State of Wyoming

  • Worland, WY
  • $4,173-5,378 per month
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 1 month ago
Description and Functions

Open Until Filled


Wyoming Boys School is a school servicing grades 7 to 12 and is located in Worland, WY.

Worland, is located within the Big Horn Basin and along the Big Horn River in beautiful Northwestern Wyoming. We are fortunate to have easy access to the Big Horn Mountains to the west and the Wind River Mountains to the south including the Wind River Canyon. A community hub for the 5,487 people who reside within the city limits, Worland has a proud heritage of initiative, innovation and just plain grit. A great city to raise a family, Worland offers excitement for everyone.

As a Nurse at the Wyoming Boys' School you will be providing professional nursing services to resident students in the juvenile corrections/treatment facility.

Human Resource Contact: Suzanne Wood 307-347-5304

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The listed functions are illustrative only and are not intended to describe every function which may be performed in the job level.
  • Provides professional nursing services to patients, clients and staff in chronic as well as acute care settings.
  • Performs nursing assessment, diagnosis, treatment & evaluation of ill and disabled persons.
  • Provides continuous care of patients through assessing, evaluating and implementing processes to assure appropriate patient care and outcomes.
  • Accurately prepares and administers medications and treatments as ordered by the physician.
  • Provides pre and post-operative care.
  • Triages calls from staff and handles routine concerns and emergencies.
  • Communicates with Physician and follows through on orders as appropriate.
  • Reviews lab values and consult reports.
  • Provides formal assessments, documentation and progress notes.
  • Assists with patient ADL's (activities of daily living).
  • Arranges for and conducts nursing clinics and classes; teaches individuals and groups in health promotion and disease prevention.


Preference will be given to Registered Nurse applicants with 1 year of experience in a correctional setting.

  • Knowledge of laws, principles, practices, and techniques of professional nursing.
  • Knowledge of the maintenance of medical records, charts, reports, and observations.
  • Knowledge of principles of the nursing process and scientific process.
  • Knowledge of public healthcare functions and essential services.
  • Knowledge of applying medical diagnosis and treatment to patient care.
  • Knowledge of scientific concepts as a basis for decision making.
  • Knowledge of physical, biological, and behavioral sciences.
  • Knowledge of evaluation services and programs according to standards.
  • Knowledge of work management and leadership theory and practice.
  • Knowledge of federal, state, and local law pertaining to healthcare.


Bachelor's Degree (typically in Nursing)


0-2 years of progressive work experience (typically in Nursing) with acquired knowledge at the level of an LPN

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Must be licensed or eligible for licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of Wyoming


Education & Experience Substitution:

3-5 years of progressive work experience (typically in Nursing) with acquired knowledge at the level of an LPN

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Must be licensed or eligible for licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of Wyoming

Necessary Special Requirements


Must be able to:
  • Lift/transfer patients to different positions.
  • Lift medical/patient equipment of varying sizes and weights up to 50 lbs.
  • Restrain clients for treatments.
  • Work evenings, nights, and /or weekends when the situation requires it.
  • FLSA: Exempt
  • A background check, including the taking of fingerprints, will be completed through the Wyoming Department of Criminal Investigation, the Department of Family Services and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, for every successful applicant.
  • State of Wyoming Benefits Package
Supplemental Information

049-Department of Family Services - Wyoming Boys' School

Click to view the State of Wyoming Classification and Pay Structure.


The State of Wyoming is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively supports the ADA and reasonably accommodates qualified applicants with disabilities.

Class Specifications are subject to change, please refer to the A & I HRD Website to ensure that you have the most recent version.

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