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Correctional Nurses work with incarcerated patients and are employed by prisons and juvenile detention centers. Typical sample resumes for Correctional Nurses highlight work activities such as maintaining medical supplies, limiting the use of potentially dangerous instruments, assessing patient health condition and progress, administering treatments, and offering healthcare advice. Based on our collection of resumes, essential qualifications for this job are the ability to interact with inmates, independence as prison medical staff is often scarce, teamwork, and organization. Candidates for a Correctional Nurse job should be registered nurses and hold at least an Associate's Degree in nursing.

1

Correctional Nurse

Conducted triage care for inmates to determine direction of medical treatment. Provided medical treatment and personal care services.

  • Dressed wounds and removed staples or stitches.
  • Observed patients and reported adverse reactions to medication or treatment to medical personnel.
  • Administered monthly injections to inmates with cancer.
  • Monitored and administered medication to inmates on suicide watch.
  • Collected samples, such as urine, and blood from patients for testing. Also, started IV's.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
7
months
at this job
2

Correctional Nurse

Collaborated with primary care providers to ensure continuity, timeliness and appropriateness of care for all inmates.

  • Coordinated and administered medication, therapeutic agents and treatments to inmates.
  • Provided emergency first aid care, check and recorded all vital signs.
  • Overseen special pods of diabetics, mental health and prenatal.
  • Obtained specimens from inmates for diagnostic testing.
  • Recorded all care information concisely, accurately and completely in a timely manner in the appropriate format.
  • Promoted a therapeutic environment to ensure inmates were treated in a professional, ethical and tactful manner.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
3

Correctional Nurse

Provided care to an all-women's inmate facility

  • Accomplished interventions, assessments and administered medications to inmates
  • Educated inmates about primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention screenings
  • Accomplished interventions and assessments for surgical patients
  • Prioritized tasks
  • Assessed patients based on type of surgery to evaluate complications versus expected outcomes
Candidate Info
8
months in
workforce
8
months
at this job
BS
Nursing
MS
Nursing Education
4

Correctional Nurse

Collaborated with medical personnel to oversee medical concerns of a correctional facility housing over 1,000 inmates.

  • Administered medications, subcutaneous injections (PPDs and insulin), IM injections (Tetanus, Bicillin), flu vaccines, while maintaining medical records on the MAR.
  • Scheduled and administered EKGs to inmates and interpreted abnormal rhythms to physicians as needed.
  • Answered inmate questions concerning blood sugar, blood pressure, breathing treatments, medications, and responded to emergencies at inmate's dormitory rooms a while returning issues to the ER as necessary.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
Nursing
5

Correctional Nurse, Curran Fromhold Correctional Facility

Provided nursing services, treatments and diagnostic and preventative procedures appropriate for inmate care and safety.

  • Administered prescribed medications.
  • Instructed inmates concerning discharge planning.
  • Instructed and supervised correctional staff regarding inmate health care and needs.
  • Maintained accurate medical records.
  • Provided emergency first aid care and wound care.
  • Provided healthcare education for both inmates and correctional staff.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Nursing
MA
Nursing
6

Correctional Nurse

  • Provided nursing assessments and interventions including: medical, dental and psychiatric screening
  • Obtained health history, conducted drug and alcohol withdrawal assessments
  • Administered medications, collected specimens, monitored and documented treatment progress and patient response on over 60 patients each shift
  • Performed medical care for emergencies and prioritized care based on acuity
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
AS
Nursing
BS
Biopsychology
7

Correctional Nurse II

Organized admission and discharge procedure

  • Completed physical assessment of patient, educated patient on their health status
  • Distributed medicine to inmates in the cell house, inserted IV lines, drew blood for work up and administered IV medications and blood transfusions
  • Performed wound care
  • Functioned as an emergency room nurse at the [company name] Infirmary.
  • Served as a night supervisor
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
AS
Nursing
BS
Nursing
8

Correctional Nurse/ Sick Call Nurse

Provided compassionate medical surgical evaluation and case management of the women inmates as a sick-call nurse

  • Managed culturally appropriate health assessments and care planning for all female inmates, who presented with complaints of all types of medical surgical illnesses.
  • Provide Education on disease processes, medical-surgical procedures and other aspects of therapeutic regimens, including medication, crisis intervention, triage, patient advocacy, Ob-gyn assessments, and pain management techniques.
  • Participated in the integration of clinical, human, financial, within security resources to enhance and complete the decision making process.
  • Managed leadership in coordination of multidisciplinary health care for integrated delivery of patient care services.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
BA
Nursing
MA
Theology
9

Correctional Nurse

Developed and maintained quality care systems and standards, including but not limited to, creating and improving medical protocols/guidelines.

  • Assessed patients in active withdrawal and provided interventions to manage withdrawal symptoms.
  • Provided education to patients on: detox and withdrawal, medications, addiction, recovery, coping skills and community resources.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.
  • Organize, update, and maintain 100 patient charts and confidential files.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Nicaragua For Preceptorship
10

Independent Contactor Correctional Nurse

Provided safe nursing care for inmates with various medical conditions.

  • Administered medications, performed assessments, treatments and patient teaching.
  • Documented and maintained medical records.
  • Reported significant changes to attending physician and or lead nurse.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
Voc
Nursing

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