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Registered Nurse - Jail Health Services, Short-Term Temporary

  • ... Seattle, Western Australia, United States
  • ... Full time
  • ... Salary: 62.27 per hour
  • Posted on: Mar 07, 2024       Expires on: Apr 21, 2024

Registered Nurse - Jail Health Services, Short-Term Temporary   

JOB TITLE:

Registered Nurse - Jail Health Services, Short-Term Temporary

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Seattle Western Australia United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Summary

Public Health Seattle-King County is accepting applications for Registered Nurse (RN) correctional health specialty.
Our nurses provide skilled, medically needed health care to adults in custody at the King County Jails.
Come join our team to provide outstanding health care to our diverse and underserved population.
If you are a compassionate nurse who seeks to provide outstanding healthcare to a diverse, underserved population then this practice is for you!

Commitment To Equity and Social Justice:
Named after Dr.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
, one of the most influential civil rights leaders in our nation's history, King County is a vibrant international community with residents that represent countries from around the world.
It is a region with increasing diversity that cherishes the traditions of many cultures.


The county government has a deep commitment to equity and social justice and advancing practices, strategies, and policies that promote fairness, justice, and opportunity for all in our workplaces and our communities.
With this commitment, King County has adopted a pro-equity agenda to advance regional change and ensure that residents from all communities are incorporated into our emergency planning and public outreach efforts.


We recognize that structural racism consists of principles and practices that cause and justify an inequitable distribution of rights, opportunities, and experiences across racial groups.
Since declaring Racism is a Public Health Crisis in June 2020, King County and Public Health committed to being intentionally anti-racist and accountable to Black, Indigenous and People of Color communities.


To learn more, please visit http://www.
kingcounty.
gov/elected/executive/equity-social-justice.
aspx

Examples of Duties:

  • Provide patient care based upon practice guidelines, community standards of care, and Federal and State laws and regulations.
  • Provide nursing assessments and interventions including medical, dental and psychiatric screening.
    Monitors and documents treatment progress and patient response
  • Evaluate, monitor and treat drug and alcohol withdrawal.
  • Carry out prescribed treatments, wound care.
  • Administers medications and vaccinations.
  • Provide mental health services, as a member of an interdisciplinary team, to patients.
  • Respond to emergencies throughout the facility; injury and illness; performs CPR when needed.
  • Health education
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:
  • Requires current Washington State Registered Nurse license in good standing.
  • Associate preparation in nursing science or a graduate level nursing degree of MSN, DNP and or PhD from an accredited school of nursing
  • Pass a security clearance and/or background check to secure access to the jails.
  • BLS-CPR for healthcare providers
  • Valid Washington State Driver's License or ability to travel to various sites within Seattle-King County.

Desired Qualifications:
  • Experience working in correctional facility.
  • Demonstrate experience working with a diverse and underserved population.
  • Bilingual and/or bicultural
  • Willing to provide full spectrum of options counseling.

Schedules: Day and evening shifts may be available at the King County Correctional Facility and Malen Regional Justice Center.


Contact: For information or questions about this opportunity please email Amy M.
Curtis, BSN, RN, Nurse Recruitment Manager at amy.
curtis@kingcounty.
gov

Necessary Requirements:
  • Documentation of current BLS CPR certification with AED training required at time of hire.
    CPR/AED Heartsaver courses
    do not meet this requirement.
  • The selected candidate will be required to pass a thorough background investigation.
  • An offer of employment will be contingent on passing a pre-employment physical exam (should be able to lift 50 pounds, move quickly up and down stairs, crouching/bending to perform CPR).
    Details available upon request.

  • The selection process may include evaluation of application materials and supplemental questions, interviewing, and testing.
    You must completely fill out the application with your relevant education and work experience.
  • The selected candidate must be able to pass a thorough background investigation, but findings may not necessarily disqualify an applicant for employment.
  • For more information on our selection process, please refer to www.
    kingcounty.
    gov/depts/health/jobs/hiring.
    For tips on interviewing, please visit https://www.
    kingcounty.
    gov/~/media/audience/employees/learning-and-development/Interview_Tips.
    ashx?la=en.
  • Employees are required to protect the privacy and security of protected health information as defined in State and Federal Law.
  • Public Health relies on office automation (Microsoft Office) and web-based enabled tools; therefore, candidates must be proficient and comfortable with computer use to perform functions associated with on-going work.
  • Employees are required to adhere to OSHA/WISHA guidelines including but not limited to completing their mandatory trainings on time and obtaining required immunizations.
  • Regular and reliable attendance, effective communication skills, and development of effective working relationships are requirements of all Public Health positions.
  • When Public Health responds to an emergency, and in accordance with relevant CBA language and/or KC policy and procedures, we may assign duties outside your regular job description.
    This may involve responding at any time, including nights and weekends, with possible deployment to locations other than the department.
  • If you need a disability accommodation in the application or testing process, please call the contact number listed on the job announcement.

