Full Job Description
About the Position
Apply and lead by example as our Nurse Manager for our Correctional Health Clinics!
You will collaborate with a variety of healthcare professionals and staff by providing appropriate patient care with fluctuating mental status and co-morbidities (medical, mental health, and/or substance-related).
NOTE: This is a night-shift position.
About the Department of Correctional Health Services (CHS)
It's time for you to utilize and perfect your talents.
Correctional Health Services (CHS) is an industry-leading healthcare organization for the incarcerated population. Our department's culture promotes collaboration, continuous training, and flexibility. We challenge our team to spearhead initiatives, break down barriers, and advance their expertise.
Apply now to work with a dynamic group of diversely talented professionals.
To view more information about employment opportunities with Maricopa County Correctional Health Services, please click here and here.
We recognize your time is valuable, so please apply if you meet the following required qualifications.
Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing.
Five (5) years of experience as a Registered Nurse in a hospital or ambulatory care setting.
Two (2) years of experience serving in a supervisory, lead, charge nurse, or another capacity that involved clinical oversight of other nurses or medical staff.
A valid, unrestricted license as a Registered Nurse issued by the Arizona State Board of Nursing (or issued by another state recognized by the Arizona Board of Nursing as a multi-compact license state) with no current, pending, or prior disciplinary action on nursing license.
NOTE: Compact licenses will be accepted for the interview process, however, a valid Arizona nursing license is required upon hire.
Must currently possess, or have the ability to obtain by the time of hire, a valid Arizona driver's license.
CPR must be completed during new hire orientation.
Successful completion of a background check.
Our Preferred Candidate has
Nursing experience in a correctional setting.
Certified Correctional Health Professional (CCHP).
Essential Job Tasks
Provides direct supervision for clinical staff, including approval of time cards, authorization of overtime, coaching and counseling, annual performance reviews, performance management plans, performance improvement plans, peer reviews, and progressive discipline.
Maintains clinic compliance with NCCHC standards, audits, and documents compliance with all NCCHC standards on an annual basis.
Responds to clinical emergencies as necessary, provides immediate direction and support to clinical staff.
Develops productivity and performance standards for the clinic, communicates expectations to nursing staff, and monitors for compliance on a daily basis.
Develops clinic assignments and duties of nursing staff to assure that the patient care needs of the clinic are met.
Provides direct clinical care to patients in accordance with CHS policies and procedures, regulatory guidelines, and community standards of care.
Develops clinic specific operating procedures to ensure compliance with CHS policies and procedures and to promote operational effectiveness.
Reviews Nursing documentation and Electronic Health record (TechCare) queues on a daily basis to assure that nursing tasks are completed (ID Screening, TB reads, Health Assessments, Facility Moves, Alerts, Sick Call Appointments, HNRs, etc.).
Ensures that equipment and supplies necessary for the daily operation of the clinic are available.
Communicates with nursing staff through regularly scheduled monthly staff meetings assuring that meeting minutes are posted, distributed, and acknowledged by all staff.
Assures that all mandatory training and other mandatory requirements such as annual TST are completed by the staff within target dates.
Participates in the interviewing, selection, orientation, and training of nursing staff for vacant positions.
The Nursing Manager will work inside a jail. Must be able to respond to a man down (emergency situation). Must maintain CPR certification and get on the floor to perform CPR/chest compressions, push medical equipment, climb stairs, lift patients on a gurney.
Consistently works indoors and frequently outdoors. Must handle a high volume of work, time pressures on multiple or complicated tasks with accuracy. This position requires the Manager to make decisions and adapt to frequent changes, interruptions, and unscheduled tasks. The Manager needs to stay concentrated and vigilant in a team that works within close proximity to each other.
The hiring authority will select the successful candidate based on departmental needs.
All offers of employment made to new hires and rehires at Maricopa County are contingent upon successful completion of a post-offer, pre-employment thorough background investigation. A background investigation is conducted on a current employee who changes to a Safety Sensitive Position or one having the potential for serious adverse impact on the integrity or efficiency of the County. These requirements do not pertain to employees of elected officials who undergo background investigation processes administered through their respective offices.
Typically successful candidates are hired at a salary rate, up to the midpoint of the range, based on applicable experience, internal equity, and budgetary allowances.
Maricopa County is an EEO/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.