RN – Infectious Disease Control – Otay Mesa Detention Center

at CoreCivic (view profile)
Location SAN DIEGO, California
Date Posted August 31, 2020
Category Registered Nurse (RN)
Job Type Full Time


Salary range - $110,240 - $ 121,264


Graduate from an approved school of nursing with a CA RN license

Three (3) years professional experience in infection prevention and control and/or TB care

Must possess CPR/BLS certification

Minimum age requirement: Must be at least 21 years of age

Valid Drivers License


5 years experience in infection control/prevention

Strong Clinical Skills

Correctional nursing experience


CoreCivic is currently seeking Registered Nurses – Infectious Disease who have a passion for providing the highest quality care in an institutional setting. The Registered Nurse – Infectious Disease 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. Implements activities related to infection prevention and control, tuberculosis (TB) case management, contact and outbreak investigations, and infection prevention training.
  • Develops, implements, and monitors all associated tasks and duties related to TB case management, including, but not limited to tracking, documenting, and ensuring completeness of clinical, diagnostic, and treatment information; facilitates referrals for transnational continuity of care; reporting; and liaises with public health agencies. 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 nursing care provided by licensed vocational/practical nursing staff and non-licensed medical staff.
Company Culture & Perks

Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee with over 70 facilities nationwide, CoreCivic is the leader in partnership corrections with a growing presence in:

CoreCivic Safety, We operate safe, secure facilities that provide high-quality services and effective reentry programs that enhance public safety;CoreCivic Properties, We offer innovative and flexible real estate solutions that provide value to the government and the people they serve;CoreCivic Community, We deliver proven and innovative practices in settings that help people obtain employment, successfully reintegrate into society and keep communities safe.

With opportunities in correctional security, education, and healthcare, CoreCivic has a position that's perfect for you. Each CoreCivic facility is like a small town. Our correctional facilities feature kitchens, dining halls, places of worship, classrooms, vocational training centers, health care clinics, recreational areas, housing units, administrative offices and more. Working together, we provide hundreds of services and perform countless tasks every day. Teamwork is a way of life for CoreCivic employees and how we are able to provide the industry's highest quality safety and security around the clock. CoreCivic offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes Health, Dental, Vision, Life, PTO, Paid Holidays, 401(k) with company match and paid training!



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