Supplemental Information:

Public Health - Jail Health Services follows and maintains federal and state requirements standards including, but not limited to, Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) standards which apply to all public and private institutions that house adult or juvenile offenders.
PREA standards preclude the department from hiring or promoting anyone who has engaged in, or been convicted of any conduct which would violate PREA standards related to sexual assault including:
  • Sexual abuse in a prison, jail, lockup, community confinement facility, juvenile facility, or other institution.
  • Convicted of engaging or attempting to engage in sexual activity in the community facilitated by force, overt or implied threats of force, or coercion, or if the victim did not consent or was unable to consent or refuse.
  • Has been civilly or administratively adjudicated to have engaged in the activity described above.
Additionally, PREA standards require that the department consider any incidents of sexual harassment involving an inmate or detainee in determining whether or not to hire or promote anyone.


The above is in compliance with PREA and its implementing regulations, 28 C.
F.
R.
Part 115, Subpart A, Section 115.
17, Hiring and Promotion Decisions.


Union Affiliation: Positions in this classification are represented by the Washington State Nurses Association (WSNA).

Supplemental Information

Forbes named King County as one of Washington State's best employers.

Together, with leadership and our employees, we're changing the way government delivers service and winning national recognition as a model of excellence.
Are you ready to make a difference?
Come join the team dedicated to serving one of the nation's best places to live, work and play.

Guided by our \"True North\", we are making King County a welcoming community where every person can thrive.
We value diversity, inclusion and belonging in our workplace and workforce.
To reach this goal we are committed to workforce equity.
Equitable recruiting, support, and retention is how we will obtain the highest quality workforce in our region; a workforce that shares and will help advance our guiding principles - we are one team; we solve problems; we focus on the customer; we drive for results; we are racially just; we respect all people; we lead the way; and we are responsible stewards.
We encourage people of all backgrounds and identities to apply, including Native American and people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ+, people living with disabilities, and veterans.

King County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer

No person is unlawfully excluded from employment opportunities based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation and pregnancy), age, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or other protected class.
Our EEO policy applies to all employment actions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, selection for training, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation.

To Apply

If you are interested in pursuing this position, please follow the application instructions carefully.
If you need this announcement in an alternate language or format, would like to request accommodation or assistance in the application or assessment process or if you have questions please contact the recruiter listed on this job announcement.

Position Details

POSTED:

Mar 07, 2024

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

62.27 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1710202902-d0b405518cf4be8648bcb598872612b0

LOCATION:

Western Australia United States

CITY:

Seattle

Job Origin:

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Summary

Public Health Seattle-King County is accepting applications for Registered Nurse (RN) correctional health specialty. Our nurses provide skilled, medically needed health care to adults in custody at the King County Jails. Come join our team to provide outstanding health care to our diverse and underserved population. If you are a compassionate nurse who seeks to provide outstanding healthcare to a diverse, underserved population then this practice is for you!

Commitment To Equity and Social Justice:
Named after Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., one of the most influential civil rights leaders in our nation's history, King County is a vibrant international community with residents that represent countries from around the world. It is a region with increasing diversity that cherishes the traditions of many cultures.

The county government has a deep commitment to equity and social justice and advancing practices, strategies, and policies that promote fairness, justice, and opportunity for all in our workplaces and our communities. With this commitment, King County has adopted a pro-equity agenda to advance regional change and ensure that residents from all communities are incorporated into our emergency planning and public outreach efforts.

We recognize that structural racism consists of principles and practices that cause and justify an inequitable distribution of rights, opportunities, and experiences across racial groups. Since declaring Racism is a Public Health Crisis in June 2020, King County and Public Health committed to being intentionally anti-racist and accountable to Black, Indigenous and People of Color communities.

To learn more, please visit http://www.kingcounty.gov/elected/executive/equity-social-justice.aspx

Examples of Duties:

  • Provide patient care based upon practice guidelines, community standards of care, and Federal and State laws and regulations.
  • Provide nursing assessments and interventions including medical, dental and psychiatric screening. Monitors and documents treatment progress and patient response
  • Evaluate, monitor and treat drug and alcohol withdrawal.
  • Carry out prescribed treatments, wound care.
  • Administers medications and vaccinations.
  • Provide mental health services, as a member of an interdisciplinary team, to patients.
  • Respond to emergencies throughout the facility; injury and illness; performs CPR when needed.
  • Health education
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:
  • Requires current Washington State Registered Nurse license in good standing.
  • Associate preparation in nursing science or a graduate level nursing degree of MSN, DNP and or PhD from an accredited school of nursing
  • Pass a security clearance and/or background check to secure access to the jails.
  • BLS-CPR for healthcare providers
  • Valid Washington State Driver's License or ability to travel to various sites within Seattle-King County.

