Gallatin County Gallatin County Detention Center Corrections Nurse- RN in Bozeman, Montana

Gallatin County Detention Center Corrections Nurse- RNPrinter-Friendly VersionThe above documents are required. Incomplete packets may not be considered.Gallatin County is an Equal Opportunity Employer:Gallatin County does not discriminate on the bases ofrace, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability or marital status.

This position is located in the Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office Detention Division and is responsible, with the medical provider, for ensuring the delivery of health care in a timely and clinically appropriate manner to inmates and or staff. Ensures those served receive consistent and high-quality care in accordance with established local, federal and, state policies, procedures, regulations and guidelines. Provides professional medical care to inmates based on their specific needs. This position reports to the Detention Center Clinic Director.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: This work requires knowledge of the principles and practices, theories, laws and authorities of corrections nursing, professional nursing, and medicine that includes: medical terminology, diagnostic and preventative techniques; pharmacology; communicable disease follow up and interventions; immunizations; operation and maintenance of equipment used in patient care; community resources; health care records management; interpersonal relations; health education and counseling; Detention Center policy and procedures; inmate rights; common safety hazards and precautions; and the ability to apply knowledge; maintain accurate medical charts and records; handle sensitive and confidential information; communicate effectively both in writing and verbally; responds to emergency situations; and

establish and maintain cooperative relationships with those contacted in the course of work. This position is required to make independent determinations that could have significant ramifications and must possess excellent verbal and written skills. Position requires use of a variety of medical equipment and tools.


The required knowledge and skills are generally acquired through a combination of education and experience equivalent to a minimum of an Associate’s Degree in Nursing from an accredited School of Professional Nursing, Certification at a minimum as a RN and two (2) years of job related work experience. Requires licensure granted by Montana State Board of Nursing or equivalent.

Licenses and Certifications: Applicants for this positionmust possess a valid driver’s license issued by the state of Montana,provide own transportation to conduct out of office job duties (mileage reimbursement provided under the County policy), and to be insurable under the County’s liability policies.

As a condition of hire, the final candidate will be required to successfully pass a criminal history check and background investigation.

For application consideration, the following documents are required to be submitted to the Gallatin County Human Resources Office located at 311 W. Main St., Rm 303, Bozeman, MT or email

  • Gallatin County Application

  • Applicant Survey

  • Resume and three (3) work references




Gallatin County


Bozeman, MT 59715


$5,165.53 per month based on an hourly wage of $29.80, plus Excellent Benefits


Full-Time, Hours to be discussed at the interview.