Registered Nurse

Buffalo County Sheriff
Kearney, NE Full-time
Posted on September 10, 2019
Registered Nurse - Buffalo County Jail
 
Buffalo County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for a full-time Registered Nurse. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age; have a valid Nebraska driver’s license; no felony or serious misdemeanor convictions; and be able to work rotating shifts including nights, weekends, and holidays. All applicants will be subject to a thorough background check. Benefits include full time pay, individual health insurance, access to vision, dental, life and disability insurance, subsidized family health insurance, paid vacation and sick leave, and employer matched-retirement. Hourly pay starting at $24.90. Position will remain open until filled. 
 
  • Identify patients’ care requirements, focus on their needs and act on them
  • Resolve or report on patients’ needs or problems
  • Prepare patients for examinations and perform routine diagnostic checks (monitor pulse, blood pressure and temperature, provide drugs and injections etc)
  • Monitor and record patient’s condition and document provided care services
  • Treat medical emergencies
  • Administer workloads
  • Follow care regulations and standards
  • Work within and cooperate with a multidisciplinary team

Requirements

  • Proven nursing experience
  • Familiarity with professional and technical emerging knowledge
  • Problem solving skills and ability to multi-task
  • Compassionate with good communication skills
  • Excellent teamwork skills
  • BS or diploma in nursing
 
EOE/AA/Veterans preference