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AdventHealth Registered Nurse-Jail PRN in Wauchula, Florida


Our promise to you:

Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

Schedule: PRN

Shift : Days

Location: 735 S 5th Ave, Wauchula, 33873

The community you’ll be caring for: AdventHealth Wauchula

  • Immediate Health Insurance Coverage

  • Sign on Bonus

  • Great benefits such as: Educational Reimbursement

  • Career growth and advancement potential

  • Local arts scene from museums and theaters to festivals and galleries

  • Local restaurants with the authentic taste of Florida

  • Near 100+ clear, freshwater lakes. Ideal for swimming, boating and fishing

  • Beautiful agriculture and farmland

  • Nature and hiking trails

The role you’ll contribute:

The registered nurse is responsible for the coordination of patient/inmate care using a multidisciplinary approach to the nursing process in accordance with the hospitals mission, Florida Model Jail Standards, Hardee County Jail policies, physician, and patient expectations. These duties will be performed in an acceptable manner according to the hospitals mission, vision, goals, and management expectations.

The value you’ll bring to the team:

  • Performs an initial health intake assessment including medical and mental health conditions, communicable and/or other infectious diseases, current medications taken by inmate, mental status, current use of alcohol and other drugs on new inmates

  • Responds to medical incidents during shift and provides medical care to inmates and/or the supervision of other detention medical personnel responding to an emergency

  • Determine the need for attention of a health care provider and schedules medical visits as needed

  • See inmates for medical emergencies and determine the priority of care needed. Provide emergency first aid as needed including BLS

  • Will consult the medical provider on healthcare issues for direction and treatment plan


The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:

  • Current Florida RN License

  • BLS

  • ACLS

  • PALS

  • Minimum of Diploma in Nursing

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Category: Nursing

Organization: AdventHealth Sebring Wauchula Lake Placid

Schedule: 1 - Day

Shift: AdventHealth Wauchula

Req ID: 22040842

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.