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Registered Nurse-Correctional Facility AM Position

Houston, TX

Order: 2092734

Dean’s Professional Services is now hiring for qualified, patient-care focused Registered Nurses to work in Houston, TX, for a correctional facility. Minimum of 1 year RN experience in a correctional facility required.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Corrections Nurses provide direct and individualized nursing care to the correctional facility based on the application of scientific nursing principles. In addition to general nursing care, responsibilities of Corrections Nurses include (but are not limited to):

  • Collaborates with primary care providers and other health care providers to ensure continuity, timeliness and appropriateness of care to inmate patients

  • Coordinates and/or administers medication, therapeutic agents, treatments, to inmate patients

  • Assists physicians with medical treatments

  • Administers prescribed medication

  • Applies surgical dressings & bandages

  • Provides emergency first aid care

  • Checks & records vital signs

  • Obtains specimens from inmate patients for diagnostic testing

  • Reports reactions to treatments and medications, as well as changes in the inmates’ emotional or physical condition

  • Provides inmate patient education and/or discharge planning

  • Records all care information concisely, accurately and completely, in a timely manner, in the appropriate format and on the appropriate forms

  • Promotes a therapeutic environment to ensure inmates are treated in a professional, ethical and tactful manner

  • Performs other position-related duties as assigned, depending on assignment setting

Job Requirements:

Minimum of 1 year RN experience in a correctional facility

  • Associate Degree in Nursing; Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree preferred 

  • Current Texas RN license required

  • Med Surge Experience - Required

  •  Triage Experience - Required 

  • ACLS or BLS required

  • COVID vaccinated

  • Must have prior correctional facility experience.

Job Details:

  • Schedule: 6 am-6 pm with rotating weekends; Must have open work day availability

  • Salary: $50.00/hour (based on experience)  plus benefits

  • Temp to Hire opportunity 

Dean’s Professional Services is a national, award-winning staffing solutions firm. Since 1993, DPS has placed over 45,000 professionals across the nation. We work with our clients to provide placement opportunities that match your skill, experience, and personality. For more information please visit www.deansprofessionalservices.com.