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Registered Nurse Supervisor – Sign on Bonus Available

Corizon Health

This is a Full-time position in Coxsackie, NY posted October 13, 2021.

Correctional healthcare is not just a job. It’s a calling.

By choosing a career with Corizon Health, you are choosing the opportunity to truly make a difference in the health, well-being, and future of the patients you serve. We take pride in being a pioneer provider of correctional healthcare. As a Corizon Health professional, you have access to the resources and support to enhance your skills, build a solid foundation to reach your career potential, and contribute to the care and well-being of an underserved population. There is no greater calling. Join Corizon Health today and be part of our legacy of innovation and clinical expertise. 

Below is a list of your responsibilities as a Registered Nurse (RN) Supervisor with Corizon Health:

  • Under the direction of the Director of Nursing, administers the nursing program in the Healthcare Unit; directly supervises one shift and shares 24-hour responsibility for all nursing and paraprofessional personnel. Supervises the preparation of records of nursing care and other treatments given patients.
  • Participates in the recruitment and orientation of new nursing personnel.
  • Schedules evaluation conferences for non-supervisory nursing personnel and participate in their performance evaluations on a regularly scheduled basis.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of policies, procedures, rules, and regulations of the Healthcare Unit; confers with the Director of Nursing in matters of policy and program development.
  • Actively participates in in-service training programs and staff meetings.
  • Collaborates with physicians and other members of the interdisciplinary team to develop and initiate health review.
  • Serve as liaison between nursing staff, and Director of Nursing to relay pertinent information, to serve as consultant with problem solving relative to improving healthcare delivery.
  • Prepare and submit daily, monthly, and annual medical records and reports as requested to the administrative staff.
  • Plans and supervises the implementation of various nursing care techniques.
  • Supervises the emergency medical care given in accordance with written policies of facility.
  • Be aware of emergency procedures in the event of emergency evacuations or crisis and the appropriate plan of action governed by triage and written guidelines.
  • Be capable of giving CPR instructions and be able to take charge in a CPR emergency. Receive rectification training annually.
  • Responsible for security of medications, supplies and equipment.
  • Attend staff and administrative meetings as requested.
  • Participates in continuous quality improvement activities as assigned.
  • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
  • Other duties as assigned by management.

Corizon Benefits (only applicable for full-time positions)

  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Life and Disability Insurance
  • Generous PTO plan
  • 401k with matching funds
  • Employee Discount and Rewards Program
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Continuing Education Reimbursement

  • Graduation from an approved nursing education program with a diploma or an Associate Degree in Nursing required, Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing recommended.
  • Two (2) years of professional nursing experience required.
  • One (1) year in healthcare / nursing administration preferred.
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification required.
  • Requires critical thinking, organizational, decisive judgment, communication, good customer service skills.
  • Must be able to handle multiple tasks, be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate actions as needed.
  • Must always follow Corizon and departmental policies and procedures.
  • Subject to initial and ongoing security clearance requirement.
  • Correctional officers provide security; however, some degree of risk of verbal and physical assault from inmates exists. As in any healthcare setting, employees may be exposed to communicable and/or infectious diseases. Inside work with periodic traveling (inter and intra state) to other locations with exposure to weather, temperature extremes and hazardous road conditions.  Frequent standing and walking while presenting or performing job duties.
  • Because patients need round the clock care, working hours include days, nights, weekends, holidays and on-call. Rotating shifts, weekends as well as holiday and work during inclement weather will be required. Adheres to site/contract specific regarding on-call requirements and mandated schedules/overtime. Team members may be mandated to work shifts and/or overtime due to site/staffing or emergencies.
  • Essential staff is defined as healthcare and behavioral professionals that may be required or mandated to work due to site/staffing or emergencies (natural disaster, inclement weather or other situations).
  • Employees must be able to perform the following:
    1. Required to exert up to 50 pounds of force to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects including the human body.
    2. Required to kneel, stoop, crouch and/or crawl occasionally. Frequent walking throughout site; to include walking up and down flights of stairs.
    3. Must have and maintain sufficient strength, agility, and endurance to perform during stressful (physical, mental, and emotional) situations encountered on the job.
    4. Occasional running when responding to emergencies; must be able to perform BLS.

A background check, security clearance and drug screening are required for this role.


Corizon Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. In compliance with federal and state employment opportunity laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, Vietnam era veteran, or disabled Veteran status. EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans.