STG International is accepting resumes of qualified candidates for the Psychiatric Registered Nurse position to work full-time providing medical care to detainees in custody in support of ICE Health Service Corps at the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Medical Facility.
MISSION IHSC’s mission is to provide medical care to maintain the health of individuals in the custody of ICE through an integrated health care delivery system, based on nationally recognized correctional, detention and residential health care standards. The Agency is committed to providing healthcare services to protect the nation’s health, reduce global disease and provide medical support for the law enforcement mission of the safe apprehension, enforcement and removal of detained individuals involved in immigration proceedings. IHSC is committed to ensuring a system of care that is ethical, responsible, and accountable through rigorous surveillance and monitoring activities.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Provides direct care to patients within discipline Scope of Practice and performs functions in accordance with current accepted practice, licensure, certification, credentialing and or granted privileges. 2. Provides treatment of persons throughout the life span as appropriate to discipline and facility setting. 4. Assesses and identifies high risk symptoms/behaviors in patients to include suicidal risk, homicidal risk, and verbally/physical difficult detainees. 5. Assesses patient learning needs, and develops a plan of care based on identified needs. 7. Demonstrates an understanding of psychiatric conditions as defined in the DSM-V in planning nursing care for patients. Must appropriately document patient/resident encounters electronically according to current standards of care using electronic health records. 8. Performs individual and group patient education/instruction to facilitate meeting the health needs of patients and preventing disability or disease. 9. Maintains a therapeutic relationship with patients and differentiates therapeutic action from social interactions.
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Degree issuing institution and or program must be accredited by an entity recognized by the U.S. Department of Education 1. Graduate from a associate's or baccalaureate nursing program for Registered Nurses located in a State, the District of Columbia, or a U.S. territory accredited by The Accreditation Commission For Education in Nursing (ACEN) or The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). 2. Minimum one year psychiatric nursing experience as a licensed registered nurse, in a hospital, medical office or residential setting.
REQUIRED LICENSURE / CERTIFICATION 1. Current, full and unrestricted licensed as Registered Nurse in the state in which the duty station is located. Any changes to license must be reported to employer immediately. 2. Board Certification in Psychiatric Nursing by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). 3. Any candidate who is not board certified at the time of hiring must be presented to the IHSC Medical Director for concurrence. 4. Maintains BLS for Healthcare Providers® certification through the American Heart Association®. 5. This position does not require privileging by IHSC.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES 1. Ability to properly use equipment, materials and supplies in simple diagnostic and treatment procedures. 2. Ability to work in a multi-cultural and multi-lingual environment. 3. Ability to utilize telephonic interpreter/translation services to complete assigned duties if not fluent in a language the patient understands. 4. Ability to adapt to sudden changes in schedules and flexibility in work requirements. 5. Ability to communicate proficiently in English (verbal and written) in order to develop positive rapport with patients, co-workers and other stakeholders. 6. Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships in a multidisciplinary environment. 7. Ability to navigate in an electronic work environment including electronic health records, web based training and communications. 8. Knowledge of, and moderate proficiency in, common Microsoft Office programs, specifically Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and SharePoint. 9. Knowledge of regulations (HIPAA/Privacy Act) regarding the confidentiality of patient medical records and information as well as Personally Identifiable Information (PII).
STG International, Inc (STGi) is a workforce solutions company providing comprehensive healthcare delivery, Head Start and management consulting services and human capital solutions help our clients. Our services and solutions help our clients sustain and enhance their operations to better accomplish their mission. STGi offers acompetitive benefits package which includes Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k with company match and a generous PTO policy.
STG International, Inc. is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.
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About STG International
Founded in 1997, STG International, Inc. (STGi) has grown into a large, national firm. With a tradition of building long-term relationships, we have consistently and continually earned the business of our clients and the loyalty of our employees. We have been awarded our most significant contracts multiple, consecutive times; extending for more than a decade. We are particularly proud of our long and significant history supporting Head Start, the Department of Defense, Veterans Community-Based Outpatient Clinics and ICE detention centers across the country. The longevity of our client relationships is matched by the longstanding careers of STGi’s employees. Many have been with the company for over, or nearly, a decade and are the driving force behind our success.
A distinct facet of STGi’s Healthcare services is the medical support we provide in detention and correctional facilities. For more than 15 years, STGi has worked to maintain the health of individuals in the custody of Immigration Customs Enforcement (ICE), in locations nationwide. We provide a full spectrum of onsite healthcare staffing support, credentialing and background investigations, and program support to ensur...e seamless coverage for facilities that operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and 365 days a year. From years of experience, STGi is highly skilled and effective at sourcing and retaining medical and administrative staff in rural locations who will be successful in this unique environment.