Jackson County
Sheriff's Office
Brownstown, Indiana
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Job Opening for Nurse




        Broad knowledge of medical needs for adults

        Certification to instruct First Aid and CPR courses

        Knowledge of accepted principles and practices of Nursing, with ability to effectively examine detainees, assess health needs and provide information, treatments, assistance, referrals as appropriate

        Knowledge of Standard English grammar, spelling and punctuation; must have strong written and verbal communication skills

        Ability to prepare medical records and maintain detailed files and charts as required

        Ability to effectively communicate with jail staff, personnel from other health-related agencies and families of detainees

        Ability to maintain strict confidentiality of all department records and information

        Ability to respond to emergencies on a 24-hour basis

        Ability to follow all personnel policies and rules of the organization


        Graduate of accredited nurses training program and current licensing as a Registered Nurse in the State of Indiana with at least one year experience, and current registration and accreditation requirements, or a licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Indiana with at least two years experience.

        Certification to instruct First Aid and CPR courses

Starting Wage: $22.60/hr.  after 6 months: $24.41/hr.

You can get an application at: www.jacksoncountysheriffin.org  (Under the Links & Resources Tab) 

Or pick up an application from the Receptionist at the Jackson County Sheriff's Department  (Monday-Friday  8:00am-4:00pm)

Please return your application and resume by February 12, 2021; to the Jackson County Sheriff's Department or email them to: Sheriff Rick Meyer at rmeyer@jacksoncountyin.org