Correctional Nurse Resume Samples

The job description of a Correctional Nurse is to examine, treat and diagnose incarcerated patients. The day-to-day activities mentioned on the Correctional Nurse Resume revolve around the following – performing all nursing tasks just like a normal nurse working at medical establishment, providing adequate health care after assessing the patient needs, treating inmates, maintaining proper safety protocols, monitoring medical supplies, learning to limit the use of dangerous materials like scalpels or intravenous drips; monitoring patient’s progress, maintaining disease clinic and documenting in detail the patient’s medical history.

The most essential qualities listed on the resume for this post include – nursing skills, the ability to deal and interact patiently with inmates, teamwork, and attention to details. While numerous education paths may lead to becoming a Correctional Nurse, most of the aspiring students aiming to join this service normally possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing and hold as well a licensed practice certificate.

Correctional Nurse/Supervisor Resume

Summary : To obtain a permanent, full time position as a Licensed Practical Nurse where reach top nursing care performance utilizing advance nursing practices, medical methods and techniques. Currently interested in new opportunities and a change in environment within scope of practice.

Skills : Phlebotomy, Computer.

Description :

    1. Reviewing the physical, psychological, dental and safety needs of inmates incarcerated in the county jail.
    2. Assisting Correctional Officers and Jail Administration during the intake process of prisoners to evaluate healthcare needs and placement of inmates due to medical, psych, safety, infectious disease, etc.
    3. Performing complete History and Physicals for every Inmate entered into the facility as required by State regulations.
    4. Responsible for Intake History and Physicals within the given amount of time set by state regulations, 14-day assessments.
    5. Reviewing current medications to obtain orders from the on-call physician for medication approval while the patient is incarcerated.
    6. Working with outside primary care providers and or specialists to obtain medical records and scheduling appointments for patients requiring treatment from OBGYN, Oncology, etc.
    7. Ensuring these appointments are necessary within facility approval, availability of transportation, cost, and security.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma


Correctional Nurse/Technician Resume

Objective : Seeking a position as a Registered Nurse in having all the due competence in administering medical procedures and ability to work in a stress oriented, fast paced medical work environment.

Skills : Computer Proficency, Adaptability, Process Improvement,.

Description :

    1. Assists in planning individual treatment programs by utilizing available resources in planning care and consults with nurses, physicians and correctional officers.
    2. Assist in implementing individual treatment programs in the Health Care Unit and, as necessary, in housing units.
    3. Implements clinical and technical aspects of care in accordance with established policies and procedures.
    4. Implements medical plan through administering medications and intervention in accordance with physician instructions.
    5. Document nursing encounters and inmate response, effectiveness, complications, etc., and communicates information to supervisory personnel and physicians, in accordance with physician orders.
    6. Observes, records and reports symptoms, reactions, and changes in the condition of inmates.Uses available in-house resource personnel and departments for treatment/consultation.
    7. Carries out designated nursing procedures.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma


Sr. Correctional Nurse Resume

Summary : Enthusiastic LPN Abilities Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with an eye for detail. Extremely productive in a high volume, high stress environment. Proficient in computer software. Excellent team player as well as independent worker.

Skills : Computers, IT, Bilingual, Medical Billing.

Description :

    1. Maintaining a professional nursing attitude at all times.
    2. Using factual data and sound independent judgment in meeting the responsibilities and performing the duties of a staff nurse.
    3. Maintaining security of all medical records.
    4. Advising Health Services, Administrator and charge nurse if these situations arise.
    5. Ensuring strict compliance with all applicable pharmacy regulations.
    6. Monitoring physical safety requirements for inmate/patients and staff to ensure a safe working environment.
    7. Complete sick calls, suicide watches and detox checks on inmates who need them, Contact provider with any concerns.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Nursing

Correctional Nurse/Consultant Resume

Summary : Dedicated, enthusiastic nurse with three years corrections background looking to expand the horizon. Working every aspect - from intake to release, from ordering medicines to medical emergencies.

Skills : BLS CPR.

Description :

    1. Conduct assessments of incoming population and coordinate medical care.
    2. Reviewed medical records to identify medical concerns and report to medical providers for identified medical needs to provide continuity of care.
    3. Responsible for basic nursing principles and techniques, facility, unit, and organization and standard operational procedures.
    4. Consults or advises patient and family per departmental guidelines.
    5. Provides oversight regarding patient care to nursing staff.
    6. Implement the nursing process, making critical decisions on nursing judgment and reasoning while systematically meeting patient needs.
    7. Professional and caring approach to dealing with patients and families effectively delivering services in an organized and timely manner.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
MS In Nursing

Correctional Nurse III Resume

Objective : Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with an eye for detail. Extremely productive in a high volume, high stress environment. Proficient in computer software. Excellent team player as well as independent worker.

Skills : Bilingual Spanish, Bilingual Spanish, Customer Service, Computer Skills.

