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Registered Nurse – Federal Bureau of Prisons


Job title: Registered Nurse

Company: Federal Bureau of Prisons

Job description: Why work for the Federal Bureau of Prisons?You can have a meaningful career with an agency that truly values a diverse workforce. You will find a diverse workforce employed from entry level jobs to senior management positions. We protect public safety by ensuring federal offenders serve their sentences of imprisonment in facilities that are safe, humane, and provide reentry programming. Employees at correctional facilities perform correctional work regardless of their specific occupation.Duties of a Registered Nurse

  • Provides direct patient care services in accordance with legal, ethical and institution standards.
  • Provides nursing care of a general nature to adults in custody in the institution hospital/clinic, and may be provided to patients in specific areas, e.g., psychiatric, operating room, orthopedics, geriatrics, etc.
  • Develops a nursing assessment for each patient, to include planning, implementing, and evaluating nursing care. May assess and identify high risk symptoms/behaviors in patients, to include suicidal risk, homicidal risk and risk for verbal and/or physical abuse.
  • Completes nutritional screening as part of the assessment and refers patient to a dietitian for a nutritional assessment if necessary.
  • Monitors, evaluates and revises the plan of care as needed. May also assess and document the discharge planning needs of a patient.
  • Delegates and coordinates care based on assessments.
  • Along with all other correctional institution employees, incumbent is charged with responsibility for maintaining security of the institution. The employee correctional responsibilities precede all others required by this position and is performed on a regular and recurring basis.

Expected salary:

Location: Arlington, TX

Job date: Wed, 03 Apr 2024 07:59:07 GMT

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