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Registered Nurse 2 - CRCC

Company: State of Washington
Location: Olympia
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

 Registered Nurse 2 (RN2)  

Coyote Ridge Corrections Center (CRCC)

Connell, WA 

Join the Department of Corrections (DOC) team to make a real difference in the lives of others and to find personal fulfillment in your role. DOC is seeking a highly motivated and qualified Registered Nurse at Coyote Ridge Corrections Center located in Connell, WA.

 Applications will be reviewed as they are received. The hiring authority reserves the right to offer the position at any time during the recruitment process. It is to the applicant's advantage to apply as early as possible.

At Coyote Ridge Corrections Center we value our nurses and understand how important they are to our patients and their families.  Additionally we offer a great benefit package along with opportunity for professional and personal growth.

Coyote Ridge Corrections has a diverse population seeing different chronic diseases and taking care of those that need long term and palliative care.

  • Extended Observations unit up to 96 hr. stay (4 beds)
  • Long term palliative care unit
  • See up to 2500 patients with different chronic disease ( diabetes, hypertension, cancer, autoimmune disorders and much more)

 The mission of the Department of Corrections is to 'improve public safety by positively changing lives.

For additional information visit our website at doc.wa.gov


Some of what our RN's do:

  • The registered nurse delivers services which promote health, foster healing, and support coping and adjustment to various health conditions.
  • Screening, assessing, and evaluating offenders and the conditions
  • Responding to all other requests for health care attention in a complete, timely, clinically appropriate and therapeutic manner;
  • Delegating and supervising work, monitoring, managing, coordinating, and delivering health care;
  • Planning transition, making referrals and arranging follow-up when patients transfer or return to the community;
  • Assisting patients to improve their skill and ability to provide care for themselves and their family ;
  • Counseling, consulting, teaching, advising, and providing health information that improves quality of health services and/or enhances safety and security.


On-call/intermittent staff are expected to:

  • Be available to work all shifts (day, swing and graveyard) including weekends and holidays as requested.
  • Be willing to work a minimum of 10 shifts a month.
  • Provide written availability by the 20th of each month for the following month's coverage.
  • Be willing to complete a paid six-week correctional worker core training (not required).

Registered Nurse 2 (RN2)

  •  Graduated from an accredited school of professional nursing.
  • The ability to obtain a valid Washington State license to practice as a Registered Nurse prior to employment.
  • One year experience working as a Registered Nurse.
  • Must be American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) ( Advanced Cardiac Life Support or other will not substitute for BLS) 

NOTE: Must have initial and continuous unencumbered/unrestricted licensure as a Registered Nurse.

Mission: The mission of DOC is to improve public safety by positively changing lives.

 Our Vision: Working together for safer communities.

 Our Commitment: To operate a safe and human corrections system and partner with others to transform lives for a better Washington.


 Our Core Values:


  • Cultivate an environment of integrity and trust: Corrections values partnership and trust. We foster openness and support courageous conversations. We are committed to doing what we say we are going to do by being accountable and taking personal ownership in our actions.
  • Respectful and inclusive interactions: Corrections appreciates and values individuals by promoting an inclusive and diverse environment, which encourages safety. We respect, value, and listen to the thoughts, feelings, and perspectives of our stakeholders and consider the impact on those we serve as well as each other.
  • People's safety: Corrections believes in creating an environment that values physical, mental, and emotional security and well-being. We honor those who advance safety for all.
  • Positivity in words and actions: At Corrections, we assume positive intentions and believe there is a shared desire for the best outcome. We consistently demonstrate positive behavior and always put forth our best effort.
  • Supporting people's success: Corrections is committed to our community - understanding individuals, instilling hope, embracing change, and providing opportunities.

For additional information about the agency, please visit doc.wa.gov.




  • Please include a minimum of three professional references with your application. A professional reference is defined as an individual who has been paid to supervise your work and can attest to your work performance, technical skills, and job competencies.  If you do not have any or sufficient professional references, please include non-related professionals, such as educators or other professional associates.

Phone number AND email address are required for all professional references.

  • Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted.  Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position.
  • Employees may work directly with or in close proximity to incarcerated individuals in a potentially hazardous setting. Please consider this when deciding whether to apply.
  • We are committed to maintaining a drug and alcohol free work environment, and our employees are expected to comply with all state and federal laws. A pre-employment drug test may be administered as part of the selection process, and applicants who test positive for any controlled substances, will be disqualified from consideration.
  • Oleoresin Capsicum (OC) is an aerosol pepper spray made available as a means of self-defense and/or de-escalation. Applicants with sensitivities or allergies are encouraged to ask about the level of exposure they could expect in this position.
  • Animal care projects are a common component of most Washington State prisons, including dog and cat programs. Applicants with animal sensitivities or allergies are encouraged to ask about the level of exposure they could expect in this position.
  • Tuberculosis (TB) is a priority health issue for DOC employees. The successful candidate may be required to provide valid proof of a baseline TB skin test within 60 days from the date of hire.  When positive tests result, further information, testing and treatment may also be required. Employment is not contingent upon test results.
  • This position may be represented by a Union Shop.


 We are committed to hiring individuals who possess core diversity competencies: 

  • Foster a positive attitude and openness toward the ever changing social and cultural makeup of the workplace.
  • Work effectively with people of different perspectives, abilities, disabilities, races, religions, ages, lifestyle preferences and social, ethnic and cultural backgrounds.
  • Respectfully acknowledge people's differences and recognize these differences as important and valuable.
  • Promote inclusiveness.
  • Be culturally sensitive and appropriate.
  • Respect and value diverse backgrounds and traditions.


 DOC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, honorably discharged veteran, veteran status, genetic information, or the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability.


 For questions about this recruitment, or to request reasonable accommodation in the application process, please email natalie.stryker@doc.wa.gov  or call us at (360) 407-5748.


 For TTY service, please call the Washington Relay Service at 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6388.

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