Registered Nurse (RN)

Federal Bureau of Prisons

About the organization

The Federal Bureau of Prisons is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the mission of the Federal Bureau of Prisons to protect society by confining offenders in the controlled environments of prisons and community-based facilities that are safe, humane, cost-efficient, and appropriately secure, and that provide work and other self-improvement opportunities to assist offenders in becoming law-abiding citizens.

Duties

Our Mission: To protect society and positively change the lives of those in our care. You have a vital role in that mission. You are valued and trained to be prepared. You are rewarded beyond benefits with careers that offer endless professional potential and personal growth.

Responsibilities

Provides direct patient care services in accordance with legal, ethical and institution standards.

Provides nursing care of a general nature to inmates 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.

Qualifications

Please see the vacancy announcement on usajob.gov for further qualifications and information. Below are some of the specialized requirements for this position.

Basic Requirements:

Education: A graduate or higher level degree, bachelor’s degree, associate degree, or diploma from an accredited professional nursing educational program is required. This education must have been accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs, Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education or an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education at the time the degree was obtained.

Degree from Foreign Nursing School: Official certification from the Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools is required for individuals who graduated from foreign nursing schools.

AND

Licensure: Applicants must have passed the National Council Licensure Examination. In addition, they must possess a current, active, full, and unrestricted license or registration as a professional nurse from a State, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States.

NOTE: ALL applicants MUST electronically upload proof of current, active, full and unrestricted license or registration for verification at the time you apply.

Salary

$43,065 - $77,682

Application instructions

Contact email: ALM/[email protected]

Please create a profile on usajob.gov. When searching for a position, search under locations, type in "Gregg Township, Pennsylvania". To narrow search, on the right hand side select "Department of Justice" When applying please selection FCC Allenwood as you first selection.

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