State of Oregon Registered Nurse - Two Rivers Correctional Institution in Umatilla, Oregon

Registered Nurse - Two Rivers Correctional Institution



Registered Nurse - Two Rivers Correctional Institution


$62,196.00 - $90,048.00 Annually


Umatilla, OR

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1/31/2019 11:59 PM Pacific

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This institution qualifies for the Health Provider Service Area Program

and the Nurse Corp Loan Repayment Program

These positions are with the Oregon Department of Corrections (ODOC); Health Services program and are represented by American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME). The purpose of this program is to provide health care to inmates located a Two Rivers Correctional Institution (TRCI) in Umatilla.

We currently have fulltime nursing positions available. Please check us out and see if becoming a member of our team will fit in with your lifestyle and help achieve the quality of life you are looking for. The facility is only minutes away from the wonderful adventures you may want to experience in our beautiful State of Oregon.

In addition to the salary listed, department nurses receive a 4.75% differential if they possess a Bachelor's degree in Nursing or a 9.5% differential for a Master's degree.

Join our elite team of well-trained, highly qualified Health Services Professionals dedicated to delivering comprehensive care to our inmate population.

Two Rivers Correctional Institution (TRCI) encloses 280 acres with a capacity of 1,846 adults in custody, medium and minimum security units. The units consist of 100 mental health beds, 252 bed disciplinary segregation unit, 16 bed infirmary/hospice unit, 90 bed administrative housing unit, and a 28 bed dialysis unit. TRCI is a single level facility allowing for quick and safe patient access and mobility, wheelchair accessible with handicap cells and accommodations on each unit. Being the only facility in the state providing dialysis for the male adults in custody, we have a higher level of acuity with patients possessing two or more chronic diseases.

Our facility is located along the Columbia River – providing beautiful scenery and the chance for boating, fishing, and several other water sports. Located only an hour away from the mountains – hiking, camping, and gaming are also big draws. Umatilla offers the small community feel, with big city shopping and great food only 30 minutes away in Tri-Cities, WA. For a weekend of fun, Portland, OR is a three hour drive and the mountains for some family fun, skiing, and snowboarding are just over an hour. Come enjoy the best Oregon has to offer.

Benefits: The State of Oregon provides a generous benefit package, which includes family health and dental insurance, optional short and long-term disability and term life insurance – all of which can be tailored to individual needs. Also provided are fully paid retirement program, modest life insurance policy, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave. These positions are eligible for Police & Fire (P&F) benefits through PERS, as defined by statute. P&F benefits are limited to the Director, employees of the DOC facilities used to incarcerate adults, and parole and probation officers. This benefit will be discussed with you at time of hire.

Duties & Responsibilities

The employees in these positions provide nursing care to inmates during confinement at state correctional institutions. They assist the Medical Services Manager in the operation of the health care unit at the institution in the development, direction, coordination, and evaluation of professional nursing practices, and by assuming responsibility for the operation of the unit in the absence of management staff.

Please review the job description for this position. Job Description

.Working Conditions

  • requires working independently with little or no supervision;

  • must have the ability to work any or all of the seven days of the week, including but not limited to, Saturdays or Sundays or both; and work any shift of the day, including, but not limited to, days swing, or nights;

  • requires contact with inmates, who may become violent, in a prison setting;

  • occasionally requires mandatory double shifts;

  • requires walking or standing for long periods;

  • requires climbing stairs;

  • may require limited exertion resulting from patient care;

  • are exposed to chemicals, radiation, communicable diseases, or other hazards inherent in a health care and correctional setting; and

  • may require occasional local or in-state travel for training or meetings.

Qualifications, Required & Requested Skills

You must have, or have the ability to obtain:

  • a current unencumbered Registered Nurse license issued by the Oregon State Board of Nursing by the date of appointment

NOTE: Licenses are verified using online verification systems, by state. If a public disciplinary record is found through the verification process, applications may be held for further review. Each disciplinary record is reviewed on a case-by-case basis and may affect the status of your application, depending on the outcome of the review process.

Desired Attributes

  • Clear and unencumbered license

  • Direct patient care experience in the last 2 years; this can include nursing school clinical experience

  • Good Communication Skills - orally and written

  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills

  • Ability to maintain composure under stressful situations

The work experience section of the NEOGOV application must clearly show that you meet the minimum qualifications of the position or your application may be rejected. A resume will not substitute for completing the work experience section of your application.

Additional Information

You must have a valid e-mail address to apply for jobs with the Oregon Department of Corrections. All communication regarding your application and status will be done by


If you have application login problems, get an error message during the application process, or are experiencing other technical (computer related) difficulties, please call the NEOGOV helpdesk for assistance at 1-855-524-5627 or

The pay and benefits on all announcement may change without notice.

Application Reference Number: DOC18-07151

Oregon Department of Corrections complies with the Federal Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA). PREA prohibits ODOC from hiring, or promoting anyone who has engaged in, been convicted of, or been civilly or administratively adjudicated for engaging in sexual abuse in Institution settings. These include a jail, prison, or other correctional facility (including juvenile corrections). This standard requires ODOC to conduct background checks on all applicants considered for employment or promotion to consider any incidents of substantiated allegations of sexual abuse or sexual harassment in determining whether to hire or promote anyone who may have contact with inmates.

For more information regarding PREA please visit:

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A career with Oregon state government offers MANY benefits

The following information describes typical benefits available for employees. Actual benefits received may differ by position or be prorated for other than full time work.

Core Benefits

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans with premiums currently covered in full for both employees and dependents

  • Fully paid employee basic life insurance coverage at $5,000

Optional Insurance Benefits

  • Group-based premiums for optional life (employee, spouse or domestic partner and dependent)

  • Long-term and short-term disability

  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment

  • Optional long-term care insurance available for self and eligible family members

Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Option to enroll in pre-tax flexible spending accounts for health care or dependent day care

Retirement Benefits

  • Membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)/Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP)

  • Six percent employer paid contribution into a defined contribution program

  • Employer contribution into a defined benefit program

  • Option to enroll in the Oregon Savings Growth Plan, a deferred compensation program offering a wide variety of investment options

Paid Leaves & Other Benefits

  • Sick leave earned at the rate of 8 hours per month with no maximum accumulation

  • Vacation leave earned at a minimum rate of 8 hours per month with accrual rate increases at 5-year increments

  • 24 hours personal leave earned each fiscal year **

  • Nine paid holidays a year

  • Innovative Employee Assistance Program that offers work-life counseling, along with homeowner, legal and family resources

** Dept. of Corrections represented employees receive 8 personal business hours that are converted to vacation hours.