Committed to rehabilitating Arizona's youth!
CORRECTIONAL REGISTERED NURSE (CRN)
Adobe Mountain School
2800 W. Pinnacle Peak Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85027
Salary: $77,000.00 Annually
*Plus 20% Critical Services Premium Pay Stipend (Reflected in each paycheck, for the remainder of the current fiscal year ending on June 30, 2022)
15 % Critical Services Pay (Temporary payment which can be discontinued at any time)
The mission of the Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections is to rehabilitate seriously delinquent youth by providing appropriate and effective educational, treatment, pro-social and career training programs which will lead them to become productive law-abiding members of society.
MAKING A DIFFERENCE
The Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections (ADJC) is seeking nursing applicants who are passionate about their profession and who will be committed to making a difference in the lives of Arizona’s underserved youth. Whether you are just starting out in your nursing career, or if you are a seasoned healthcare professional, ADJC wants you to come join our talented and diverse health services team. At ADJC you will have the ability to mentor and collaborate with nurses in a team oriented environment. Additionally our nurses will have the unique opportunity to work in behavioral health, public health, and emergency response settings at the Adobe Mountain School.
The job functions of a Correctional Registered Nurse include, but are not limited to, the following:
Serving as a lead nurse and resource professional for the on-duty healthcare team
Providing direct patient and emergency care to youth
Conducting intake health screening evaluations for newly incarcerated youth
Evaluating youth submitted health concerns
Advising youth regarding health treatment procedures
Administering medications, and monitoring youth for potential adverse reactions
Monitoring, recording, and reporting changes in a youth’s vitals or health condition
Obtaining and processing blood, urine, or other sample specimens
Consulting and coordinating youth treatment plans with health services team members
Maintaining medical files and records
Ensuring medical supplies and equipment are stocked and accounted for
Assisting with annual tuberculosis (TB) skin tests and weekly Covid-19 testing
Performing other duties appropriate to the assignment
Applicants must possess a valid Registered Nurse Certification without restrictions in the State of Arizona or have a valid Registered Nurse Certification from a state that participates in the Interstate Nurse Licensure Compact.
Candidates must also have:
Emergency care procedures, including Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and First Aid
Basic nursing techniques, methods, and protocols
Specimen collection, including phlebotomy
Interpreting and implementing health care provider’s orders
Maintaining medical records
Respecting professional boundaries
Adhering to Department security protocols
Evaluating physical and mental health needs of youth, including signs of suicide
Working as part of a team health services team
Act as a leader and resource person for the on duty health care team
Follow Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) rules and regulations
Stay current with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines
Communicate medical treatment plans simply and clearly
Operate a computer and use basic Office suite software
Successfully pass an oral interview
Successfully clear a comprehensive background investigation, post job offer drug test, and medical/physical examination
Maintain a current healthcare professional CPR card
Possession of, and ability to retain, a current valid Arizona-issued driver license*
*Please note, employees who drive on state business are subject to driver license record checks, and must maintain an acceptable driving record, and will be required to complete any required driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12).
All new CRN employees will be provided two weeks of paid training. Training will be a mix of computer based training (CBT), classroom, and on-the-job training.
Training topics include, but are not limited to the following:
Incident Reporting Procedures
Radio Usage and Radio Codes
Security and Safety
The Adobe Mountain School is a secure care juvenile correctional facility for the custody, treatment, rehabilitation, and education of committed youth. The Adobe Mountain School is fully accredited as a public education agency or school district, and is located approximately 19 miles north of downtown Phoenix.
The facility is located at:
WORK LIFE BALANCE
At the Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections, our Correctional Registered Nurses will enjoy a healthy work life balance that includes employee wellness programs and flexible work schedules.
Health Impact Program: Earn up to $200 annually by participating in free preventative health screenings, immunizations, lifestyle/mindfulness classes, and physical activities
Employee Assistance Program (EAP): 12 free mental health counseling sessions per year, and available 24/7 support for work/life solutions, dependent/elder care, college planning, wills, legal guidance, financial resources, funeral planning and more
Flexible Work Hours:
Correctional Registered Nurses are currently assigned to work a “4-10” schedule, which requires working four ten hour days, with three consecutive days off.
Available shift differential pay for nurses assigned to 2nd or 3rd shift
Three available work shift options:
3rd Shift: 9pm - 7am
As an employee of the Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections you will be entitled to a comprehensive benefits package that can become effective as soon as two weeks after starting!
Paid sick leave, 12 days per year with no carryover limits
Paid vacation leave which includes 10 holidays per year
Competitive Health Plans including the Triple Choice Plan (TCP) provided by Blue Cross Blue Shield AZ and United Health Care
Delta Dental PPO and Cigna DHMO Dental Plans
Avesis Vision Plan
Additional benefits include:
Available 24/7 Telemedicine
Flexible Spending Accounts for eligible medical, dental, vision, and dependent care expenses
Long-Term Disability which pays pays 66⅔% of weekly pre-disability earnings
Optional Short-Term Disability which pays up to 66⅔% of your weekly pre-disability earnings
Life Insurance: $15,000 Basic Life and $15,000 Accidental Death and Dismemberment paid by the State
Optional Supplemental Life and Dependent Life Insurance available
Correctional Registered Nurse positions participate in the Corrections Officer Retirement Plan (CORP).
New members have the opportunity to define their contribution amount
Employer contributes a dollar-for-dollar match equal to 5% of a member's salary
Employees are fully vested after 3 years of service
Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting 602-364-1023. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.
ARIZONA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (AMS)
All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress. Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.
The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.