Amity Foundation
  • Tucson, AZ, USA
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid Time Off

Amity Foundation, is an internationally acclaimed teaching and therapeutic community is seeking compassionate and enthusiastic individuals with a desire to teach and learn to join our community as a Registered Nurse. With this ground breaking opportunity not only will allow you to work with our prison programs helping the inmate population, but will also enhance your training and experience in the field. 


About Amity's Circle Tree Ranch:

Amity's Circle Tree Ranch, is a safe place where people can change in an environment that fosters trust; where new values can be formed; responsibility developed and lasting relationships built. Circle Tree Ranch is dedicated to the inclusion and habilitation of people marginalized by addiction, homelessness, trauma, criminality, incarceration, poverty, racism, sexism and violence. Circle Tree Ranch is committed to research, development implementation and dissemination of information regarding community building.

Remembrance, Resolution, Reconciliation, Restoration, Renewal

About the Position:

As, Registered Nurse you will provide health care to adults, maintain health records and refer students to outside professional health and dental care providers as deemed necessary for any routine or emergency medical situations.


What You Will Do:

  • Manages a team of medical assistants in the Wellness Center and develops a team schedule to cover all duties therein.
  • Teaches faculty in assisting students with self-administration of medications and documentation of all medications administered.
  • Establishes and maintains health records, including medical history, physical examinations, information regarding doctor's visits, and a clinical record of health problems while in residence.
  • Oversees the arrangement of medical/psychological and dental examinations for students by a physician as deemed necessary and complete the required documentation.
  • Completes the Nursing Assessments for each new student.
  • Instructs students and faculty in specific health conditions.
  • Teaches students about personal hygiene and cleanliness.
  • Designs and implements a health care curriculum.
  • Functions as a liaison between student and physician when necessary.
  • Orders medications for students as necessary from pharmacies and maintains records of medications; supervises self-administration of medications; checks all prescriptions prior to their being filled.
  • Does follow up on all hospitalized students, including hospital visits and intervention as necessary.
  • Develops professional working relationships with local hospitals and detox centers. 
  • Provides emergency evaluation and services (treatment) as indicated.
  • Is compliant with all of Circle Tree Ranch's Wellness Policy & Procedures as outlined by AZ state regulations and CARF standards.
  • Participates in community building activities (teaching circles, groups, etc.)
  • On-Call for medical emergencies.
  • Additional Duties as assigned.


What You Will Bring:

  • Current License as a Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Minimum of two (2) years nursing experience
  • Ability to react quickly in an emergency
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Must have CPR and First Aid certificate and knowledge of all relevant emergency procedures
  • Ability to work with other medical professionals
  • Demonstrates ability to work with adults
  • Demonstrates ability to work with adults with abuse histories and mental/emotional challenges.
  • Basic computer literacy, as well as experience with Electronic Health Records and/or ability to learn new software relevant to position requirements

What We Offer:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision.
  • Paid vacation, sick time, & holidays.
  • 401K, HSA, & Life insurance programs
  • Organization committed to community action
  • Community oriented workplace





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