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MEnD Correctional Care PLLC Supervisory Registered Nurse (RN) in Wausau, Wisconsin

Looking to join a rapidly growing company? MEnD Correctional Care has a new contract with Marathon County and we are seeking a Supervisory Nurse to join the team!

As a company, we pride ourselves on providing high quality care to the patients we serve. Candidates must enjoy working with an underserved population and be willing to work in a jail setting where patient and staff safety is of high importance. The Supervisory Nurse will provide care under the direction of the Medical Provider, in the Marathon County Jail in Wausau, WI.

Why MEnD?

  • Competitive salary

  • Excellent opportunity for professional growth

  • Comprehensive Benefits Package (Medical, Dental, 401K, Vision, Voluntary Life, and more)

Position Type:

  • Full-Time, A mix of days and evenings

  • Rotating every 4th weekend, 12 hour shift

  • On call (phone triage only) and holiday rotation

Job Duties:

  • Coordinates the care of county jail inmates utilizing MEnD Correctional Care’s nursing policies, procedures, and protocols.

  • These processes include assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of inmate’s health issues.

  • Collaborates and communicates effectively with the MEnD Correctional Care team. This team includes medical providers, nurses, health techs, administrative assistants.

  • The nurse is also responsible for communicating between the medical unit and the correctional staff in the facilities we serve.

  • Accountable for the daily documentation, tracking, procedures, orders, medications, and follow-up of the inmates’ care.

  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publication, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional societies.

  • Maintains a professional appearance. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related tasks, being a member of the MEnD team, assisting with expansion of the MEnD jail health philosophy, and going “above and beyond” typical job duties.

  • Other various duties as assigned by MEnD Correctional Care within the scope of the position.

  • This may include travel to various trade shows, conferences, and other jails managed by MEnD, etc.

Job Skills:

  • Able to provide independent, critical thinking skills necessary for the nursing role in the jail setting.

  • Understand and possess pharmacology, safety, and nursing skills necessary to perform the nurse role.

  • Must be able to deal effectively with difficult patients at times.

  • Ability to learn the security features needed to work safely in this setting which includes secured doors and radio communications.

  • Demonstrates ability to adjust medical techniques to accommodate the needs of the specialized population of the jail setting. This includes communication between medical staff and jail staff about the care of the inmate while understanding and adjusting for the unique security issues of the jail.

Required Education/License/Certifications:

  • Valid Wisconsin Registered Nurse license

  • Basic Life Support (CPR) Certified

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