Correctional Nurse -Per Diem
Company: Kern County Hospital Authority
Posted on: May 25, 2023
Under general direction of a registered nurse, within the scope of their licensure, assist physician's in a correctional facility performing nursing assessments, screening, planning, implementation and evaluation of safe, therapeutic care for persons incarcerated with Kern County correction facilities.
The Correctional Staff Nurse classification includes Correctional Staff Nurses who are employed by Kern Medical Center and assigned to Adult correctional medicine facilities. - Correctional Staff Nurses provide basic and emergency health care services to persons housed within Kern County correctional facilities. - The Correctional Staff Nurse classification can be distinguished from the Hospital Staff Nurse series by assignment in a locked detention facility with (1) clients of various cultural, physical, behavioral and psychological profiles; (2) extended exposure to odors, fumes, noises, behaviors and medical conditions associated with detention facilities; and (3) the constant threat or risk of verbal abuse and injury.
This classification ranges from entry level in the Correctional Staff Nurse (CSN) to the journey level experienced in correctional nursing, performing patient care with limited supervision. -
Performs other job-related duties as required.
Depending Upon Assignment:
A background check may be required for this classification.
All Kern Medical employees are designated "Disaster Service Workers". In the event of a disaster or civil disorder, all Kern Medical employees are to remain at work or to report to work in a safe and practicable manner. -
If position responsibilities require driving a personal vehicle, then possession of a current valid California Driver's License and adherence to the Kern County Hospital Authority Vehicle Use and Driving Standard Policy (ENG-EC-119) is required.
If position responsibilities require driving a vehicle owned, leased or rented by Kern Medical, then possession of a current valid California Driver's license, a signed authorization for Release of Drivers Record Information and adherence to the Kern County Hospital Authority Vehicle Use and Driving Standard Policy (ENG-EC-119) is required.
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