Position: Nurse/County Jail Reports
to: Jail Administrator or designee
$33,000 - $39,500 depending on experience and qualifications
Certificate, diploma, associate’s degree or bachelor’s
degree in nursing
LPN (licensed practical nurse) or RN (registered nurse)
Performs a variety of professional nursing services for
incarcerated patients within the Titus County Jail; related to planning,
organizing, monitoring and implementing nursing and medical care services.
Under the general guidance, may be responsible for, but not
- Provide inmate health care
based on needs assessment pertaining to mental health status and physical
status; may diagnose initial medical complaints.
- Following health
assessment, assist in assigning inmates to appropriate housing unit, check
inmates on a daily or as needed basis.
- Identify treatment(s) for
inmate medical needs and perform treatment(s) as deemed necessary.
- Coordinate and assist with
health care clinic on a weekly basis.
- Perform physical exams to
assess for potential health problems.
Responsible for the medication and inmate medical
records, to include:
- Proper implementation of
physician orders or prescriptions.
- Maintaining both an
accurate inventory of medication(s) to ensure ample quantities for
inmates, and a control process in order to purchase additional medical
supplies and prescriptions in a timely manner.
- Order required medications
and assist in the dispensing of medications to inmates.
- Record and maintain new
and revised medications, and record clear, concise and accurate
information pertaining to all treatments performed.
Responsible for both inmate and jail security and perform
other tasks as assigned by supervision, to include but not limited to:
- Secure all areas when
entering and leaving.
- Provide monthly TB reports
and employee TB training.
- Maintain TB log for all
Titus County Sheriff’s employees.
- Perform other duties as
assigned or required.
- Must be currently licensed
- Ability to speak, read and
write the English language is essential; Bilingual optional
- Must be 21 years of age
and must consent to and successfully pass a criminal background
- Must have experience with
personal computers. Good key boarding experience, writing and spelling
skills necessary. Experience with
Windows and Excel is desirable.
- Must be able to follow
complex oral and written instructions.
- Must be currently BLS
certified and able to assess a large variety of medical situations.
- Must have the ability to
remain calm, think clearly and act rapidly in an emergency situation.
- Must be able to bend,
stoop, twist/turn, climb up/down stairs, and lift up to 50lbs if
- A working knowledge of
jail policy and procedures is a plus.
- Must be highly motivated
and a self-starter
- Must possess strong people
skills, be cooperative and exercise professionalism in areas of public
- Must have a high level of
integrity and honesty, and sustains and up-holds the law.
- Must be punctual and
- Must be a team player who
enjoys interacting with people and is non-judgmental of others.
- Must have a positive
attitude and willing to accept new responsibilities as required.
*Must submit a RESUME and complete our APPLICATION*