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RN-Correctional Facility (FT Temp) Opportunity
Scott County

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Start Date: 09/17/2018
Job Type: Full Time Temporary

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Scott County
200 4th Ave. We.
Shakopee, MN 55379
Scott County

Phone: (952) 496-8403
Fax: (952) 496-8446
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Provides medical care to the inmate population of the Scott County Jail, providing skilled nursing care and ensuring inmate medical needs are being met with the appropriate level of care.

Promotes and maintains health of individuals and the jail community through assessment/evaluation, teaching, counseling, and applying appropriate preventative and rehabilitative measures.

Reviews all intake health forms on newly incarcerated inmates; identifies any potential health problems and initiates medical screening as warranted; reviews and assesses all prescribed medications brought in by inmates.

Performs physical and mental health assessments as required based on inmate complaints; reports findings in accordance with established protocols; initiates treatments as appropriate according to established standing orders or orders received after physician consultation; monitors inmate health, treatment, and medical regimens.

Makes arrangements for further health care as deemed necessary, including appointments for dental, medical, psychological, laboratory, and other treatment modalities; schedules laboratory draws/tests and x-rays as ordered by the physician.

Prepares carts for medication distribution by the Corrections Officers to inmates in the housing units; educates inmates and correctional staff regarding medication side effects or symptoms of allergic reaction; orders medication refills as necessary.

Performs inventory of the over the counter medications.

Maintains medical records related to health/medical and mental health screening and medical treatment administered to inmates; provides health education and discharge instructions to any inmate who received medical treatment during incarceration; provides follow-up and/or appropriate referral to other agencies as necessary.

Institutes communicable disease screening measures per the standards of the facility; ensures communicable diseases are reported as required; works with corrections staff to isolate inmates per policy and medical requirements; follows instructions and/or standard procedures for investigating communicable disease contacts.

Participates in staff meetings and conferences with agencies/personnel relevant to providing services to the inmates; keeps self abreast of trends in correctional health nursing through attendance at training courses and through personal study.

Responds to medical emergencies in the jail facility when on duty.

Maintains medical files; reviews case files; and makes recommendations to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of jail medical services.

Shares after hours "on-Call" duties alternating with one other nursing staff.

Works the hours and/or shifts assigned and begins and ends work on time.


Job Description
Performs responsible, skilled nursing duties through assessment, screening, education, and delegated medical functions in a secure correctional institution setting. Provides professional care, counseling, and guidance to individuals and groups to improve the level of health and welfare within the inmate population. Schedule may include day and evening shifts, as well as work on weekends and holidays. Performs related work as assigned. Work is performed in an institutional setting in the housing unit and/or in the facility infirmary. Provides emergency/disaster services, including emergency preparedness activities.

Education Required
Requires a license to practice as a Registered Nurse issued by MN. Preference for experience with disease-prevention & control, corrections or institutional nursing, or mental health/psychiatric nursing. Skills in triage are desirable.

Experience Required
Requires a license to practice as a Registered Nurse issued by MN. Preference for experience with disease-prevention & control, corrections or institutional nursing, or mental health/psychiatric nursing. Skills in triage are desirable.

Other Requirements
One must possess a valid driver’s license & a reliable means of transportation for the performance of work responsibilities.

Company Information
SCOTT COUNTY MISSION STATEMENT: The mission of Scott County is to deliver quality public services to all citizens in an effective, professional, and efficient manner.

SCOTT COUNTY VALUES STATEMENT:
* Respect for the Dignity, Rights, and Values of Every Citizen
* Progressive and Visionary Leadership and Planning
* Fiscal Responsibility
* Open and Honest Communication
* Ethics and Integrity
* Employee Creativity and Innovation
* Team Work
* Positive Relations with the Community
* Excellence
* Environmental Responsibility

Scott County is currently one of Minnesota’s fastest growing counties; recent Metropolitan Council estimates indicate a population growth rate approaching 30 percent. Located in the southwestern region of the seven county metropolitan area (approximately 25 miles southwest of the city of Minneapolis), Scott County is characterized by a unique blend of the rural, suburban, and urban elements as well as its lakes, wetlands, and rolling terrain.

Boating - Public boat landings


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SCOTT COUNTY MISSION STATEMENT: The mission of Scott County is to deliver quality public services to all citizens in an effective, professional, and efficient manner.

SCOTT COUNTY VALUES STATEMENT:
* Respect for the Dignity, Rights, and Values of Every Citizen
* Progressive and Visionary Leadership and Planning
* Fiscal Responsibility
* Open and Honest Communication
* Ethics and Integrity
* Employee Creativity and Innovation
* Team Work
* Positive Relations with the Community
* Excellence
* Environmental Responsibility

Scott County is currently one of Minnesota’s fastest growing counties; recent Metropolitan Council estimates indicate a population growth rate approaching 30 percent. Located in the southwestern region of the seven county metropolitan area (approximately 25 miles southwest of the city of Minneapolis), Scott County is characterized by a unique blend of the rural, suburban, and urban elements as well as its lakes, wetlands, and rolling terrain.

Boating - Public boat landings are provided at Carl's (McMahon), Cedar, Fish, O'Dowd Lake, Spring Lake, and Prior Lake, as well as on the Minnesota River.

Regional Parks - Cleary Lake Regional Park features a nine-hole, Par 29 golf course; swimming; non-power boating; camping; trails; fishing; and picnic and playground areas. Murphy-Hanrehan Park Reserve features cross-country ski trails, horseback-riding trails, mountain-bike trails, snowmobile trails, pet trails, and turf-hiking trails. Spring Lake Regional Park is an undeveloped, 345-acre terrain with woodlands, marshes, and lakeshore.

Minnesota Valley Trail - when completed, will follow the Minnesota River from Ft. Snelling to the city of Le Sueur. The trail features picnicking, hiking, cross- country skiing, snowmobiling, individual and group camping, and horseback- riding trails.

Murphy's Landing - Murphy's Landing is an 87-acre, multi-national living museum depicting the life patterns of the people who lived in the Minnesota River Valley during the formative years of 1840-1890.

Snowmobiling - There are 105 miles of snowmobile trails in Scott County.

Bicycling – There are three trails in Scott County offering intermediate and advanced level riding - James Wilkie Unit, Murphy-Hanrehan Park Reserve, and Louisville Swamp.

Other Scott County Attractions include - Canterbury Downs – horseracing track, Mystic Lake Casino – casino gaming, Raceway Park – auto racing, Minnesota Renaissance Festival – festival offering a visit to medieval times, ValleyFair – amusement park.


How to apply:
http://www.scottcountymn.gov/jobs


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