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    Why work for the Federal Bureau of Prisons?

    You can have a meaningful career with an agency that truly values a diverse workforce. In our agency, you’ll find a diverse workforce employed from entry level jobs to senior management positions. We protect public safety by ensuring that federal offenders serve their sentences of imprisonment in facilities that are safe, humane, cost efficient, appropriately secure, and provides reentry programing to ensure their successful return to the community. Our employees at federal correctional facilities are "correctional workers first" and perform correctional work regardless of their specific occupation.

    Our long-standing culture of being a close-knit family sets us apart from other agencies - at the BOP you don't just get to know your co-workers, you make life long friends.

    We have many facilities located throughout the nation: 122 institutions, 6 regional offices, a headquarters, 2 staff training academies, and 26 residential reentry management offices.

    The representative rate for this position is $81,302 per annum ($38.96 per hour).

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    The Nurse Specialist has responsibility in a Bureau of Prisons (BOP) Federal Medical Center (FMC) and functions primarily as a consultant for Health Services staff for federal inmates with acute and chronic wounds. This will include comprehensive wound care assessment and management of acute and stable chronic wound care related health problems. Emphasis will be placed on patient education, patient counseling, continuity of care, health promotion and maintenance, disease prevention and management. Patient management decisions will be made in collaboration with physicians and established clinical guidelines. They provide a comprehensive wound care assessment for patient’s referred for consultation, treatment, and management in order to identify wound etiology, formulate goals (healing, maintenance, stabilization, or palliative) and a plan of care in collaboration with the primary provider and the inmate.

    Along with all other correctional institution employees, incumbent is charged with responsibility for maintaining security of the institution. The staff correctional responsibilities precede all others required by this position and are performed on a regular and recurring basis.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Travel may be required for training and/or work related issues.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    This announcement is open to the following:
    • BOP Employees in the local commuting area (Internal Employees/Agency Employees Only)
    • DOJ Surplus and Displaced (CTAP) Employees in the LCA.
    Duty Location: FMC Rochester, MN

    Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/491413100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.