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Functions as a Supervisory Clinical Nurse within the Nursing Department at a Federal Medical Center for the Bureau of Prisons.
Responsible for guiding, directing and supervising patient care and the quality of work completed by nursing staff primarily made up of registered nurses.
Provides nursing expertise and leadership in medical/surgical, mental health and other specialty units throughout the institution.
Responsible for the quality and appropriateness of comprehensive nursing care provided to patients where nursing care is provided.
Monitors and evaluates nursing practice to promote consistency in performance and ensure safe patient care is provided.
Serves as a resource person to other nursing staff.
Supervises and monitors various inmate staffed health services programs functioning within the facility.
Responsible for developing and approving the quarterly nursing unit work schedule.
Participates in audits, program reviews and surveys by the institution, Bureau of Prisons, and the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.
Assures the components of the nursing process (assessment, diagnosis, planning, intervention, and evaluation) are carried out by nursing staff in all areas of responsibility.
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.
Occasional travel - Travel may be required for training and/or work related issues.
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