Walsh RMU is staffed with a full complement of professional, public service employees dedicated to the efficient delivery of health care services to this population. The unit offers 24-hour nursing services and on-staff physicians to provide for the inmate-patient medical needs. Walsh also has an on-site pharmacy and ancillary departments which include dental, dietary, and x-ray as well as physical, occupational and recreational therapies.

Our Mission:To promote, restore and maintain the health of incarcerated individuals in the New York State Correctional Facilities.


Mohawk Correctional Facility

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In addition, guidance, education, vocational training, library, ministerial and volunteer services round out the complete health care package available to the inmate-patient.

In September of 1994, a new phase of health care delivery system was inaugurated at Walsh RMU when the Ambulatory Services Unit was introduced. Meeting the outpatient needs of offenders located in the Central New York region the unit currently offers 22 outpatient clinical specialties including orthopedics, surgery, ophthalmology, cardiology, gastroenterology, urology, and infectious disease.


Job Title: Registered Nurse (Nurse 2) *24 openings* 


Summary: As a Nurse 2, you will provide professional nursing services appropriate to individuals at the Mohawk Correctional Facility Walsh Regional Medical Unit. Services may include, but are not limited to, nursing interventions and their documentation, case finding, health teaching/counseling and provision of supportive and/or restorative care. You will also participate in staff training, prepare clinical and administrative reports, maintain infection control standards, and function as a member of a treatment team. You may also act as a charge nurse on a unit or in a residence, or as house or unit supervisor in a nursing home.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Eligibility for a license issued by the State of New York to practice as a Nurse. Possession of the license at the time of appointment.

  • Salary range- $46,859 - $59,638 Based on experience
  • Additional Compensation: Oneida County Geographical Pay $7000 all shifts, $5000 Shift Differential 3-11 shift, $7000 Shift Differential 11-7 shift
  • Secure work environment.
  • New York State benefits include: retirement/pension, health insurance, prescription coverage, dental coverage, vision benefits, 13 vacation days annually, 12 holidays, 5 personal days, and sick leave.

Please call Mohawk Correctional Facility Personnel Office at 315-339-5232 x3600 or e-mail Brenda.Lee@doccs.ny.gov if you have any questions.


Job Title: Licensed Practical Nurse


Job Summary: As an LPN under the supervision of a Registered Nurse, you would be involved in the treatment of patients/residents at the Mohawk Correctional Facility Walsh Regional Medical Unit. You would prepare and apply simple dressings; bathe and feed patients/residents; and care for patients/residents and their quarters by performing such tasks as making beds, changing linen, lifting and moving patients/residents and caring for their personal effects.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must possess a valid and current license to practice nursing in New York State.
  • Salary range- $35,915 - $44,077
  • Secure work environment.
  • New York State benefits include: retirement/pension, health insurance, prescription coverage, dental coverage, vision benefits, 13 vacation days annually, 12 holidays, 5 personal days, and sick leave.

Please call Mohawk Correctional Facility Personnel Office at 315-339-5232 x3600 or e-mail Brenda.Lee@doccs.ny.gov to obtain an application and instructions on submittal.


Job Title: Nurse Practitioner Adult Health


Job Summary: Autonomously and in collaboration with health care professionals and other individuals provides a full range of primary, acute and specialty health care services, including: Ordering, performing and interpreting diagnostic tests such as lab work and x-rays. Diagnosing and treating acute and chronic conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, infections, and injuries. Prescribing medications and other treatments. Managing patients' overall care. Counselling and educating patients on disease prevention and positive health and lifestyle choices.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

Must possess a valid and current license to practice in New York State.

  • Salary range- $71,309 – $90,020
  • Secure work environment.
  • New York State benefits include: retirement/pension, health insurance, prescription coverage, dental coverage, vision benefits, 13 vacation days annually, 12 holidays, 5 personal days, and sick leave.

Apply Now Link Please call Mohawk Correctional Facility Personnel Office at 315-339-5232 x3600 or e-mail Brenda.Lee@doccs.ny.gov to obtain an application and instructions on submittal.


Job Title: Dietitian 2


Job Summary: Under the general supervision of a Nutrition Services Administrator 1, consults with physicians on special diet programs; participates in treatment team activities; educates staff in the preparation and administration of special diets and menus; assists in the instruction of direct care and food service staff, regarding diet therapy, food/drug interactions, and food preparation. Trains patients to plan proper diets and other related duties.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

Must be a Registered Dietitian in New York State.

  • Salary range- $52,293 – $66,494
  • Secure work environment.
  • New York State benefits include: retirement/pension, health insurance, prescription coverage, dental coverage, vision benefits, 13 vacation days annually, 12 holidays, 5 personal days, and sick leave.

Mohawk Correctional Facility will be holding an Open House on July 27th for any Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse. The Open House will include an overview of correctional nursing and an explanation of how the hiring process works. A description of available benefits will also be part of the presentation. A tour of the Walsh Regional Medical Unit and the new wing will complete the open house. Interviews will be conducted if participants would like.

There will be two scheduled sessions, at 10:00am and at 4:00pm. Please contact Lorrie Manuele at Lorrie.Manuele@doccs.ny.gov or call her at 315-339-5232 x3020 and register.

This highly informative session is a great way to discover a future in Correctional Nursing!!