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RN Registered Nurse

Jessup, MD

Corizon Health

Posted 3 weeks ago
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Job Description

RN Registered Nurse

Corizon Health is the pioneer provider of correctional healthcare in the United States.

We are a company built on more than 38 years of innovation and expertise in the industry to become the best.

Our people, our practices, and our commitment to success are the traits that make us the ideal employer as you begin or continue to advance your correctional healthcare career.

  1. Utilizes a systematic approach to meet the health needs of each individual patient. 

  1. Performs health assessments and interprets collected data to determine appropriate course of action(s) to address the needs of the patient. 

  1. Formulates a plan of care/action based on clinical findings. 

  1. Implements nursing care within the RN’s scope of practice. (Includes compliance with all laws as applicable in the practice setting). 

  1. Develops and implements teaching plans based on the individual needs of the patient.  The plans should speak to health promotion, maintenance and restoration of health. 

  1. Provides for the care of multiple patients either through direct care or assignment and/or delegation of care to other members of the health care team. 

  1. Evaluates patient’s response to therapeutic interventions and communicates with other members of the health care team to address potential changes to the overall care plan for the patient.  

  1. Focuses on the “critical think” processes as the basis for all decision making. 

  1. Other nursing duties as assigned. 

  1. Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing 

  1. Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of employment. 

  1. Possesses an active CPR certification. 

  1. Remains knowledgeable about specific state laws and regulations governing practice. 

  1. Satisfactory completion of initial and annual clinical competencies to demonstrate aptitude as assigned by role. 


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Employees must be able to perform the following: 

  1. Required to exert up to 50 pounds of force to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects including the human body.  

  1. Required to kneel, stoop, crouch and/or crawl occasionally.  Frequent walking throughout site; to include walking up and down flights of stairs. 

  1. Must have and maintain sufficient strength, agility, and endurance to perform during stressful (physical, mental and emotional) situations encountered on the job. 

  1. Occasional running when responding to emergencies; must be able to perform BLS. 

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