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Job Number :
  201301010   (Refer to this number when applying for this job)
Title :
  Registered Nurse - Adult Detention    
Location :
  St. Johns    
Pay Rate :
  $50,554.00  per year    
Description :



The Detention Nurse performs duties related to provision of medical services, to include coordinating Bureau of Prisons medical services and the day-to-day operations of the medical unit.




  • Complies with all jail Medical Services Policies and Procedures
  • Provides inmate Physical assessments and completes forms.
  • Chart reviews and audits.
  • Ensure that all doctor’s orders are completed.
  • Maintain inmate appointment book.
  • Maintain open communications with the staff at all times.
  • Review of inmate medical request and screening forms, address medical/physical problems and concerns as needed.
  • Document all patient information in inmate medical charts. Reviews and maintains inmate records.
  • Monitors inmate nutritional and health status. Orders appropriate diets as required.
  • Schedules medical and dental appointments.
  • Arranges transportation with Transportation Officers.
  • Monitors emergency health situations, provides first aid, assessment and triage. Refers patients to emergency room or other providers based upon observed need for care.
  • Assists and consults with contracted providers: physicians, psychiatrist, and medical consultant.
  • Receives, secures and counts all prescriptions and medications. Administers medications and immunizations. Maintains medication records and documentation. Oversees and regulates narcotic medication count and appropriate documentation.
  • Provides skilled treatment as ordered or needed. (I.e. dressing changes, suture removal, SVN breathing treatments etc.)
  • Monitors, orders and maintains inventory of medical and office supplies.
  • Maintain professional attitude and conduct.
  • Maintain a clean and organized medical office.
  • Obtain prior approval for the scheduled B.O.P. inmate Dr. visits.
  • Perform tb screening and tracking of inmates.




Quarterly reports

Annual reports

Maintain statistics

B.O.P. statistics

Other reports/statistics as requested or required




Must possess a valid Arizona Registered Nurse Certificate. Maintain good standing with the Arizona Board of Nursing.


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