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State of Montana Nursing Aide 2 in Boulder, Montana

NURSING AIDE 2 (CORRECTIONAL HEALTH SERVICES TECH) RIVERSIDE CORRECTIONAL FACILITY BOULDER, MT MISSION - *The Montana Department of Corrections enhances public safety, supports the victims of crime, promotes positive change in offender behavior, and reintegrates offenders into the community. If you want to work making positive changes in the community the Montana Department of Corrections is the place for you! *JOB OVERVIEW – *The Special Needs Unit (SNU) provides 24-hour nursing care for the medical management of offenders placed in the unit. Medical management includes: Arranging for admission into the SNU by communicating with staff. Assisting in patient care for offenders such as transfers, bathing, feeding, etc. Assisting nurses and physicians by doing vital signs, patient check ins, and treatments such as EKG’s. Responding to urgent situations and uses de-escalation skills in the event of dangerous problems or emergencies both in the SNU. Gathers and reports medical data and documents in the offender’s medical record. Assists with filing of documents in the medical record and scheduling of off-site appointments. Maintains inventory and equipment control by completing tracking logs and inventory control counts for tools, syringes and other medical equipment and purchase of medical supplies. Also maintains oxygen tanks and service equipment. The purpose of this position is to provide direct care and medical case management to the inmates housed in the SNU. To provide treatment services, counseling, and teaching in the performance of daily living activities. Provides security and safety within the confines of the institution with the focus of security responsibilities in the SNU. To help reduce the effects of medical illness on the inmate's overall functional status so that they may be reintegrated into *QUALIFICATIONS - *High school diploma or equivalent with 1 year of job-related college or vocational training (CNA, EMT or First Responder) and 1-2 years of job-related work experience. /Experience in a correctional setting is preferred./ *REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS – *Resume, State of Montana Application /Applications submitted without required materials will not be considered/ Materials submitted but not requested will not be considered in the selection process If another department vacancy occurs in this job title within six months, the same applicant pool may be used for the selection. Background screens which may include criminal records check, child/patient/offender abuse registries, and reference checks will be conducted for this position. *BENEFITS - *Health, dental, vision & prescription coverage for self or dependents available from date of hire, 15 paid vacation days, 12 sick days & 10-11 paid holidays annually, and membership in Retirement system with state contribution (vesting applies). Employment with the state may qualify you to receive student loan forgiveness under PSLF. Click here for more info: link to https://statecareers.mt.gov/_docs/StatewideBenefitsFlyer.pdf *NOTICES Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003 - * Any person who has been convicted of engaging in or attempting to engage in sexual activity in the community facilitated by force, overt or implied threats of force, or coercion, or is the victim did not consent or was unable to consent or refuse; or any person who has been civilly or administratively adjusted to have engaged in the activity as described are not qualified for this position. *Tobacco Free - *Use of all tobacco products, including smokeless tobacco products and tobacco substitutes in Department of Corrections buildings, is prohibited. In secure care facilities possession of tobacco products is also prohibited. The Montana Department of Corrections is an EOE M/F/D/V/SO Qualifications - External High school diploma or equivalent with 1 year of job-related college or vocational training (CNA, EMT or First Responder) and 1-2 years of job-related work experience. /Experience in a correctional setting is preferred./ Job: Healthcare *Title: *Nursing Aide 2 Location: Boulder Requisition ID: 21141422

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