Description :

    1. Initiate the admission process and assist with the identification of recurrent health problems, symptoms and behavioral changes of the inmates.
    2. Collect pertinent data through observation, interview, and other members of the health team and communicate changes in the inmate condition to other inmate care providers.
    3. Record all data obtained through assessment in the inmate's medical record.
    4. Assist in the formation of a written plan, in identifying both short-term and long-term timed measurable goals with anticipated behavioral changes.
    5. Assist in setting priorities when planning care to meet the inmate's needs.
    6. Assist physician in minor medical/surgical procedures.
    7. Transcribe and post all therapeutic orders generated by the physician.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Nursing

Correctional Nurse II Resume

Headline : Dedicated LPN with an extraordinary work ethic and strong patient service record. Adept at fostering and sustaining open and productive professional relationships with physicians, patients, family members and other medical staff.

Skills : Vital Signs, Assessment, Medication Administration.

Description :

    1. Performed ordered treatments and procedures in accordance with the organization and nursing practice policies and procedures.
    2. Notified local, state and federal authorities about reportable diseases as required.
    3. Planned, implemented, managed and evaluated infection prevention and control activities.
    4. Educated individuals and groups about the risk, prevention, transmission, and control of infection, disease-specific care, appropriate precautions, and appropriate assessments.
    5. Investigated, managed and conducted surveillance of suspected and confirmed outbreaks of infection.
    6. Developed, coordinated and evaluated inmate population health services with evidence-based interventions.
    7. Manage medication administration for up to 200 inmates.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Public Health

Correctional Nurse I Resume

Headline : Dedicated, enthusiastic nurse with three years corrections background looking to expand the horizon. Working every aspect - from intake to release, from ordering medicines to medical emergencies, have been a part of a dedicated team where safety and patient dignity are held to the highest standards.

Skills : MS Office, MS Excel.

Description :

    1. Coordinated and administered medication, therapeutic agents and treatments to inmates.
    2. Provided emergency first aid care, check and recorded all vital signs.
    3. Overseen special pods of diabetics, mental health and prenatal.
    4. Obtained specimens from inmates for diagnostic testing.
    5. Recorded all care information concisely, accurately and completely in a timely manner in the appropriate format.
    6. Promoted a therapeutic environment to ensure inmates were treated in a professional, ethical and tactful manner.
    7. Monitored and administered medication to inmates on suicide watch.
    8. Dressed wounds and removed staples or stitches.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Practical Nursing

Correctional Nurse II Resume

Objective : Highly qualified Correctional Nurse with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects.

Skills : Medical Assistant, Medical Coordinator.

Description :

    1. Administered medication, therapeutic agents and treatments to inmates.
    2. Provided emergency first aid care, check and record vital signs.
    3. Obtained specimens from inmates for diagnostic testing.
    4. Recorded all care information concisely, accurately and completely in a timely manner in the appropriate format.
    5. Promoted a therapeutic environment to ensure inmates were treated in a professional, ethical and tactful manner.
    6. Dressed wounds and removed staples or stitches.
    7. Observed patients and reported adverse reactions to medication or treatment to medical personnel.
    8. Administered monthly injections to inmates.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Licensed Practical Nurse

Associate Correctional Nurse Resume

Summary : Enthusiastic LVN with excellent people skills and dedicated work ethic. Demonstrated medical procedure competency. Responsible LPN with excellent communication skills demonstrated by 15 years of experience in healthcare.

Skills : Medical Assistant, Nursing Supervisor.

Description :

    1. Assessed need for, ordered, obtained and interpreted appropriate lab tests.
    2. Conducted mandated health screenings, physicals, and assessments and Ensured external follow-up where required.
    3. Examined patients and dispensed contraceptives and other medications as needed.
    4. Pharmacological and non-pharmacological management and treatment of various disorders and diseases.
    5. Performed lab tests and communicated results.
    6. Liaised between patients and physicians to ensure patient comprehension of treatment plans.
    7. Perform daily clinics monitoring individuals with chronic illnesses such as diabetes, hypertension or respiratory conditions.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Diploma Of Nursing

Correctional Nurse II Resume

Objective : Experienced LPN for 30+years with strong clinical and people skills. Responsible with excellent communication skills demonstrated by many years of experience in healthcare. Enthusiastic LPN with excellent people skills and dedicated work ethic.

Skills : Nurse Supervisor, Nursing Assistant.

Description :

    1. Assessed need for, ordered, obtained and interpreted appropriate lab tests.
    2. Primary care, assessment and evaluation of adult patients.
    3. Examined patients and dispensed treatments and other medications as needed.
    4. Pharmacological and non-pharmacological management and treatment of various disorders and diseases.
    5. Self-directed with astute judgment skills.
    6. Effective counseling in health maintenance and disease management.
    7. Processed monthly reports for department performance.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Nursing

Correctional Nurse Resume

Summary : To acquire a position as a licensed practical nurse, where I can utilize experiences, learn from others and become a part of your team.

Skills : MS Office, MS Excel.

Description :

    1. Provide general care and treatments to inmates with psychiatric and medical illnesses.
    2. Administer medications including insulin injections.
    3. Document medication administration using appropriate forms.
    4. Orient inmates concerning medications and their use.
    5. Report changes in inmates' medical conditions and behavior to doctors, psychiatrists, and social workers.
    6. Served as a transport officer for transporting inmates and relief police dispatch during downtime.
    7. Remained employed after the closure of the jail as a Resource Officer.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Information Technology