GCHC Asst Director of Nursing

Job description

Job Title: GCHC Asst Director of Nursing
Location: Arrendale State Prision
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 15111
Minimum Requirements

  • Licensed as an RN in the State of Georgia. BSN Degree or an AD in nursing with a BS in related field of Administration preferred.
  • 2 years experience in nursing administration in a medical surgical setting and prefer previous experience in correctional health care.
  • One year supervisory experience, preferably in an acute care setting.
  • Good organizational and decision making skills; good physical and mental health; able to work under pressure; must relate well to patients, security staff, visitors and co-workers.
  • Functions within the Georgia Board of Nursing Nurse Practice Act.
  • Current BCLS Certification; American Heart or American Red Cross Health Care Provider courses only.
  • Must be able to lift 50lbs. Normal bending, reaching, stooping. Standing and sitting for long periods of time. Must be able to move quickly across the compound in cases of emergency. Normal levels of hearing and seeing, if necessary, with corrective appliances. Must be able to perform BCLS.
  • Security Clearance by the Georgia Department of Corrections.
  • Responsibilities
    • Duties to include but are not limited to:

    • Maintains a professional attitude and dress at all times in accordance with GCHC/ GDC dress code policy. Ensure all unit staff adheres to dress code as well.

    • Does not fraternize with inmates beyond professional contact.
    • Adheres to all security regulations and reports any security concerns to DON or HSA.

    • Maintains good working relationship/responds appropriately with correctional and health care staff, contract providers, outside agencies within the facility.

    • Utilizes established departmental policies and procedures in making decisions; uses sound independent judgment in meeting responsibilities and performing duties of the position.

    • Adheres to HIPAA Regulations and maintains all patient confidentiality as required by Law and GDC/GCHC Policy.

    • Follows chain of command for problem resolution.

    • Assists in the supervision of inmate orderly workers, noting activities, following directives, and reporting on/off duty and quality of work.
    Other Information This position is also responsible for promoting a customer friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner everyday with patients and families for success." Augusta University is a tobacco free environment and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.
    GCHC AAEEO/Condition Statement

    Georgia Correctional HealthCare (GCHC) is a Division of Augusta University. We are an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution. Also, Augusta University is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans. It is the policy of the University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status.


    All candidates are to complete and successfully pass Pre-Employment requirements. This includes a Criminal History Record Release (and when applicable, a Physical Examination and Drug Screen).


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    Shift/Salary

    Salary to commensurate with qualifications and experience of candidate.

    Salary Minimum 48,341.00

    Pay Grade 18

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  • Licensed as an RN in the State of Georgia. BSN Degree or an AD in nursing with a BS in related field of Administration preferred.
  • 2 years experience in nursing administration in a medical surgical setting and prefer previous experience in correctional health care.
  • One year supervisory experience, preferably in an acute care setting.
  • Good organizational and decision making skills; good physical and mental health; able to work under pressure; must relate well to patients, security staff, visitors and co-workers.
  • Functions within the Georgia Board of Nursing Nurse Practice Act.
  • Current BCLS Certification; American Heart or American Red Cross Health Care Provider courses only.
  • Must be able to lift 50lbs. Normal bending, reaching, stooping. Standing and sitting for long periods of time. Must be able to move quickly across the compound in cases of emergency. Normal levels of hearing and seeing, if necessary, with corrective appliances. Must be able to perform BCLS.
  • Security Clearance by the Georgia Department of Corrections.
  • Responsibilities
    • Duties to include but are not limited to:

    • Maintains a professional attitude and dress at all times in accordance with GCHC/ GDC dress code policy. Ensure all unit staff adheres to dress code as well.

    • Does not fraternize with inmates beyond professional contact.
    • Adheres to all security regulations and reports any security concerns to DON or HSA.

    • Maintains good working relationship/responds appropriately with correctional and health care staff, contract providers, outside agencies within the facility.

    • Utilizes established departmental policies and procedures in making decisions; uses sound independent judgment in meeting responsibilities and performing duties of the position.

    • Adheres to HIPAA Regulations and maintains all patient confidentiality as required by Law and GDC/GCHC Policy.

    • Follows chain of command for problem resolution.

    • Assists in the supervision of inmate orderly workers, noting activities, following directives, and reporting on/off duty and quality of work.
    Other Information This position is also responsible for promoting a customer friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner everyday with patients and families for success." Augusta University is a tobacco free environment and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.
    GCHC AAEEO/Condition Statement

    Georgia Correctional HealthCare (GCHC) is a Division of Augusta University. We are an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution. Also, Augusta University is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans. It is the policy of the University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status.


    All candidates are to complete and successfully pass Pre-Employment requirements. This includes a Criminal History Record Release (and when applicable, a Physical Examination and Drug Screen).


    .

    Shift/Salary

    Salary to commensurate with qualifications and experience of candidate.

    Salary Minimum 48,341.00

    Pay Grade 18

    Recruitment Period October 25,2018- until filled

     

     

     

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