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Registered Nurse

Location : Highland, NY
Job Type : Subcontractors
Start Date : 10/10/2023
End Date : 09/14/2024
Hours : Full Time
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

Position Type: Temp
Location: Highland, NY
Hours: TBD 2:00 pm-10:00 pm


To provide nursing interventions and medication administration consistent with the established systematic problem-solving approach for delivering comprehensive nursing care, which is compliant with the regulatory standards in a juvenile correctional setting.


Facility Overview:

The Residential Center is located in the Hudson Valley region of New York State, approximately nine miles from Poughkeepsie on the west side of the Hudson River. The youth served at the Residential are male, adjudicated, juvenile delinquents who are placed with OCFS by Family Court. Depending upon the sentence, the youth may remain in OCFS custody until age 21. The Residential Center is accredited by the American Correctional Association and has a current population of approximately 68 youth.

Job duties include, but may not be limited to: 

  • Maintaining general medical inventory (including controlled substances).

  • Conducting medication administration.

  • Reviewing the overall health conditions of youth (i.e. preparing, reviewing, and Evaluating nursing intervention plans).

  • Ensuring that interventions are consistent with comprehensive treatment plans. 

  • Participating in staff training.

  • Preparing required clinical and administrative reports. 

  • Maintain infection control standards; and, serve as a member of the facility’s medical treatment team. 


Required Qualifications :
Licensed/ and registered to practice nursing in New York State, AND one year of post-licensure nursing experience.



Penda Aiken, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.


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