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Nurse (Multi-Correctional Facility) (Applications due 5/31/2024)
Company: State of Connecticut
Location: Bridgeport, Cheshire, East Lyme, Enfield, Hartford, CT
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 05/15/2024
Expire Date: 06/15/2024
Salary: 50-75
Job Categories: Healthcare, Other
Job Description
Nurse (Multi-Correctional Facility) (Applications due 5/31/2024)
Are you passionate about helping others and making a difference?
If so, we have several terrific opportunities for you!

The State of Connecticut, Department of Correction (DOC), invites you to discover these outstanding opportunities as a Registered Nurse in one of our many facility locations throughout the State.

DOC is seeking highly motivated individuals to deliver care for our inmate population and assist them in their rehabilitation. Join a practice of nursing and delivery of patient care within the unique and distinct environment of the criminal justice system. Correctional nursing practice is focused independent practice and autonomy.
Whether you are an experienced nurse or a recent graduate, you will apply your nursing knowledge, skills and abilities to assess, plan, implement and evaluate a full range of health conditions and determine both the urgency and priority of care delivery. Our orientation programs give you the knowledge and confidence to practice in a correctional environment as a professional nurse. Our in-service programs provide nurses with the opportunity to maintain clinical skills and learn new skills to advance patient care.

The State of Connecticut offers competitive pay to nurses in addition to an abundance of benefits.

What we can offer you:
-A Hazardous Duty pension plan (State Employees Retirement System Tier IV)
-Generous time off (personal, sick and vacation)
-Retire in 25 years - with pension & healthcare benefits
-Comprehensive Benefit Offerings along with additional supplemental benefits
-A challenging yet rewarding experience

Additional Benefits:
-We offer career mobility - get paid to go to school (5 year work requirement)
-Tuition Reimbursement after 6 months
-Nursing licensure reimbursement
-Conference and workshop funds allotment $1,500.00 (travel, food, lodging)
-Meal allowance per shift
-Accruals sick time/vacation time/ personal time
-2nd and 3rd shift differential/weekend differential
-Recruitment and retention bonuses for RNs on 2nd & 3rd shift $3,000 yearly.

We are hiring for full-time and part-time positions at all of our facility locations on, first, second, and third shifts, throughout the state.

NOTE: Current DOC permanent employees should not apply. Permanent DOC employee transfers will be handled through the DOC Lateral Transfer Agreement. Positions through this posting are permanent positions with temporary assignments. Permanent assignments will be completed at a later date after the agency transfer list has been cleared.

These positions are in the following facilities and can be assigned any unit/location and work schedule/shift:
-Bridgeport Correctional Center - Bridgeport, CT
-Cheshire Correctional Institution - Cheshire, CT
-Manson Youth Institution - Cheshire, CT
-York Correctional Institution - East Lyme, CT
-Cybulski Correctional Institution - Enfield, CT
-Carl Robinson Correctional Institution - Enfield, CT
-Hartford Correctional Center - Hartford, CT
-Corrigan Correctional Center - Montville, CT
-New Haven Correctional Center - New Haven, CT
-Garner Correctional Institution - Newtown, CT
-Osborn Correctional Institution - Somers, CT
-MacDougall-Walker Correctional Institution - Suffield, CT

NEW! 12 hour shifts are available at the following locations (rotating weekends and holidays):
-MacDougall-Walker CI, Osborn CI, and York CI: 7:00am-7:00pm, 7:00pm-7:00am
-New Haven CC: 8:00am8:00 pm, 8:00 pm8:00 am

Carl Robinson CI, Cheshire CI, MacDougall-Walker CI, Manson YI, Osborn CI, Cybulski CI, and York CI schedules are (rotating weekends and holidays):
-First Shift: 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
-Second Shift: 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
-Third Shift: 11:00 pm - 7:00 am

Bridgeport CC, Corrigan CC, Hartford CC, Garner CI, and New Haven CC schedules are (rotating weekends and holidays):
-First Shift: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
-Second Shift: 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
-Third Shift: 12:00 am - 8:00 am

Key duties of this position include:
-Independently assess patients, develop a nursing diagnosis, develop and implement a treatment plan, and provide patient education and self-care through the nursing sick call process
-Perform health screenings and makes triage decisions contributing to the health and safety of patients
-Collaborate with multiple disciplines: custody, medical, mental health, dental and other health care support professionals
-Play a key role in the identification, treatment and control of the transmission of infections
-Provide nursing care to special populations such as women's health, juvenile health, end-of-life care, mental health, infirmary care
-Participate in a multidisciplinary team in providing chronic disease management by coordinating and managing chronic disease care
-Advance quality, patient safety and a culture of safety by volunteering as a nurse educator, preceptor; participate in facility-based quality and best practices c-committees
-Respond and participation in emergency care delivery
-Perform related duties as required (see "Examples of Duties" section below)
Qualifications & Requirements
Graduation from an accredited nursing program.

Incumbents in this class must possess and retain a current license or temporary permit as a Registered Professional Nurse in Connecticut.
Contact Information
Company Name: State of Connecticut
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