Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Start the next chapter of your Nursing Career! The Pennsylvania Department of Corrections is actively seeking devoted and passionate Registered Nurses. As a Corrections’ Nurse, you will will enjoy working with experienced auxiliary staff and will have excellent managerial support. At the Department of Corrections, we work together as a dedicated team where collaboration and communication are integral.
We offer an excellent compensation package, including competitive income, generous paid time off, health insurance, and an excellent retirement package. We want to hear from you, so apply today!
DESCRIPTION OF WORK
The Corrections’ Nurse is responsible for the 24-hour health care of offenders at their assigned Institution. Duties may vary based on area of assignment. You will be conducting physical assessments in response to offender ailments, establishing a nursing diagnosis, and referring offenders to a practitioner. You will be providing medication and treatment as ordered and monitoring medication compliance by offenders and observing the effectiveness of medication. You will also be providing health related education to staff and offenders and maintaining department compliance for inspections.
If you have the required medical experience as indicated below and wish to explore a rewarding career that offers the opportunity to share your skills while earning a great salary, apply today!
Additional details regarding the duties of this position may be found in the position description.
Work Schedule and Additional Information:
Full-time employment. 40 hour work week.
Work schedule 2 pm-10 pm or 10 pm-6 am, days off will be discussed during the interview.
This position is eligible for full retirement benefits at age 50 or 55.
Please Note: Selected candidates who are new to employment within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania will begin employment at the starting annual salary of $80,472.00 (before taxes).
You will receive further communication regarding this position via email. Please check your email, including spam folders, for these notices.
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, TRAINING & ELIGIBILITY
Necessary Special Requirements:
Possession of a current license to practice as a registered nurse issued by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing; or
Possession of a non-renewable temporary practice permit issued by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing.
Condition of Employment:
Employees possessing non-renewable temporary practice permits must obtain licensure as a Registered Nurse within the one (1) year period defined by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing.
PA residency requirement is currently waived for this title.
If you are within 60 days of graduating from a school of nursing approved by the State Board of Nursing, you are eligible to apply for this job posting. At the time of appointment to a position, you must show proof of possession of a current, valid PA temporary practice permit or PA Registered Nurse license.
You must be able to perform essential job functions.
A conditional offer of employment will require submission of criminal history reports.
You must pass a background investigation.
How to Apply:
Resumes, cover letters, and similar documents will notbe reviewed, and the information contained therein will not be considered for the purposes of determining your eligibility for the position. Information to support your eligibility for the position must be provided on the application (i.e., relevant, detailed experience/education).
If you are claiming education in your answers to the supplemental application questions, you must attach a copy of your college transcripts for your claim to be accepted toward meeting the minimum requirements. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.
Your application must be submitted by the posting closing date. Late applications and other required materials will not be accepted
Failure to comply with the above application requirements may eliminate you from consideration for this position.
Pennsylvania law (51 Pa. C.S. §7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs. To learn more about employment preferences for veterans, go to www.employment.pa.gov/Additional%20Info/Pages/default.aspx and click the Veterans’ Preference tab or contact us at email@example.com.
Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS):
711 (hearing and speech disabilities or other individuals).
The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law. All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.
Completing the application, including all supplemental questions, serves as your exam for this position. No additional exam is required at a test center (also referred to as a written exam).
Your score is based on the detailed information you provide on your application and in response to the supplemental questions.
Your score is valid for this specific posting only.
You must provide complete and accurate information or:
your score may be lower than deserved.
you may be disqualified.
You may only apply/test once for this posting.
Your results will be provided via email.