State of AlaskaAnchorage 99501

Assessing, reporting, and documenting effects of medication or treatment and responding to emergencies.

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Corrections Nurse 2

State of Alaska
24-per week 323 E 4th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501, United States Apply before 10/3/2023 5:00



This position is open to All Applicants.
 Please check our 
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The Division of Juvenile Justice is currently recruiting to fill an on-call, non-permanent Corrections Nurse 2 position at the Johnson Youth Facility in Juneau. 

This position will have a full orientation prior to becoming part of the on-call pool, where hours are not guaranteed.

On-call shifts may be unscheduled and on short notice. Shifts may be performed during a nonstandard workweek, which may require regular rotation between day or evening shifts, including weekends and holidays. This position is supervised by and under the general direction of the Corrections Nurse 3.

Position duties and responsibilities are:

  • Giving skilled nursing care to residents. 
  • Providing individualized health assessment and care. 
  • Supporting contract providers. 
  • Administering medications and treatments as prescribed. 
  • Assessing, reporting, and documenting effects of medication or treatment and responding to emergencies.

These positions do not offer leave, holiday pay, or health benefits; however, we do offer:

  • Overtime Pay. 
  • Shift Differential:  Graveyard, Swing, and Weekend. 
  • Employee contribution to the Alaska Supplemental Benefits System Annuity (SBS) in Lieu of Social Security.

Who we are looking for

1. Decision Making: Makes sound, well-informed, and objective decisions; perceives the impact and implications of decisions; commits to action, even in uncertain situations, to accomplish organizational goals; causes change. 

 2. Integrity/Honesty: Contributes to maintaining the integrity of the organization; displays high standards of ethical conduct and understands the impact of violating these standards on an organization, self, and others; is trustworthy. 

 3. Interpersonal Skills: Shows understanding, friendliness, courtesy, tact, empathy, concern, and politeness to others; develops and maintains effective relationships with others; may include effectively dealing with individuals who are difficult, hostile, or distressed; relates well to people from varied backgrounds and different situations; is sensitive to cultural diversity, race, gender, disabilities, and other individual differences. 

 3. Problem Solving: Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations. 

4. Self-Management: Sets well-defined and realistic personal goals; displays a high level of initiative, effort, and commitment towards completing assignments in a timely manner; works with 

5. Stress Tolerance: Deals calmly and effectively with high stress situations (for example, tight deadlines, hostile individuals, emergency situations, dangerous situations.

What you will be doing

Under the general supervision of higher-level Corrections Nurses, the Corrections Nurse I/II performs developmental duties independently assessing, monitoring, and maintaining the physical well-being of the residents of Johnson Youth Center in accordance with an established training plan. The Corrections Nurse I/II provides direct care within their scope of practice and utilizes Medical Protocols when necessary and available, to meet the health needs of the Residents. When medical conditions are beyond their scope or protocols, the Corrections Nurse I/ II refers the Resident to a higher level of care. This is a 24-hour facility and requires nurses to provide telephone triage to this and other DJJ facilities, on a rotating basis and, under rare circumstances, come into the facility during off-hours to provide direct care.

  • Requires on-call rotation for telephonic triage through rotations 1-2 weeks at a time;
  • Requires contact with Juvenile Offenders within locked facility;
  • Requires independent work under standing orders and protocols, and under facility and Statewide policies.

Our organization, mission, and culture

Through Restorative Justice, we hold juvenile offenders accountable for their behavior, promote the safety and restoration of victims and communities; and assist offenders and their families in developing the skills to prevent crime. Our core values include:

  • Prioritizing Safety – of our youth, staff, families, and communities 
  • Responsiveness – providing timely response to youth, families, victims, staff, and justice partners. 
  • Professional Relationships – recognizing that successful treatment services provided to our clients, coworkers, victims, and others rely on positive, respectful, and collaborative relationships and a spirit of inclusiveness. 
  • Dedication – doing the right things for the right reasons and modeling relentless integrity and leadership. 
  • Respect – for the inherent value of each person's unique strengths and individual differences.

