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Vacancy Announcement - Registered Nurse

Red Lake Criminal Justice Complex


Registered Nurse

Red Lake Criminal Justice Complex

Redlake, MN 56671

(218) 679-4284

Open: June 6, 2011

Closes: Friday, June 17th, 2011

Primary Function:

Responsible for coordinating and providing health services for inmates and staff at the Red Lake Detention. Fulltime position w/ benefits, reporting to the Detention Administrator. This position has no supervisory responsibility.

Essential Responsibilities & Duties:

• Assist the Comprehensive Health Nursing Department in developing health policies that meet the federal guidelines for both inmates and staff

• Provides a health appraisal for each inmate within 14 days of their admission

• Holds sick call to screen inmates for medical complaints

• Manage daily prescribed and over the counter medicals for inmates through training and supervising of CO’s in medication delivery

• Provide follow-up for inmates who have ongoing chronic health needs

• Responsible for serving as a health resource and providing health education for inmates and staff

• Assist Detention staff in coordinating health information necessary to receiving or discharging facilities as needed

• Initiate a health record for all inmates and document medical and nursing services provided to each inmate

• Responsible for helping to establish channels of communication which facilitate referrals and follow-up in order to meet the health needs of the inmates

• Responsible for attending staff meetings and other program meetings as assigned

• Responsible for submitting PCC forms weekly to the Community Health Nursing Office for dates entry

• Responsible for preparing and submitting a monthly report to Community Health Nursing and other reports as requested

• Performs other duties as assigned


• Associate or BSN degree in Nursing with a current Minnesota nursing license

• Knowledge of the mission statement, program requirements and policy of the overall health care delivery system of Comprehensive Health Services

• Knowledge of professional community health nursing principles, practices and procedures in providing services

• Knowledge and applied skill in utilizing concepts of adult education

• Knowledge of the culture and customs of Indian people and have the ability to generate an appreciation of cultural differences

• Knowledge of drugs and biological and the desired effect in the treatment of disease as well ad undesired side effects

• Knowledge of an ability to provide counseling in preventive and chronic health care to individuals by guidance in nutrition, mental health, common diseases and wellness

• Knowledge of quality assurance and evaluation process

• Posses a current driver’s license and proof of car insurance

To Apply: Applications w/ related documents are accepted at Red Lake Human Resources Department - P.O. Box 546, Red Lake, MN 56671 – Phone: (218) 679-1847 or 679-1848 Fax: (218) 679-4176 Email:


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