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REGISTERED NURSE (RN) in Aurora at The GEO Group, Inc.

Date Posted: 9/22/2022

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Aurora
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    9/22/2022
  • Job ID:
    34827/38065/203622

Job Description

Facility: AURORA ICE PROCESSING CENTER

Pay: $36.67 hr.

Bonus (if applicable): 

H&W: $4.23 hr. This position is eligible to receive a Health & Welfare Benefit Rate per hour on all hours paid up to 40 hours per week and not to exceed 2,080 hours per year.

Shift: Various Available

Benefits: Employees working a normal work week (30 hours or more) will enjoy a competitive benefits package for an energized workforce with options for you and your family including:

• Paid time off        • Paid holidays         • 401(k)
• 401(k) matching      • Health Insurance        • Dental Insurance
• Vision Insurance       • Life Insurance          • Flexible spending account
• Health savings account    • Tuition Reimbursement     • Reduced tuition rates
• Employee discount     • Employee assistance program • Pet insurance
• Disability Insurance     • Paid training           • Other benefits available

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Are you a Registered Nurse (RN) looking for a challenging yet rewarding environment, where you can really make a difference? Are you passionate about people and believe that everyone deserves the highest quality of healthcare? If so, then we have the role for you!  As the industry's global leader in evidence-based rehabilitation, we are looking for people like you to add to our growing team of professionals!  

Join A Community That Cares

Joining GEO means contributing to our mission to provide the best rehabilitation and community reintegration programs and services to those in our care. GEO is a place for professional growth, exploration, creativity, and valuable interpersonal relationships. Interested in achieving extraordinary things? Send in your application. Every one of our employees makes us who we are.

Role and Responsibilities

Working alongside our Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), you’ll play a vital part in providing the highest level of Nursing care to inmates/detainees while putting a special focus on maintaining our safe and secure workplace.

  • Provide nursing care within your capacity and refer other medical problems to the appropriate physician.
  • Perform comprehensive physical assessment and medical history.
  • Periodically evaluate patients' symptoms, reactions, and progress, and report problems to Physician and management.
  • Securely administer medication, taking precautions against drug hoarding and trafficking
  • Make sure prescribed medications are administered as instructed.
  • Provide patient education for Chronic Illnesses, post-hospitalization, post-surgical procedures.
  • Supervises the workflow of the LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse) staff and provides input into performance evaluation.
  • Document all detainee/inmate contacts and keep medical records confidential.
  • Follow industry and company accreditation policies.

We're looking for individuals from different backgrounds

Building an inclusive culture where every employee can perform to their maximum potential is the center of GEO’s employee value proposition. Our success is based on diversity in our workforce and the inclusion of eclectic perspectives, ideas, and backgrounds. Everyone is encouraged to apply. Here’s to unlimited ideas, increased productivity, and innovative solutions!

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • Associate’s or Bachelor's degree from an approved program; graduate of an accredited school of nursing required. Must have a current, unrestricted license to practice as Registered Nurse in the state the facility is located. Maintains a current copy of license on file at the facility at all times.
  • Two (2) years of direct work experience preferred.
  • Must possess competence in the performance of the following services: crisis intervention, medical emergencies, physical assessment, medical nursing care, and psychiatric nursing care.
  • Must have the ability to work without direct, immediate supervision in performing nursing diagnosis, and be able provide appropriate follow through treatment.
  • Must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Must pass a background check and drug screen.
Benefits:
  • Health & Welfare hourly supplement of $4.23/hr. up to 40 hrs./week for hourly employees 
  • Paid vacation and sick leave
  • Paid holidays
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance plans
  • Life insurance plans
  • Accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • Short- and long-term disability
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • 401(k) retirement program with company match
  • Stock purchase program
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • Pet insurance
  • Night differential pay +$4.00/hr.
  • Weekend night differential pay +$5.00/hr.

Physical Requirements 

  • Frequently: Lift or carry and push/pull up to 40 lbs.; walk, stand, sit, bend, stoop and reach above shoulder level.
  • Occasionally: Lift or carry and push/pull up to 60 lbs.; work with machinery and climb.