A Corrections Nurse I/II work includes promoting these values through direct medical care of Juveniles in DJJ's custody.

To view the general description and example of duties for Job Class please go to the following link:

Minimum Qualifications

Eligibility for licensure to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Alaska;
Successful completion of a formal training plan as a Corrections Nurse 1 with the State of Alaska;
One year of entry level experience as a Registered Nurse. Examples of this experience include but are not exclusively limited to prior service as a Corrections Nurse 1, Psychiatric Nurse 1, or Nurse 1 with the State of Alaska or its equivalent with another employer.
Combinations of prior training and experience in other specializations of nursing care (e.g., Med-Surg, Psychiatric, Public Health, Critical Care) will be evaluated for comparability on a case-by-case basis.
Special Note: 
Candidates not currently licensed by the State of Alaska, who otherwise meet the eligibility requirements for licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Alaska and requisite qualifying experience, may apply for vacancies in this job class. Applicants qualifying under this option may receive a conditional job offer; however, proof of licensure will be required prior to final appointment and reporting for duty.
Some positions may require the successful applicant to pass a background investigation, including fingerprinting, as a prerequisite to employment. These requirements will be indicated at the time of recruitment.
Some positions may require the successful applicant to provide proof they are free from active pulmonary tuberculosis at the time of hire. Employees are required to be tested annually. These requirements will be indicated at the time of recruitment.

Additional Required Information

At time of interview applicant must submit

1. A copy of your State of Alaska Nursing License and Basic Life Certification.
 2. Two professional references with current contact information.


Special Note: Eligibility for licensure to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Alaska is required.

A criminal background check and fingerprinting are required for all candidates who are offered employment. 
 Please read the below information carefully. This applies to your application submission.

To verify education being used to meet the required minimum qualifications, you must fill in the Education section of the application. If you have not obtained a degree, please indicate the number of units completed. Copies of transcripts are required to verify educational credentials being used to meet the minimum qualifications for a position and are required with each application. (Unofficial are okay, please ensure that the institution/URL name is listed on the transcripts). Transcripts can be attached at the time of application, provided at the time of interview, or if/when requested prior to scheduling an interview.
Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the above requirements, if applicable. If utilizing this education you must show that the education credentials have been submitted to a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign educational credentials and that such education has been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education programs; or an accredited U.S. state university reports the other institution as one whose transcript is given full value, or full value is given in subject areas applicable to the curricula at the state university. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying. Omission of required documentation listed will result in an incomplete application and you will not receive further consideration.

When using work experience not already documented in your application, please provide the employer’s name, your job title, dates of employment, and whether full-or part-time. Applications will be reviewed to determine if the responses are supported, and minimum qualifications are clearly met. Work experience needed to meet the minimum qualifications must be documented in the application. If the application does not support minimum qualifications, the applicant may not advance to the interview and selection phase of the recruitment. A resume will not be used to determine that minimum qualifications have been met for the position in which you are applying.
 If you are currently or previously been appointed to a flexibly staffed position, please ensure your work experience within a flexibly staffed position indicates the actual dates employed at each level. Ensure your time and any subsequent flex promotion(s) are documented as a separate position. This is required as there are minimum qualifications that require experience at a particular level in which the lower level may not be considered. If this information is not accurately reflected in your application this may cause the processing of your application for consideration to be delayed.
NOTE: Attaching a resume or curriculum vitae is not an alternative to filling out the application in its entirety. Noting "see resume or CV" or any similar response on any portion of your application may lead to a determination your application is incomplete and removal from consideration for this job posting.

The State of Alaska does not provide VISA Employer sponsorships.

This position is open to All Applicants.
This recruitment may be used for more than one (1) vacancy. The applicant pool acquired during this recruitment may be used for future vacancies for up to ninety (90) days after this recruitment closes. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply to each recruitment notice to ensure consideration for all vacancies.
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Contact Information

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For specific information in reference to the position please contact the hiring manager at:
 Name:  Carolyn Gripper
 Phone: (907) 451-2027 
 Fax: (907) 451-5152