Desired Qualifications:
  • Experience working in correctional facility.
  • Demonstrate experience working with a diverse and underserved population.
  • Bilingual and/or bicultural
  • Willing to provide full spectrum of options counseling.

Schedules: Day and evening shifts may be available at the King County Correctional Facility and Malen Regional Justice Center.

Contact: For information or questions about this opportunity please email Amy M. Curtis, BSN, RN, Nurse Recruitment Manager at amy.curtis@kingcounty.gov

Necessary Requirements:
  • Documentation of current BLS CPR certification with AED training required at time of hire. CPR/AED Heartsaver courses do not meet this requirement.
  • The selected candidate will be required to pass a thorough background investigation.
  • An offer of employment will be contingent on passing a pre-employment physical exam (should be able to lift 50 pounds, move quickly up and down stairs, crouching/bending to perform CPR). Details available upon request.

  • The selection process may include evaluation of application materials and supplemental questions, interviewing, and testing. You must completely fill out the application with your relevant education and work experience.
  • The selected candidate must be able to pass a thorough background investigation, but findings may not necessarily disqualify an applicant for employment.
  • For more information on our selection process, please refer to www.kingcounty.gov/depts/health/jobs/hiring. For tips on interviewing, please visit https://www.kingcounty.gov/~/media/audience/employees/learning-and-development/Interview_Tips.ashx?la=en.
  • Employees are required to protect the privacy and security of protected health information as defined in State and Federal Law.
  • Public Health relies on office automation (Microsoft Office) and web-based enabled tools; therefore, candidates must be proficient and comfortable with computer use to perform functions associated with on-going work.
  • Employees are required to adhere to OSHA/WISHA guidelines including but not limited to completing their mandatory trainings on time and obtaining required immunizations.
  • Regular and reliable attendance, effective communication skills, and development of effective working relationships are requirements of all Public Health positions.
  • When Public Health responds to an emergency, and in accordance with relevant CBA language and/or KC policy and procedures, we may assign duties outside your regular job description. This may involve responding at any time, including nights and weekends, with possible deployment to locations other than the department.
  • If you need a disability accommodation in the application or testing process, please call the contact number listed on the job announcement.
Supplemental Information:

Public Health - Jail Health Services follows and maintains federal and state requirements standards including, but not limited to, Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) standards which apply to all public and private institutions that house adult or juvenile offenders. PREA standards preclude the department from hiring or promoting anyone who has engaged in, or been convicted of any conduct which would violate PREA standards related to sexual assault including:
  • Sexual abuse in a prison, jail, lockup, community confinement facility, juvenile facility, or other institution.
  • Convicted of engaging or attempting to engage in sexual activity in the community facilitated by force, overt or implied threats of force, or coercion, or if the victim did not consent or was unable to consent or refuse.
  • Has been civilly or administratively adjudicated to have engaged in the activity described above.
Additionally, PREA standards require that the department consider any incidents of sexual harassment involving an inmate or detainee in determining whether or not to hire or promote anyone.

The above is in compliance with PREA and its implementing regulations, 28 C.F.R. Part 115, Subpart A, Section 115.17, Hiring and Promotion Decisions.

Union Affiliation: Positions in this classification are represented by the Washington State Nurses Association (WSNA).

Supplemental Information

Forbes named King County as one of Washington State's best employers.

Together, with leadership and our employees, we're changing the way government delivers service and winning national recognition as a model of excellence. Are you ready to make a difference? Come join the team dedicated to serving one of the nation's best places to live, work and play.

Guided by our \"True North\", we are making King County a welcoming community where every person can thrive. We value diversity, inclusion and belonging in our workplace and workforce. To reach this goal we are committed to workforce equity. Equitable recruiting, support, and retention is how we will obtain the highest quality workforce in our region; a workforce that shares and will help advance our guiding principles - we are one team; we solve problems; we focus on the customer; we drive for results; we are racially just; we respect all people; we lead the way; and we are responsible stewards. We encourage people of all backgrounds and identities to apply, including Native American and people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ+, people living with disabilities, and veterans.

King County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer

No person is unlawfully excluded from employment opportunities based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation and pregnancy), age, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or other protected class. Our EEO policy applies to all employment actions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, selection for training, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation.

To Apply

If you are interested in pursuing this position, please follow the application instructions carefully. If you need this announcement in an alternate language or format, would like to request accommodation or assistance in the application or assessment process or if you have questions please contact the recruiter listed on this job announcement.

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