Fairfax County Job Openings - Detailed Description for Job #14-0069


Fairfax County Application Center, 12000 Government Center Pkwy., #270, Fairfax, VA 22035

CORRECTIONAL HEALTH NURSE IV


Office of the Sheriff

Job # 14-0069

$65,843 to $87,792  (Grade S28)
 
Description:

Position is located in the Medical Section of the Fairfax County Adult Detention Facility. Coordinates medical care activities to ensure compliance with medical orders, and current agency policies and procedures. Participates in planning, implementation and evaluation of nursing services. Interprets accrediting agency standards for subordinates. Directly supervises assigned personnel, assigning caseloads, reviewing reports and evaluating performance; train, evaluates and supervises nursing personnel; monitors conduct and behavior of nursing staff, providing counseling and recommending/initiating disciplinary action when appropriate; establishes and approves work schedules that provide adequate coverage 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Assesses training, orientation needs for correctional health programs, and develops evaluation tools. Ensures that inmates complaints and grievances relative to health care are investigated and responded to; consults with inmates' family regarding health care services available. Ensures that subordinates adhere to agency operating procedures and health care standards adopted by the Virginia Board of Corrections, The American Correctional Association, The Virginia Board of Health Professionals, and The National Commission on Correctional Health Care. Coordinates with and serves as the resource nurse for health care team supervisors to ensure completion of operational goals and objectives; ensures designated staff representatives participate in the Institutional Classification Committee Hearings.

 

Minimum
Qualifications:

Graduation from a four-year college or university accredited by the National League for Nursing with a bachelor's degree in nursing; plus six years of experience as a Registered Nurse, including one year of supervisory experience.

 

Special
Requirements:

Possession of a current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Prior to appointment, must complete a criminal background check, a polygraph examination, and a psychological examination to the satisfaction of the employer. Must undergo a medical screening prior to starting work.

 

Selection
Procedure:

Panel interview.

 

To Apply:

Submit your resume on-line through the AIMS system.

If this is the first time you have used AIMS, you will need to create an account.

Fairfax County is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veterans' status or disabled veterans' status. Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance; TTY 703-222-7314. Minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/TTY.

 

Closing Date:

2/14/2014

 

Date Posted:

1/18/2014

 

Benefits:

Most positions advertised here are merit system positions funded for full benefits such as health insurance, retirement, life insurance and paid leave. Follow the link for details on Fairfax County's comprehensive benefits program for merit system employees. If a position is not funded for benefits that information will generally be included in the job announcement.

 

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