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Mission Statement

Correctional Health Services Department provides cost effective, evidence-based, medically necessary, integrated health care to patients in the County jails so they can proceed through the judicial system.

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  1. 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.

  2. When do the benefits become available? The benefits become available the first of the month following your date of hire.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. Do you need Correctional experience to work at Maricopa County Correctional Health Services? No.

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General Admin Hours
Mon-Fri: 8am-5pm
except holidays 

Maricopa County Correctional Health Services
Ph: 602-876-7100

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