RN - Infectious Disease
Company: Core Civic
Location: Chula Vista
Posted on: January 22, 2023
At CoreCivic, our employees are driven by a deep sense of
service, high standards of professionalism and a responsibility to
better the public good.At -CoreCivic, we do more than manage
inmates, we care for people. CoreCivic is currently seeking
-Registered Nurses - Infectious Disease -who have a passion for
providing the highest quality care in an institutional setting.
The successful candidate should be able to perform ALL of the
following functions at a pace and level of performance consistent
with the actual job performance requirements.Apply appropriate
nursing skills in the area and treatment of
inmates/residents.Implements activities related to infection
prevention and control, tuberculosis (TB) case management, contact
and outbreak investigations, and infection prevention training.
-Develops, implements, and monitors all associated tasks and duties
related to TB case management, including, but not limited to
tracking, documenting, and ensuring completeness of clinical,
diagnostic, and treatment information; facilitates referrals for
transnational continuity of care; reporting; and liaises with
public health agencies. -Attend sick call with the physician to see
inmates/residents; prepare a list of inmates/residents to be
examined; prepare examining room and equipment
Examine and assess new inmates/residents with illnesses or injuries
or inmates/residents who become ill or injured; refer
inmates/residents to the emergency room or other appropriate
healthcare facilities as required by their condition.Perform
emergency procedures as needed and notify Licensed Independent
Provider for treatment orders.Provide guidance, supervise and
monitor nursing care provided by licensed vocational/practical
nursing staff and non-licensed medical staff.Qualifications: -
- Graduate from an accredited college, university or nursing
program with a degree/diploma in nursing.
- Must possess current licensure in the state of employment.
- Three (3) years professional experience in infection prevention
and control and/or TB care. - -
- Must possess CPR/BLS certification.
- A valid driver's license is required.
- Minimum age requirement: Must be at least 21 years of
age.CoreCivic is a Drug-Free Workplace & EOE including
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