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Job Reference ID:  59694 
Grade:  N1 
Posted Date:  11/05/2020 
Close Date:  11/11/2020 
Job Description

Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections


 Hiring Range: $59,820.00 - $70,400.00 

The hiring salary and step increases are based on years of experience. 

Adobe Mountain School 

2800 W. Pinnacle Peak Road 

Phoenix, AZ 85027 


The Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections (ADJC) is committed to providing the youth under our care and supervision with effective, efficient, and high quality rehabilitative and transformative services in support of our vision, mission, and values.

Four days a week/Ten hours a day

5% shift differential for evenings

10% shift differential for nights (3rd Shift)

We are seeking a Correctional Registered Nurse to provide nursing care to youth in a correctional setting.  Under the supervision of the Correctional Registered Nurse Supervisor II (or designee), responsibilities include: 

Duties include: 

·         Provides and responds to emergency care to youth and staff 

·         Conducts intake evaluations of new youth commitments and parole violators 

·         Counsels and instructs juveniles regarding health concerns 

·         Performs medical/physical evaluations 

·         Monitors, records and reports symptoms and changes in youth’s condition 

·         Obtains and processes blood, urine and other specimens 

·         Consults and coordinates with health care team members 

·         Records medical information and vital signs 

·         Maintains files and records 

·         Maintains medical supplies, equipment and packaged instruments 

·         Provides sound guidance to new employees 

·         Administers and reads yearly tuberculosis (TB) skin tests 

·         Assists Health Providers 

·         Performs/administers First Aid and CPR to youth, staff and visitors 

·         Report all industrial injuries within required time frame 

·         Performs related work as required   


 Knowledge of: 

·         Evaluations of physical and mental health needs 

·         Emergency procedures, including Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation/First Aid     (CPR/First Aid) 

·         All aspects of medication administration including monitoring for side effects 

·         Nursing techniques, methods, procedures and protocols 

·         Administration and reading of TB skin tests 

·         Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA) rules/regulations 

·         Current Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines 


Skill in: 


·         Written and verbal written communication 

·         Nursing assessment practices including suicide prevention 

·         Medical record documentation 

·         Interpersonal skills and professional boundaries 

·         Organizing work activities 

·         Phlebotomy 

·         Responding to emergency situations 

·         Basic computer 



Ability to:  

·         Observing security precautions at all times and to assume responsibility for security of health unit area and equipment 

·         Work cooperatively with correctional custody, treatment team and medical staff 

·         Keep accurate and timely records and write reports 

·         Interpret and correctly implement health care provider’s orders 

·         Maintain strict confidentiality pertaining to medical/health related information 

·         Work with all aspects of the Arizona Nurse Practice Act scope of practice 



  • Requires possession of, and ability to retain a current valid Arizona driver’s license.  Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver’s license records checks, must maintain acceptable driving records, and must complete any required driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12). 

  • Requires acceptable performance history as demonstrated by:

                  -  No formal discipline within one year preceding this job posting close date, and 

- An overall rating of “meets expectations” or higher on the most recent employee  performance evaluation

  • Must possess a Registered Nurse license without restrictions in the State of Arizona or one of the states that participates in the Nurse Interstate Licensing Compact 

  • Must possess a current healthcare professional CPR card 



Successful completion of a comprehensive background investigation, physical exam and drug test 


Experience working with adolescents, including delinquent youth to include; correctional medical, emergency/urgent and acute are setting, blood draws. 

Bilingual skills in Spanish/English are preferred but not required. 


We are committed to providing members the highest quality service, choice, and value for all of your benefit needs including medical, dental, vision, life, short and long-term disability insurances, as well as, the added features of wellness and flexible spending accounts.  Additional benefits include: 

- 13 paid vacation days per year                         - 12 sick leave days per year 

- Deferred compensation plan                             - 10 paid holidays per year 

      - ADJC Tuition Assistance Program                     - CORP Retirement Defined Contributions 


Positions in this classification participate in the Corrections Officer Retirement Plan (C.O.R.P.) 



All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of the state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress. Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.  State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service. 


Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting the Human Resources Office at (602) 364-1023. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer 


Position Requirements
Position Level:    Hours:   
 Work Arrangement:     Employment Type:   
Hourly Rate:  $0.00 / per hour  Salary:  $59,820.00-70,400.00 


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