NURSE CLINICIAN 2
|Posted||35 days ago - Tuesday, March 19, 2019|
Starting salary is $65,062 - $68,161 annually, plus an $1.00/hr add-on ($3.00 for certain locations in Milwaukee and Dodge Co), plus benefits. Pay upon appointment for current or former State employees may vary and will be in accordance with the Compensation Plan, Statutes, and Administrative Code. Candidates new to state service are eligible for a sign-on bonus of $1,000. We also offer weekend schedules. This position is in pay schedule/range 11-02. A 12 month probationary period is required. Registration or eligibility for registration as a Registered Nurse in the State of Wisconsin. Adriana Sierra, HR Assistant Advanced, 608-240-5504 Adriana.firstname.lastname@example.org Are you dedicated to the care, restoration, health, and treatment of patients? Do you believe that every person has intrinsic value and the right to health care? Are you committed to fostering an environment of excellence, integrity, respect, and security? Consider the field of correctional nursing!The Department of Corrections is accepting Nurse Clinician 2 applications on a continuous basis for positions located throughout the state. Eligible candidates will be placed on an employment register for 6 months and will be invited to interview for vacant positions as they occur.We have facilities in the following cities and counties: Columbia Correctional Institution, Portage (Columbia County) Dodge Correctional Institution, Waupun (Dodge County) Fox Lake Correctional Institution, Fox Lake (Dodge County) Chippewa Valley Correctional Treatment Facility, Chippewa Falls (Chippewa County) Green Bay Correctional Institution, Green Bay (Brown County) Jackson Correctional Institution, Black River Falls (Jackson County) Kettle Moraine Correctional Institution, Plymouth (Sheboygan County) Milwaukee Secure Detention Facility, Milwaukee (Milwaukee County) New Lisbon Correctional Institution, New Lisbon (Juneau County) Oakhill Correctional Institution, Oregon (Dane County) Oshkosh Correctional Institution, Oshkosh (Winnebago County) Racine Correctional Institution, Sturtevant (Racine County) Redgranite Correctional Institution, Redgranite (Waushara County) Racine Youthful Offender Correctional Facility, Racine (Racine County) Robert E. Ellsworth Correctional Center, Racine (Racine County) Stanley Correctional Institution, Stanley (Chippewa County) Taycheedah Correctional Institution, Fond du Lac (Fond du Lac County) Waupun Correctional Institution, Waupun (Dodge County) Wisconsin Secure Program Facility, Boscobel (Grant County) Prairie du Chien Correctional Institution, Prairie du Chien (Crawford County) Lincoln Hills School, Irma (Lincoln) Nurses hired on a full-time basis with the Department of Corrections will enjoy: Immediate coverage in the Wisconsin Retirement System 3 weeks vacation 4 1/2 paid personal holidays each year 9 paid legal holidays Weekend/Shift differential Work hours that meet your needs Health Plans available to meet your needs at reasonable premiums $1000 sign-on bonus for employees new to state service or who have not held a position within the last 5 years Sick leave. Unused sick time converted to extended health care benefits on retirement New employee orientation Supplemental retirement savings programsApplicants interested in specific information concerning benefits should visit the Wisconsin Department of Employee Trust Funds website. Part-time employees will receive some of the benefits listed above on a prorated basis. Applicants only interested in part-time employment of less than 60% may not be eligible for The Wisconsin Retirement System or insurance benefits. Position Summary: This position is responsible for providing professional nursing care to inmate patients in both ambulatory and infirmary settings, providing patient assessment and treatment, assisting physicians in providing medical services, managing medications, providing emergency care, and maintaining medical records. In addition, the Nurse Clinician 2 is expected to participate in educational programs for staff and patients and participate in activities to maintain her/his nurse competency at a minimun profient level. Special Notes: Registration as a Registered Nurse in the State of Wisconsin at time of employment. Registration as a Registered Nurse in another state or reciprocating state. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the United States (i.e., a citizen or national of the U.S., a lawful permanent resident, an alien authorized to work in the U.S. without DOC sponsorship) at the time of application. The Department of Corrections will conduct criminal background checks on applicants prior to selection. Upon hire, all new DOC employees are subject to fingerprinting. The Department of Corrections may conduct pre-employment drug screens. Any applicant who is offered employment in a position which requires a pre-employment drug screen must pass the screen as a contingency to employment. Applicants who fail or refuse the drug screen will not be given further consideration for employment. For more information about healthcare careers with the Wisconsin Department of Corrections, please click here. Qualifications: Qualified applicants will have training or experience:Applying nursing practice in meeting specific needs of patients, including emergency care Working effectively with other disciplines in a team relationship Working with a multi-ethnic, multi-cultural population. How To Apply: Interested applicants will apply on-line via Wisc.Jobs. Click on Log In to access your existing Wisc.Jobs account, complete a Job Search for keyword 18-00355, and click on Apply Now. Applicants new to Wisc.Jobs will need to create a new account to complete an initial application and then apply on-line. You will be sent an e-mail by the system confirming that the assessment process has been completed. This information will also appear in your Wisc.Jobs job cart. Application materials will be accepted on a continuous basis. All candidates determined to be eligible will be placed on a register for 6 months and will be invited to interview for vacant positions as they occur. At time of interview, please be prepared to bring your current resume, copy of your current CPR card, copy of your current registered nurse license (or proof of application for temporary licensure in the state of Wisconsin), and other documentation that supports your professional practice.Permanent classified state employees who are eligible for consideration (transfer, voluntary demotion, or former employees as a reinstatement) must complete the application process in order to be considered.