LOCATION ALERT: These positions are located at the Arizona State Prison Complex - Lewis which is located between Buckeye and Gila Bend; this is 55 miles from central Phoenix.
The Arizona Department of Corrections, Rehabilitation & Reentry (ADCRR) is looking for a dedicated Correctional Occupational Health Registered Nurse to ensure the health and safety of our workforce. The main focus of this position is the promotion of health, prevention of illness and injury, and protection from work-related and environmental hazards.
- Monitors industrial injuries/illnesses to facilitate a safe, healthy work environment and contribute to the recovery
- Abides by regulations mandated by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Bloodborne Pathogen Standards
- Maintains OSHA Log in compliance with guidelines
- Provides Tuberculosis (TB) skin testing and Hepatitis B immunizations, monitors and follows-up with inoculations and tests to all department staff
- Conducts in-depth investigations of occupational exposure incidents, communicable disease control and prevention, and case management
- Maintains confidentiality of medical records and information by Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) laws
- Ensures compliance with the Return to Work program by providing case management for employees in need of Modified Duty or Temporary Work Assignment(s) (TWA)
- Ensures compliance with the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), verifies that appropriate medical documentation meets requirements, and provides case management
- Recognizes and identifies workplace hazards by analyzing, tracking, and reporting data
- Drives on State business
- Performs other duties appropriate to the assignment
- Occupational Health Nursing standards of practice
- General public health programs and sciences
- Federal and state laws, rules, and regulations governing occupational health nursing preventative medicine
- Transmission and methods of control of communicable diseases
- Case management for occupational and non-occupational illnesses and injuries
- Personal computer operation and software programs such as Microsoft, Excel, and Google Suite, sufficient to perform daily tasks
- Written and verbal communication
- Training and conducting formal/informal presentations
- Reading and interpreting federal, state, and Arizona Board of Nursing agency rules, regulations, and procedures
- Building and maintaining interpersonal relationships
- Work in a prison environment
- Investigate, assess, and monitor occupational injuries/incidents
- Maintain confidentiality of occupational health records
- Conduct research and prepare reports
- Minimum of three (3) full years of nursing experience related to infection control, public/employee health, or general acute nursing care
Must possess an active Arizona Registered Nurse (RN) license or a Compact State license with multi-state privileges. Candidates must provide a license number on their resume and furnish a copy of the license at the time of the interview, AND have a current Basic Life Support/Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (BLS/CPR) certification.
Requires possession of, and ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver’s license appropriate to the assignment. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver’s license record checks, must maintain acceptable driving records, and must complete any required driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12).
We offer an excellent and affordable comprehensive benefits package to meet the needs of our employees:
- Vacation and sick days with 10 paid holidays per year
- Robust and affordable insurance plan to include medical, dental, life, short-term and long-term disability options
- Exceptional retirement program
- Optional employee benefits such as deferred compensation plans, credit union membership, and a wellness program
- An incentivized commuter club and public transportation subsidy program
SALARY: The salary will be established based on full years of experience. Candidates who are job offered shall complete the State of Arizona Application for Employment form to document the applicable experience and determine placement in the salary matrix.
For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page
Positions in this classification participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS).
Enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of employment.
Current ADCRR Employees: Consult with your respective Human Resources Liaison if you are in a different retirement plan than the one indicated above.
Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting 602-255-2430.
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.