• Washington State Department of Corrections
  • $79,810.00 -112,530.00/year*
  • Monroe, WA
  • Healthcare - Nursing
  • Full-Time
  • 25925 Ben Howard Rd

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Salary

$5,679.36 - $9,079.32 Monthly

Location

Snohomish County - Monroe, WA

Job Type

Various Job Types

Department

Dept. of Corrections

Job Number

2019-MCC-RN2

Closing

5/31/2019 11:59 PM Pacific

Description

Registered Nurse 2 (RN2)
On- Call/ Full-Time?
Monroe Correctional Complex (MCC)
Monroe, WA

The?Department of Corrections is seeking a highly motivated and qualified? Registered Nurse (RN2) for the Monroe Correctional Complex (MCC) located in Monroe, WA.??

***Please note: These positions may be filled at the RN1 level with an in-training plan to advance to the RN2 level?depending on the qualifications of the successful candidate.***
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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? (see application details) .?

The Monroe Correctional Complex (MCC) is a 2400 bed male facility located 30 miles northeast of Seattle.? The complex consists of five units; including the original Washington State Reformatory, and the state's largest Correctional mental health inpatient treatment unit.? Monroe is considered \"the hub\" of medical and psychiatric care for DOC, providing treatment to the most severe patients in our system.

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.
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To be considered for this opportunity, please be sure to thoroughly complete your application. Attaching a resume will not substitute for a completed application

Shifts:
3rd Shift: 1400/2230 ( 2:(see application details) p.m.)?
On/Call: Various?


Duties

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.
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Qualifications

Registered Nurse 2 (RN2)

  • Graduation from an accredited school of professional nursing.
  • The ability to obtain a valid Washington State license to practice as a Registered Nurse prior to employment.
  • One year experience working as a Registered Nurse.
Registered Nurse 1 (RN1) In-Training
  • Graduation from an accredited school of professional nursing.
  • The ability to obtain a valid Washington State license to practice as a Registered Nurse prior to employment.
NOTE: Must have initial and continuous unblemished/unrestricted licensure as a Registered Nurse.


Supplemental Information

'The mission of DOC is to improve public safety.'
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For additional information about the agency, please visit (see application details) .?
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IMPORTANT NOTES:

  • 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.
  • This position may be included?in a Union Shop.
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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.
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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. ??
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For questions about this recruitment, or to request reasonable accommodation in the application process, please email (see application details) ?or call us at (see application details).? For TTY service, please call the Washington Relay Service at 7-1-1 or 1-(see application details).

More than Just a Paycheck!

Employee benefits are not just about the kind of services you get, they are also about how much you may have to pay out of pocket. Washington State offers one of the most competitive benefits packages in the nation.

We understand that your life revolves around more than just your career and that your priority is making sure that you and your family will maintain health and financial security. That's why choice is a key component of our benefits package. We have a selection of health and retirement plans, paid leave, staff training and other compensation benefits that you can mix and match to meet your current and future needs.

Read about our benefits:

The following information describes typical benefits available for full-time employees who are expected to work more than six months.?Actual benefits may vary by?appointment type or be prorated for?other than full-time work. Check with the agency human resource office for specific benefit information.

Insurance Benefits

Employees and families are covered by medical (including vision), dental and basic life insurance.? There are multiple medical plans with affordable monthly premiums that offer coverage throughout the state.? Staff are eligible to enroll each year in a medical flexible spending account which enables them to use tax-deferred dollars toward their health care expenses.? Employees are also covered by basic life and long term disability insurance, with the option to purchase additional coverage amounts.? To view premium rates, coverage choice in your area and how to enroll, please visit the Public Employees Benefits Board (PEBB) website .

Retirement and Deferred Compensation

State Employees are members of the Washington Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS).? New employees have the option of two employer contributed retirement programs.? For additional information, check out the Department of Retirement Systems ' web site.

Employees also have the ability to participate in the Deferred Compensation Program (DCP).? This is a supplemental retirement savings program (similar to an IRA) that allows you control over the amount of pre-tax salary dollars you defer as well as the flexibility to choose between multiple investment options.

Vacation (Annual Leave)

You begin accruing vacation starting your first month of employment. Since we value your loyalty, the amount of vacation you can accrue increases the longer you work with us. Washington State supports members of the armed forces with 21 days paid military leave per year. Vacation accrues for full-time employees per WAC 357-31-165 .
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Holidays

Full-time employees are entitled to eleven* paid holidays:
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HOLIDAY

DATE

New Year's Day

January 1

Martin Luther King, Jr's birthday

Third Monday in January

Presidents' Day

Third Monday in February

Memorial Day

Last Monday in May

Independence Day

July 4

Labor Day

First Monday in September

Veterans' Day

November 11

Thanksgiving Day

Fourth Thursday in November & Friday after

Christmas Day

December 25

Personal Holiday

Employee's selection each calendar year


*Employees who are members of certain Unions are entitled to an additional personal leave day of their choice.?Please refer to specific Collective Bargaining Agreements for more information.

Social Security

All state employees are covered by the federal Social Security and Medicare systems. The state and the employee pay an equal amount into the system.

Sick Leave

Full-time employees earn eight hours of sick leave per month. Paid sick leave may be used for reasons included in WAC 357-31-130 .

Please visit the State HR Website for more detailed information.


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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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