Are you dedicated to the care, restoration, health, and treatment of patients? Do you believe that every person has intrinsic value and the right to health care? Are you committed to fostering an environment of excellence, integrity, respect, and security? Consider the field of correctional nursing!
The Department of Corrections is seeking Registered Nurses to work in limited term employment positions* at multiple institutions. Positions are available in minimum, medium and maximum secure facilities and the 16 correctional centers. Application materials are accepted on a continuous basis. Eligible applicants will have their applications kept on file for a period of 12 months and will be invited to interview for vacant positions as they occur.
Counties include: Brown, Chippewa, Columbia, Crawford, Dodge, Dane, Douglas, Fond du Lac, Grant, Jackson, Juneau, Kenosha, Lincoln, Milwaukee, Oneida, Outagamie, Racine, St. Croix, Sawyer, Sheboygan, Washara, and Winnebago.
*Temporary jobs are referred to as limited term employment (LTE). While limited term employment does not automatically lead to or enjoy the same benefits as permanent employment, these positions provide valuable work experience and an opportunity to explore different permanent job and career options at the Wisconsin Department of Corrections.
This position is responsible for providing skilled nursing care to offenders in both ambulatory and infirmary settings, providing patient assessment and treatment, assisting physicians in providing medical services, managing medications, providing emergency care, and maintaining medical records.
Applicants must be a Wisconsin resident be eligible for this recruitment.
Applicants must have a current Registered Nurse license issued by the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services or a multi-state license issued by a Nursing Licensure Compact (NLC/eNLC) state to be eligible for this recruitment.
Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the United States (i.e., a citizen or national of the U.S., a lawful permanent resident, an alien authorized to work in the U.S. without DOC sponsorship) at the time of application. The Department of Corrections will conduct criminal background checks on applicants prior to selection. Upon hire, all new DOC employees are subject to fingerprinting.
The Department of Corrections may conduct pre-employment drug screens. Any applicant who is offered employment in a position which requires a pre-employment drug screen must pass the screen as a contingency to employment. Applicants who fail or refuse the drug screen will not be given further consideration for employment.
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Qualified applicants will have training or experience:
- Applying nursing practice in meeting specific needs of patients, including emergency care
- Working effectively with other disciplines in a team relationship
- Working with a multi-ethnic, multi-cultural population.
How To Apply:
Apply with an application for State Employment form (DOA 15505l) a resume, and a copy of your Registered Nurse license.
Application materials may be scanned and e-mailed to Rebecca.Schoormann@wisconsin.gov or faxed to (608) 240-3343.
Applications materials may also be mailed to:
Attn: Rebecca Schoormann
Wisconsin Department of Corrections
Bureau of Personnel and Human Resources
PO Box 7925
Madison, WI 53707-7925