Registered Nurse – West Tennessee Detention Center

at CoreCivic (view profile)
Location MASON, Tennessee
Date Posted August 26, 2020
Category Registered Nurse (RN)
Job Type Full Time


TN RN Nursing license or "compact" multi state license
A valid driver's license is required.
Must be at least 21 years of age.
Graduate from an accredited college or university nursing program
Applicant must be a US citizen per facility contract

$63,294 – $69,617 USD



Medical Ins.
Dental Ins.
Vision Ins.
Life Ins.

Salary will be modified by a tiered salary increase based on years of experience and Shift Differentials for nights and weekends.

12-hour shifts

CORRECTIONAL NURSING! Best Kept Secret in Nursing

At CoreCivic, we do more than manage inmates, we care for people. West Tennessee Detention Center is currently seeking Registered Nurses who have a passion for providing the highest quality care in an institutional setting. The Registered Nurse (RN) plans and provides comprehensive nursing care including, but not limited to, executing Licensed Independent Provider’s orders, dispensing and administering medications, and assisting Licensed Independent Provider in examinations and treatment of patients. Applies nursing and supervisory techniques required in the care, treatment and referrals of inmates/residents. Performs all technical/clinical procedures within the scope of his/her education and licensure.

The successful candidate should be able to perform ALL of the following functions at a pace and level of performance consistent with the actual job performance requirements.

Apply appropriate nursing skills in the area and treatment of inmates/residents.
Attend sick call with the physician to see inmates/residents; prepare a list of inmates/residents to be examined; prepare examining room and equipment.
Examine and assess new inmates/residents with illnesses or injuries or inmates/residents who become ill or injured; refer inmates/residents to the emergency room or other appropriate healthcare facilities as required by their condition.
Perform emergency procedures as needed and notify Licensed Independent Provider for treatment orders.
Provide guidance, supervise and monitor the nursing care provided by licensed vocational/practical nursing staff and non-licensed medical staff.
Graduate from an accredited college, university or nursing program with a degree/diploma in nursing.
Must possess current licensure in the state of employment.
One year of professional nursing experience preferred. A valid driver's license is required.

Minimum age requirement: Must be at least 21 years of age. CoreCivic is a Drug-Free Workplace & EOE–M/F/Vets/Disabled.

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