What does the Nurse do in the Jails? The medical clinics in the jails are set up as ambulatory care facilities. Registered Nurses perform physical assessments and triage care according to nursing protocols. The Licensed Practical Nurses administer unit dose medications; provide wound care management and diabetes care management. Correctional Health Technicians assist the providers and nurses to maintain high standards of care.
When do the benefits become available? The benefits become
available the first of the month following your date of hire.
Is placement in the salary range on the announcements quoted according to your
experience? Yes, experience, higher education and certifications are
important to have and will be taken into consideration with price quotes once
you are offered a position. All your information that you want counted toward
the salary calculation must be included in your on-line application.
Is there more than 1 shift? Yes, CHS facilities are open 24
hours, 7 days a week. Some facilities have 12-hour shifts while
others have 8-hour shifts available. Staff employees rotate weekends.
Is there security available on the off shifts? Yes, the
detention staff accompanies all nursing and medical staff during all healthcare
interventions. Additionally, facilities security staff are available for escort.
Do you need Correctional experience to work at Maricopa County
Correctional Health Services? No.
Patient Satisfaction Survey Results
Director of Nursing, Kay Wingate, states "other jails and prisons wouldn’t even consider surveying their patients; we survey ours and are able to document what we know about our patient care - we provide excellent care and our patients appreciate it! ....More Details