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Nursing Supervisor 2

  • 500306
  • Full-time


Committed to rehabilitating Arizona’s youth

The mission of the Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections (ADJC) 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.



Job Location:

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:

 Adobe Mountain School

2800 W. Pinnacle Peak Rd.

Phoenix, AZ. 85027

Posting Details:

Salary: $90,000.00 annually

Grade: N2

Work Hours: 4 days a week/10 hours a day with three consecutive days off

Shift Available:

5:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.


Job Summary:

We are seeking a Nursing Supervisor 2 who will be responsible for daily management of the health unit in ensuring nursing services are provided to the patients, overseeing patient-care, assigning and monitoring staff nurses, clerical and medical records and identifying and implementing quality improvements, coordinating care given by the health providers, dental services and psychiatrist, under the direction of the Nursing Program Administrator. At ADJC you will have the ability to mentor and collaborate with nurses in a team oriented environment. Additionally the Nursing Supervisor will have the unique opportunity to work in behavioral health, public health, and emergency response settings at the Adobe Mountain School.

Job Duties:

-Supervise Health Unit staff and activities of the Health Unit
-Prepare work schedules/time sheets
-Prepare staff evaluations: conduct one on one conferences with each staff
-Interview prospective employees
-Prepare statistical reports
-Supervise ADJC employees’ yearly tuberculosis (TB) vaccine screening program
-Provide direct patient care including administration of vaccines and phlebotomy
-Serve as the resource person for staff
-Maintain sanitation, disposal of hazardous waste, emergency trauma bags/kits and ensure supplies are adequate and up to date.
-Monitor budget to include initiating Purchase Order requests
-Ensure quality improvement audits are performed encompassing examination/reviews of medical charts
-Monitor and report security sharps, medications, and keys
-Administers and reads yearly tuberculosis (TB) skin tests to include reporting/recording vaccine results into confidential database
-Management of the patients in the Health Unit
-Teach health related classes for patients and/or staff
-Performs/administers First Aid and CPR to patients, staff and visitors
-Report all industrial injuries within required time frame
-Attends staff meetings/facility meetings
-Performs related work as required

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Knowledge of:
-Emergency procedures, including Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation/First Aid (CPR/First Aid)
-Assessment/Evaluation of physical and mental health needs; triage and prioritize those needs appropriately

-All aspects of medication administration including monitoring for side effects
-Excellent documentation skills
-Medications, Nursing techniques, methods, procedures and protocols
-Proper administration and reading all tuberculosis (TB) vaccinations and results
-Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act (HIPAA) rules/regulations
-Administer Immunizations per protocol and current Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines

Skill in:
-Oral and written communication
-Interpersonal relations/crisis management/communication
-Budget Control
-Innovation and expansion of health unit programs with limited resources
-Organizing, planning and scheduling activities to meet needs of Health Unit and Staff work activities
-Adapting to change required by budget cutbacks and/or alterations in administrative structure
-Medical assessments/evaluation methods and practices including suicidality
-Medical records documentation
-Interpersonal skills which ensure positive interaction with other staff and patients
-Application of strict confidentiality pertaining to medical/health related information-received/heard
-Respond to emergency situations

Ability to:
-Act as a leader and resource person for the on duty health care team
-To observe security and precautions at all times and to assume responsibility for security of health unit area and equipment
-Work cooperatively with the patients, treatment team and medical staff
-Keep accurate and timely records and write reports
-Interpret and correctly implement health care provider’s orders
-Maintain strict confidentiality pertaining to medical/health related information - received/heard
-Work with all aspects of the Arizona Nurse Practice Act scope of practice

Selective Preference(s):

Experience in Personnel Management; experience with interpersonal relations/crisis management/communication; working in a medical, acute care, emergency/urgent care settings; working in a psychiatric setting

Bilingual skills in Spanish/English are preferred but not required.

Pre-Employment Requirements:

Also requires possession of, and ability to retain a current valid Arizona driver’s license. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver’s license records checks, must maintain acceptable driving records, and must complete any required driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12).

Must possess a Registered Nurse license without restrictions in the State of Arizona or one of the states that participates in the Nurse Interstate Licensing Compact

Must possess a current healthcare professional CPR card

Successful completion of a comprehensive background investigation, physical exam and drug test


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!

Benefits include:
-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

At the Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections, our Nursing Supervisor 2 will enjoy a healthy work life balance that includes employee wellness programs and flexible work schedules.

Employee Wellness:
-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

For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page


The Nursing Supervisor position participate in the Corrections Officer Retirement Plan (CORP).

-CORP Tier 3 is a Defined Contribution, 401 (a) retirement plan
-Employer matches contributions
-Contributions are made on a pre-taxed basis
-Employees can choose investments that suit their goals and risk tolerance
-Employees are fully vested after 3 years of service

Learn More:

To learn more about the Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections, please visit our website at: https://adjc.az.gov/.

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.


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.

Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.