Registered Nurse - Infection Control
Company: Corizon Health
Posted on: October 14, 2021
Correctional healthcare is not
just a job. It’s a calling.
By choosing a
career with Corizon Health, you are choosing the opportunity to
truly make a difference in the health, well-being, and future of
the patients you serve. We take pride in being a pioneer provider
of correctional healthcare. As a Corizon Health professional, you
have access to the resources and support to enhance your skills,
build a solid foundation to reach your career potential, and
contribute to the care and well-being of an underserved population.
There is no greater calling. Join Corizon Health today and be part
of our legacy of innovation and clinical
Our nurses are redefining the way correctional health care is
delivered every day. They’re on the frontlines of patient care,
helping patients in person. As an RN you will provide and
coordinate patient care, educate patients about various health
conditions. From performing and interpreting diagnostic tests to
providing one-on-one education to patients, when you’re a nurse at
Corizon Health, you play an integral role in the health and
well-being of the correctional community. And you work alongside
passionate individuals in a patient-focused, autonomous and
supportive environment that inspires you to grow your skills and
advance your career.
Below is a list of your responsibilities as a Registered
Nurse - Infection Control with Corizon Health at
Bernalillo Detention Center:
current knowledge of Corizon infection control and employee post
exposure information developed by Corporate Committee.
- On an annual
basis do a risk assessment of facility (Population served, Main
Diagnosis, High Risk Procedures, State Regulatory Requirements) to
develop the surveillance program. Assess annually staff infection
control needs to develop staff related infection control program.
(Vaccinations, Exposures, Training, Regulatory)
surveillance on inmates and staff on an ongoing basis and
formulates rates, reports and trends data. Reports communicable
diseases to health department as required by State law.
Monitors staff compliance with established procedures as indicated
by surveillance data. (e.g. Handwashing, IV care, Catheter
care, Trach care, etc.)
- Provide inmate
education as needed regarding infectious diseases and provide pre
and post HIV counseling to inmates and staff as indicated. Assist
with product selection in relation to Infection Control
- Participate in
staff, Safety and QI committee meetings per facility policy and
provide reports as requested.
- Serve as a
member of the Regional Infection Control Committee.
- Functions as a
member of the nursing health care team and performs assigned
clinical duties as directed and within licensure.
- Provide staff
training per Regulatory Guidelines and as needed or indicated by
surveillance data. Participate in environmental rounds.
Corizon Benefits (only applicable for full-time
Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
Life and Disability Insurance
Generous PTO plan
401k with matching funds
Employee Discount and Rewards Program
Continuing Education Reimbursement
- Minimum of two
(2) years experience as an Infection Control Nurse.
- Graduate of an
accredited school of nursing with current licensure as a Licensed
Practical Nurse (LPN) or Registered Nurse (RN) in state of
employment. Must receive a satisfactory background investigation
A background check, security clearance and drug screening are
required for this role.
Corizon Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Employer. In compliance with federal and state employment
opportunity laws, qualified applicants are considered for all
positions without regard to race, gender, national origin,
religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, Vietnam era veteran,
or disabled Veteran status. EOE including Disability/Protected
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