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Job opening: Supervisory Nurse (Supervisory Clinical Nurse)

Salary: $75 149 - 97 692 per year
Relocation: YES
City: Lexington
Published at: Feb 10 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
Corrections professionals who foster a humane and secure environment and ensure public safety by preparing individuals for successful reentry into our communities. Our highly-skilled, diverse, and innovative workforce creates a strong foundation of safety and security. Through the principles of humanity and normalcy, we develop good neighbors.


Provides nursing expertise and leadership in medical/surgical, mental health and other specialty units throughout the institution. Responsible for the quality and appropriateness of comprehensive nursing care provided to patients where nursing care is provided. Monitors and evaluates nursing practice to promote consistency in performance and ensure safe patient care is provided. Serves as a resource person to other nursing staff. Supervises and monitors various inmate staffed health services programs functioning within the facility. Responsible for developing and approving the quarterly nursing unit work schedule. Participates in audits, program reviews and surveys by the institution, Bureau of Prisons, and the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. Assures the components of the nursing process (assessment, diagnosis, planning, intervention, and evaluation) are carried out by nursing staff in all areas of responsibility. Along with all other correctional institution employees, incumbent is charged with responsibility for maintaining security of the institution. The staff correctional responsibilities precede all others required by this position and are performed on a regular and recurring basis.


  • U.S. Citizenship is Required.
  • See Special Conditions of Employment Section.


To be considered for the position, you must meet the following qualification requirements. Basic Requirements: Education: A graduate or higher level degree, bachelor’s degree, associate degree, or diploma from an accredited professional nursing educational program is required. This education must have been accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs, Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education or an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education at the time the degree was obtained. Degree from Foreign Nursing School: Official certification from the Commission of Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools is required for individuals who graduated from foreign nursing schools. AND Licensure: Applicants must have passed the National Council Licensure Examination. In addition, they must possess a current, active, full, and unrestricted license or registration as a professional nurse from a State, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States. NOTE: ALL applicants MUST electronically upload proof of current, active, full and unrestricted license or registration for verification at the time you apply. All qualified referred candidates will undergo a credentialing process. This process includes validation of examinations, licensure, education, internship and residency. Please electronically upload these documents along with your required supporting documentation at the time you apply. AND In addition to the Basic Requirements: Education/Work Experience: The work experience must have equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. At the GS-09 and above grade level, many positions may require experience in a specialty area of nursing. Applicants must meet one of the following requirements: Successful completion of a PhD or equivalent doctoral degree from a professional nursing educational program or related medical science field; OR At least one full year of professional nursing experience (equivalent to the GS-10 grade level) and possession of a diploma, associate degree, bachelor’s degree, or master’s degree from a professional nursing educational program. Some examples of this qualifying experience are: Extensive knowledge of professional nursing concepts, principles, practices and nursing standards as related to medical and surgical nursing. Knowledge of a wide variety of drugs, dosages, therapeutic action and adverse reactions, techniques and operational mechanics of medical equipment, ability to transcribe physician’s orders and accurately record in medical records. Ability to communicate with patients and health care staff and to be able to advise the patient on health care needs with consideration of mental, emotional, cultural, social and physical factors. Experience supervising staff, monitoring work performance or developing and approving work schedules in a hospital setting or medical office. If applicable, credit will be given for paid and unpaid experience. To receive proper credit, you must show the actual time (such as the number of hours worked per week) spent in activities. **Your eligibility for consideration will be based on your responses to the questions in the application.**


See Qualifications Section for education requirements, if applicable.

ONLY if education is a requirement/substitution for specialized experience, applicant MUST upload legible transcripts as verification of educational requirement. Transcripts MUST be uploaded and electronically linked from USAJOBS at the time you apply and MUST include identifying information to include School Name, Student Name, Degree and Date Awarded (if applicable). All academic degrees and coursework must be completed at a college or university that has obtained accreditation or pre-accreditation status from an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools that meet this criteria, Click Here.

Foreign Education: For information regarding foreign education requirements, please see Foreign Diploma and Credit Recognition at the U.S. Department of Education website: Recognition of Foreign Qualifications.

If you are selected for this position and qualified based on education (i.e. basic education requirement and/or substitution of education), you will be required to provide an OFFICIAL transcript prior to your first day on duty.


  • Address JUSTICE, BUREAU OF PRISONS Consolidated Staffing Unit 346 Marine Forces Drive Grand Prairie, Texas 75051 United States
  • Name: CSU
  • Phone: 972-352-4200
  • Email: [email protected]


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