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RN - Registered Nurse

Buffalo, NY 14011

Posted: 05/20/2024 Industry: Corrections Job Number: 13353 Pay Rate: $52-54

Job Description

Are you passionate about providing quality patient care to underserved populations? Ro Health is hiring for a talented RN for a position with New York Department of Corrections !


Why Ro Health:

  • Preferred partner of choice to correctional facilities across eight states
  • Higher pay for candidates with prior correctional health experience
  • Travel pay package and overtime pay options available
  • Training and orientation upon start with ongoing administrative and clinical support
  • Various career development opportunities
  • Commuter benefits up to $315/month through our partnership with Edenred
  • Healthcare benefits for eligible providers


Overview:

  • In-person
  • Attica, NY
  • Monday-Friday
  • 8am-4pm



Responsibilities:

  • Conduct health assessments of inmates both upon entry and ongoing to develop and implement healthcare plans
  • Coordinate healthcare services with other members of the correctional health team
  • Provide ongoing care and management for inmates with chronic illnesses
  • Educate inmates on self-care and lifestyle modifications
  • Respond to medical emergencies within the correctional facility
  • Assess and address mental health issues among inmates
  • Provide health education to inmates on topics such as nutrition, hygiene, and disease prevention
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date medical records for each inmate
  • Work closely with correctional officers and security staff to ensure the safety of both healthcare providers and inmates
  • Advocate for the healthcare needs and rights of inmates


Qualifications:

  • NY state RN license
  • 1 year of previous RN experience
  • Valid CPR/BLS Card from the American Heart Association
  • Proof of negative TB test within the past year
  • Physical exam results from the last year
  • Up-to–date immunization records
  • Ability to pass a background check


Benefits (eligibility dependent on employment status):

  • Paid time off
  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • 401K with employer matching
  • Direct deposit
  • Single point of contact


Does this role sound like the right fit for you? Apply today! For any inquiries, please email (corrections@rohealth.com) or call (562-478-4977).


About Ro Health

Ro Health is a rapidly growing healthcare staffing agency. We have over a decade of experience supplying correctional facilities with compassionate, professional, and talented clinicians. The success of Ro Health depends on the success of our providers, driving our efforts to focus on how we can improve their experience and performance as they continue to deliver exceptional patient care to the communities we serve.

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