GCHC DJJ Lead Nurse - Gainesville, Ga 40 hrs/week

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Job Title: GCHC DJJ Lead Nurse - Gainesville, Ga 40 hrs/week
Location: Gainesville RYDC
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 228247
* Full Time -40 hours per week

Base rate of $32.50 to $34.50 per hour


Licensed as a RN in the State of Georgia.3 years of previous management or supervisory experience in nursing administration or a clinical setting. Prefer 1 year of experience in a correctional 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. Must have current Health Care Provider BCLS Certification, obtained through American Heart Program. Must be able to lift 50lbs. Normal bending, reaching, stooping. Standing and sitting for long periods of time. Must be able to move quickly (within 4 minutes) 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 Juvenile Justice.


Bachelor of Science of Nursing degree.2 or more years previous experience in a clinical setting.3 or more years Correctional clinical experience.


Duties to include but are not limited to:

Under general direction of the DCHC-JH Regional Administrator and the DCHC-JH Chief Clinical Operations, directs/supervises nursing services at the DJJ YDCs and RYDCs; assists in planning and directing activities to provide optimal care. Directs assignments/activities of professional nursing personnel and conducts performance evaluations. Responsible for procurement of nursing supplies and related equipment. Evaluates patient care, unit conditions, and equipment in use. Directs CQI programs as they relate to patient care in the facility.

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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.


The Department of Correctional HealthCare (DCHC) 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 Drug Screen.




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Posted: 6/4/2021
Application Due: 8/3/2021
Work Type: Full Time