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YesCare Corp Travel Director of Nursing in Brentwood, Tennessee

Experience & Requirements

  • Associate degree in Nursing Required, Bachelor’s degree in healthcare preferred

  • Three (3) years of experience in healthcare administration setting preferred.

  • Two (2) years of correctional experience preferred.

  • Active RN license in state where position is located with unrestricted/non probationary status. Specialty certification desired (i.e. CCHP, ACHE, etc.).

  • Subject to initial and ongoing security clearance requirements.

  • Extensive travel required. Flexibility to manage multiple different contracts and consent degrees.

  • Must maintain a current CPR certification.

  • Subject to initial and ongoing security clearance requirement.

A background check, security clearance and drug screening are required for this role.

YesCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. In compliance with federal and state employment opportunity laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, Vietnam era veteran, or disabled Veteran status. EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans.



Below is a list of your responsibilities as a Travel Director of Nursing with YesCare:

  • Implements appropriate work structure and processes to accomplish goals for patient care specific to contract requirements and healthcare policy and procedures.

  • Assists and supports professional and paraprofessional nursing staff in provision of patient care.

  • Participates in screening interviews with candidates for basic knowledge, skills and fit within the corrections environment. Coordinates and monitors orientation, in-service and continuing education for nursing and ancillary personnel to enhance performance levels.

  • Develops monthly schedule for nursing staff and nursing support staff and ensures that enough nursing staff are scheduled on each shift with the appropriate skill level.

  • Ensures nursing practice conforms to state licensure, accreditation, and regulatory agency requirements in the clinical setting.

  • Acts as a liaison with other operating units, agencies, and outside officials.

  • Ensures that nursing records and nursing documentation are correctly maintained.

  • Demonstrates accountability for ensuring an environment where professional conflict resolution is valued.

  • Demonstrates objectivity, thoroughness, insightfulness, and probing behaviors when approaching problems.

  • Ensures annual performance evaluations are conducted and completed with all personnel, including peer reviews.

  • May ensure QIP (Quality Improvement Plans) are completed accurately and timely for submission.

  • Holds monthly staff meetings with clinical staff to ensure compliance and communication of related healthcare information.

  • Participates in Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Activities.

  • Participate in Patient Care Committee Meeting as needed.

  • May counsel and discipline employees as warranted by breach of Corizon policies and procedures.

  • Exercises discretion and independent judgment in decision-making process, planning, directing, conserving, and controlling the management of the facility.

  • Attends meetings, Regional and Corporate, as required.

  • Coordinates the Annual Health Services planning process for the site.

  • Accepts on-call cell phone responsibilities.

  • Assists with filling in shifts as needed

  • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

  • Other duties as assigned by management.

YesCare Benefits (only applicable for full-time positions)

  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance

  • Life and Disability Insurance

  • Generous PTO plan

  • 401k with matching funds

  • Employee Discount and Rewards Program

  • Tuition Assistance

  • Continuing Education Reimbursement

About YesCare Health

Correctional healthcare is not just a job. It’s a calling.

By choosing a career with YesCare, you are choosing the opportunity to truly make a difference in the health, well-being, and future of the patients you serve. We take pride in being a pioneer provider of correctional healthcare. As a YesCare professional, you have access to the resources and support to enhance your skills, build a solid foundation to reach your career potential, and contribute to the care and well-being of an underserved population. There is no greater calling. Join YesCare today and be part of our legacy of innovation and clinical expertise.

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ID 2022-12881

Job Locations US-TN-Brentwood

Category Clinical & Operations Leadership

Position Type Regular Full-time

Shift / Schedule Variable

Location ID 99650