Director of Nursing

Industry: Education, Government & Non-Profit

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Less than 5 years

Posted 64 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Since 2005, MTC Medical has provided quality medical, dental and mental-health services to men and women in our care. It's made a big difference in the lives of those individuals who are working hard to turn over a new leaf.

MTC Medical provides more than 14,500 men and women at 12 facilities with prompt, professional, quality health and dental care. MTC's certified doctors and high-level nurses provide excellent care and promote healthy lifestyles. Patients seen by MTC Medical staff are grateful for the prompt and caring service they receive.

Description

Management & Training Corporation (MTC) is working to secure a contract for the Jones County Processing Center in Anson, TX. Upon receipt of a contact, MTC anticipates providing all aspects of facility operations, including security, maintenance, administration, education, laundry, food, and medical services.

MTC is currently seeking candidates interested in a Director of Nursing position. This position is responsible for directing the management of nursing services and the supervision of the ancillary clinical staff in the medical unit. Responsible for executing physician's orders, dispensing and administering medications, and assisting physician in examinations and treatment of patients.


Other functions include:

  1. Monitor assigned medical unit and act as a clinical resource for staff.
  2. Monitor and assign duties to nursing personnel as appropriate to caseload, shift and unit.
  3. Assure adequate coverage on all shifts. Fill in as needed during periods of short staffing. Monitor call-ins and use of overtime. Assume on call status for staff problems. Assume on call status in absence of health services administrator.
  4. Conduct in-services, audits, chart reviews, statistical evaluations, and changes in policy or procedure.
  5. Provide oversight of sick call, medication administration, and other clinical activities.
  6. Coordinate and report referral of detainees to emergency services based on their medical condition.
  7. Assist the health services administrator in monitoring environmental sanitation, safety and health related issues by performing inspections and generating recommendations based on those inspections.
  8. Use or direct the use of appropriate sanitation methods ensuring adherence to all OSHA regulations.
  9. Utilize established corporate, facility and correctional policies and procedures in making decisions, but use sound independent judgment in meeting the responsibilities and performing the duties of the position.
  10. Practice advanced cost containment and utilization management for patient care and facility operations.
  11. Maintain absolute security and confidentiality of all medical records.
  12. Review medical files to determine all provided services are documented.
  13. Closely monitor illnesses.
  14. Audit pharmacy use for adherence to formulary and compliance with all pharmacy regulations.
  15. Conduct staff meetings; Promote communications and the proper flow of relevant information in the medical unit.

This position requires completion of an Accredited Registered Nursing program and a minimum of three (3) years professional registered nursing experience with one (1) year supervisory experience. Must be a licensed registered nurse in the state of Texas. US Citizenship is required. Must possess current CPR certification. Valid driver's license in the state of Texas with an acceptable driving record required, unless waived by management.