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  Job posted:   Thu May 17, 2018
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Registered Nurse 2 - AHCC
**Registered Nurse 2 (RN2)
Airway Heights Corrections Center (AHCC)
Airway Heights, WA
The Department of Corrections is seeking highly motivated and qualified individuals for the position of **Registered Nurse 2 (RN2)**, located at Airway Heights Corrections Center in Spokane, WA. **This is a relief position working a guarantied 40 hours a week. It is**** used to fill in for prescheduled staff leave, if no staff are out - the core hours default to Sun -Tues 6:00am to 2:30pm and****Wed-****Thur**** 2:00pm-10:30pm**.
Our mission at the Department of Corrections is to 'improve public safety' and our Health Services Division is committed to helping people live healthier lives. With more than 8,000 employees, we recognize that staff are our greatest asset, and the efforts of our dedicated workforce have garnered national recognition! Whether the work is inside a prison, out in the community, or an administrative office, DOC staff experience a high degree of personal reward knowing their efforts are creating an environment in which individuals under our care and supervision can learn to make choices that contribute to safer communities.
For additional information about our agency, please visit
Airway Heights Corrections Center (AHCC) is a 2000 bed male facility located approximately 10 miles west of Spokane. The prison consists of a main facility that houses medium- and long-term minimum-custody offenders. A separate perimeter adjacent to the main facility accommodates a minimum-security unit for offenders with minimum-custody or lower. This facility is in the process of becoming a total therapeutic community.
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The Registered Nurse supports the Department's mission by leading others in the delivery of nursing services that promote health, foster healing, and support coping and adjusting to various health conditions. This position also supports the mission of the Health Services division by providing necessary, comprehensive, quality health services and promoting offender wellness.
To be considered for this opportunity, please be sure to **_thoroughly complete your application._** Attaching a resume will _not_ substitute for a completed application.
*This announcement may also be used to fill full time vacancies if they occur during this posting peri*_od._
Under general supervision, our Registered Nurse serves as a lead worker and supports the agency mission and vision by:
* Screening, assessing, and evaluating offenders and the conditions where they live and work to ensure that they are well, safe and their health care continuous.
* Responding to all other requests for health care attention in a complete, timely, clinically appropriate and therapeutic manner.
* Delegating and supervising work, monitoring, managing, coordinating, and delivering health care.
* Planning transition, making referrals and arranging follow-up when patients transfer or return to the community.
* Assisting patients to improve their skill and ability to provide care for themselves and their family.
* Counseling, consulting, teaching, advising, and providing health information that improves quality of health services and/or enhances safety and security.
The On-Call pool provides coverage in cases of extended vacation, illness, training, and other leaves of absence. On-call/intermittent staff is expected to:
* Be available to work all shifts (day, swing and graveyard) including weekends and holidays.
* Be willing to work a minimum of 10 shifts per month.
* Provide written availability by the 10th of each month for the following month's coverage.
* Be willing to complete six-weeks of full time, paid training at the Correctional Worker Core Academy, provided by the Department of Corrections.
The ability to obtain a valid Washington State license to practice as a Registered Nurse prior to employment; Graduation from an accredited school of professional nursing; AND One year experience working as a Registered Nurse.
*** Note: Must have initial and continuous unblemished/unrestricted licensure as a Registered Nurse.*
Supplemental Information
'The mission of DOC is to improve public safety.'
For additional information about the agency, please visit
* _Please include a minimum of three professional references with your application_. A professional reference is defined as an individual who has been paid to supervise your work and can attest to your work performance, technical skills, and job competencies. If you do not have any or sufficient professional references, please include non-related professionals, such as educators or other professional associates. _Phone number _AND_ email address are required for all professional references._
* Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position.
* Employees may work directly with or in close proximity to incarcerated individuals in a potentially hazardous setting. Please consider this when deciding whether to apply.
* We are committed to maintaining a drug and alcohol free work environment, and our employees are expected to comply with all state and federal laws. A pre-employment drug test may be administered as part of the selection process, and applicants who test positive for any controlled substances, will be disqualified from consideration.
* Oleoresin Capsicum (OC) is an aerosol pepper spray made available as a means of self-defense and/or de-escalation. Applicants with sensitivities or allergies are encouraged to ask about the level of exposure they could expect in this position.
* Animal care projects are a common component of most Washington State prisons, including dog and cat programs. Applicants with animal sensitivities or allergies are encouraged to ask about the level of exposure they could expect in this position.
* Tuberculosis (TB) is a priority health issue for DOC employees. The successful candidate may be required to provide valid proof of a baseline TB skin test within 60 days from the date of hire. When positive tests result, further information, testing and treatment may also be required. Employment is not contingent upon test results.
* If this position is included in a Union Shop, employees will be required to become members within thirty (30) days of employment.
We are committed to hiring individuals who possess core diversity competencies:
* Foster a positive attitude and openness toward the ever changing social and cultural makeup of the workplace.
* Work effectively with people of different perspectives, abilities, disabilities, races, religions, ages, lifestyle preferences and social, ethnic and cultural backgrounds.
* Respectfully acknowledge people's differences and recognize these differences as important and valuable.
* Promote inclusiveness.
* Be culturally sensitive and appropriate.
* Respect and value diverse backgrounds and traditions.
DOC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity diversity, age, honorably discharged veteran, veteran status, genetic information, or the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability.
For questions about this recruitment, or to request reasonable accommodation in the application process, please email or call us at (360) 407-5742. For TTY service, please call the Washington Relay Service at 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6388.
*Salary:* $5,403.00 - $8,642.00 Monthly
*Location:* Spokane County - Airway Heights, WA
*Job Type:* Full Time - Permanent
*Department:* Dept. of Corrections
*Job Number:* 2018-AHCC-RN2
*Agency:* State of Washington
*Address:* View Job Posting for Agency Information View Job Posting for Location, Washington, 98504
*Phone:* View Posting for Agency Contact

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