Details for Registered Nurse

REGISTERED NURSE:  The Clarinda Correctional Facility in Clarinda, Iowa is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Registered Nurse.  Registered Nurse duties in a correctional facility performs professional nursing role similar to outpatient services in the community.  Registered nurses participate in the management of the nursing care of patients within a health care environment; provide clinical leadership and assist practitioners; plans and conducts educational sessions, including teaching that requires a registered nursing license; administers medication, triage patient complaints and coordinates the care of residents in a correctional environment with multi-disciplinary team which includes physicians, psychologists, psychiatrists, optometrists & dentists; performs related work as required.  Salary Minimum $56,347/ Maximum $87,422

Qualifications:   Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Iowa by the Iowa Board of Nursing or licensure as a Registered Nurse in accordance with the Nurse Licensure Compact Administrator’s Agreement of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing.  License must be in good standing.

All new hires are required to complete the following:  Successful completion after hire of a four-week Pre-service Training Program.  Successful completion of a six-month probationary period during which final job suitability is determined.

To apply complete an electronic application form at

For questions please contact Iowa Department of Administrative Services – Human Resources Enterprise at 515-281-5889.


State of Iowa is an EEO/AA Employer