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Registered Nurse 2 - CBCC OC

at State of Washington

Pay: $33.94 to $54.27/hour
$33.94 - $54.27
Posted: 12/4/2019
Job Reference #: 2304383
Keywords: nursing

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Description

 
Registered Nurse 2 (RN2) 
Various Full-time/ On-Call 
Clallam Bay Corrections Center (CBCC)

If you are excited to make a difference in the lives of others and join a team that works towards a meaningful purpose, apply to be a Registered Nurse with the Department of Corrections (DOC).

Applications will be reviewed as they are received. The hiring authority reserves the right to offer the position at any time during the recruitment process. It is to the applicant's advantage to apply as early as possible.

Our mission at the Department of Corrections is to 'improve public safety' and our Health Services Division is committed to helping people live healthier lives. With more than 8,000 employees, we recognize that staff are our greatest asset, and the efforts of our dedicated workforce have garnered national recognition! The DOC is seeking a highly motivated and qualified Registered Nurse (RN2) to join our team at the Clallam Bay Corrections Center (CBCC) located in Clallam Bay, WA.

Whether the work is inside a prison, out in the community, or an administrative office, as a member of the DOC team, you will experience a high degree of personal reward knowing that your efforts are creating an environment in which individuals under our care and supervision can learn to make choices that contribute to safer communities.
 
The Registered Nurse supports the Department's mission by leading others in the delivery of nursing services that promote health, foster healing, and support coping and adjusting to various health conditions. This position also supports the mission of the Health Services division by providing necessary, comprehensive, quality health services and promoting wellness of incarcerated individuals.    
 
As a member of our team, you will not only have access to a generous benefits package to support you and your family, but you will also be joining a team of tenured nurses. By joining our team, you will not only have job security and stability, but will have the opportunity for career advancement and personal growth. Washington's state workforce completed 5,358 promotions in 2018 alone, the equivalent of 8% of our employees.

As a Registered Nurse on the DOC team, you will be joining a team that is dedicated to improving the lives of others with long term effects. Clallam Bay Corrections Center (CBCC) is a 900 bed male facility located on the point of the Olympic Peninsula, 50 miles west of Port Angeles and overlooking the Strait of Juan de Fuca at Vancouver Island. This facility houses medium and close custody incarcerated individuals. CBCC also operates an Intensive Management Unit and is developing step-down programming to assist incarcerated individuals in returning successfully to general population.

Apply today to join our team and start making a real difference in your community! For additional information about our agency, please visit doc.wa.gov.
 
To be considered for this opportunity, please be sure to thoroughly complete your application. Attaching a resume will not substitute for a completed application.

***Please note: This position may be filled at the RN1 level with an in-training plan to advance to the RN2 level depending on the qualifications of the successful candidate.***

 Shifts:
On/Call
Night Shift Relief: 2150-0620 (Thursday-Friday off/ FT Perm) 
Third Shift Relief: 1400-2200 ( Saturday and Sunday off/ FT Non-Perm) 
 

Duties

Under general supervision, our Registered Nurse serves as a lead worker and supports the agency mission and vision by:

  • Screening, assessing, and evaluating offenders and the conditions where they live and work to ensure that they are well, safe and their health care continuous.
  • Responding to all other requests for health care attention in a complete, timely, clinically appropriate and therapeutic manner.
  • Delegating and supervising work, monitoring, managing, coordinating, and delivering health care.
  • Planning transition, making referrals and arranging follow-up when patients transfer or return to the community.
  • Assisting patients to improve their skill and ability to provide care for themselves and their family.
  • Counseling, consulting, teaching, advising, and providing health information that improves quality of health services and/or enhances safety and security.
 
The On-Call pool provides coverage in cases of extended vacation, illness, training, and other leaves of absence. On-call/intermittent staff is expected to:
  • Be available to work all shifts (day, swing and graveyard) including weekends and holidays.
  • Be willing to work a minimum of 10 shifts per month.
  • Provide written availability by the 10th of each month for the following month's coverage.
  • Be willing to complete six-weeks of full time, paid training at the Correctional Worker Core Academy, provided by the Department of Corrections.
 
 

Qualifications

Registered Nurse 2 (RN2)
  • Graduation from an accredited school of professional nursing.
  • The ability to obtain a valid Washington State license to practice as a Registered Nurse prior to employment.
  • One year experience working as a Registered Nurse.
Registered Nurse 1 (RN1) In-Training
  • Graduation from an accredited school of professional nursing.
  • The ability to obtain a valid Washington State license to practice as a Registered Nurse prior to employment.
NOTE: Must have initial and continuous unblemished/unrestricted licensure as a Registered Nurse.

Supplemental Information

'The mission of DOC is to improve public safety.'
 
For additional information about the agency, please visit doc.wa.gov
 
IMPORTANT NOTES:
 

  • Please include a minimum of three professional references with your application. A professional reference is defined as an individual who has been paid to supervise your work and can attest to your work performance, technical skills, and job competencies.  If you do not have any or sufficient professional references, please include non-related professionals, such as educators or other professional associates.  Phone number AND email address are required for all professional references.
  • Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted.  Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position.
  • Employees may work directly with or in close proximity to incarcerated individuals in a potentially hazardous setting. Please consider this when deciding whether to apply.
  • We are committed to maintaining a drug and alcohol free work environment, and our employees are expected to comply with all state and federal laws. A pre-employment drug test may be administered as part of the selection process, and applicants who test positive for any controlled substances, will be disqualified from consideration.
  • Oleoresin Capsicum (OC) is an aerosol pepper spray made available as a means of self-defense and/or de-escalation. Applicants with sensitivities or allergies are encouraged to ask about the level of exposure they could expect in this position.
  • Animal care projects are a common component of most Washington State prisons, including dog and cat programs. Applicants with animal sensitivities or allergies are encouraged to ask about the level of exposure they could expect in this position.
  • Tuberculosis (TB) is a priority health issue for DOC employees. The successful candidate may be required to provide valid proof of a baseline TB skin test within 60 days from the date of hire.  When positive tests result, further information, testing and treatment may also be required. Employment is not contingent upon test results.
  • This position may be included in a Union Shop.
 
We are committed to hiring individuals who possess core diversity competencies: 
  • Foster a positive attitude and openness toward the ever changing social and cultural makeup of the workplace.
  • Work effectively with people of different perspectives, abilities, disabilities, races, religions, ages, lifestyle preferences and social, ethnic and cultural backgrounds.
  • Respectfully acknowledge people's differences and recognize these differences as important and valuable.
  • Promote inclusiveness.
  • Be culturally sensitive and appropriate.
  • Respect and value diverse backgrounds and traditions.
 
DOC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity diversity, age, honorably discharged veteran, veteran status, genetic information, or the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability. 
 
For questions about this recruitment, or to request reasonable accommodation in the application process, please email natalie.stryker@doc.wa.gov or call us at (360) 407-5748.  For TTY service, please call the Washington Relay Service at 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6388.