Prison Nurse

Responsibilities

  • monitoring medical supplies
  • monitor patient's progress and responses to medical treatments
  • administer medication
  • limit supply of potentially dangerous medical materials (scalpels)

Work Environment

  • Prison
  • Jail
  • Juvenile detention Center

Qualifications

  • Get licensed practical nurse
  • Pass national council licensure examination
  • Work as a registered nurse for a year
  • Pass your Correctional Health Professional Certification exam

Money

  • Earn $50,000-$60,000 a year
  • Typical nurse earns $40,000-$50,000
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