implements activities related to infection prevention and control, tuberculosis (TB) case management, contact and outbreak investigations, and infection prevention training. -Develops, implements, and monitors all associated tasks and duties related to TB case management, including, but not limited to tracking, documenting, and ensuring completeness of clinical, diagnostic, and treatment information; facilitates referrals for transnational continuity of care; reporting; and liaises with public health agencies. -Attend sick call with the physician to see inmates/residents; prepare a list of inmates/residents to be examined; prepare examining room and equipment
Examine and assess new inmates/residents with illnesses or injuries or inmates/residents who become ill or injured; refer inmates/residents to the emergency room or other appropriate healthcare facilities as required by their condition.Perform emergency procedures as needed and notify Licensed Independent Provider for treatment orders.Provide guidance, supervise and monitor nursing care provided by licensed vocational/practical nursing staff and non-licensed medical staff.Qualifications: -

  • Graduate from an accredited college, university or nursing program with a degree/diploma in nursing.
  • Must possess current licensure in the state of employment.
  • Three (3) years professional experience in infection prevention and control and/or TB care. - -
  • Must possess CPR/BLS certification.
  • A valid driver's license is required.
  • Minimum age requirement: Must be at least 21 years of age.CoreCivic is a Drug-Free Workplace & EOE including Disability/Veteran.

Keywords: Core Civic, La Mesa , RN - Infectious Disease, Healthcare , La Mesa, California

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