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Registered Nurse - Wilkes-Barre,PA

  1. Job# 2030 (Immediate Start)
  2. Shifts: 7a - 7:30p or 7p - 7:30a (Mandatory 36 hour per week and every third weekend required at minimum) 
  3. Contract Only: Length 13 weeks or 6 months

Responsibilities:

  • Working with incarcerated offenders
  • Delivering medications to offenders in medication lines, infirmaries, specialized cell houses  
  • Deal with individuals with a range of moods and behaviors, utilizing tactfulness and a congenial, personal manner 
  • Assist in planning and implementing individual treatment programs in the Health Care Unit and housing unit by utilizing available resources and consulting with registered nurses, physicians and correctional officers.
  • Take vital signs (temperature, pulse, respiration and blood pressure)

RN Requirements:

  • Degree in Nursing
  • Recent first aid and CPR certification
  • Current RN license in the state of PA(Compact OK)
  • Willingness to work evenings and weekends
  • Exceptional staff training and customer service skills 

Experience:

  • One year experience as a Correctional Nursing(will train the right person)   
  • Acute Care

Pay rate:

  • LPN $22 to $25 per hour
  • RN $27 to $29 per hour
  • $2 Night Shift & Weekend Differential


WTS Healthcare  is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and we hope that you apply. We look forward to working with you!