Facility: Western Region Detention Facility at San Diego

Pay: $57.92 per hour

Bonus (if applicable): $2000 Sign on bonus

H&W: $4.41 per hour This position is eligible to receive a Health & Welfare Benefit Rate per hour on all hours paid up to 40 hours per week and not to exceed 2,080 hours per year.

Shift: First

Benefits: Employees working a normal work week (30 hours or more) will enjoy a competitive benefits package for an energized workforce with options for you and your family including:

Paid time off         Paid holidays          401(k)
401(k) matching       Health Insurance         Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance       Life Insurance           Flexible spending account
Health savings account    Tuition Reimbursement      Reduced tuition rates
Employee discount      Employee assistance program  Pet insurance
Disability Insurance     Paid training           Other benefits available

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Are you a Registered Nurse (RN) looking for a challenging yet rewarding environment, where you can really make a difference? Are you passionate about people and believe that everyone deserves the highest quality of healthcare? If so, then we have the role for you! As the industry's global leader in evidence-based rehabilitation, we are looking for people like you to add to our growing team of professionals!

Join A Community That Cares

Joining GEO means contributing to our mission to provide the best rehabilitation and community reintegration programs and services to those in our care. GEO is a place for professional growth, exploration, creativity, and valuable interpersonal relationships. Interested in achieving extraordinary things? Send in your application. Every one of our employees makes us who we are.


This position performs quality improvement activities in the daily operations of Health Services. The RN, Quality Control performs the duties of the department as described below and in accordance with current applicable federal, state, and local standards and regulations.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assists with inquiries by outside agencies during audits or reviews.
  • Assists in the development of processes and procedures to ensure quality patient services and compliance with professional standards.
  • Consult and coordinate with healthcare team members to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care plans.
  • Analyzes and monitors performance data to determine trends to reduce costs and improve patient services.
  • Identifies opportunities for improvement, understands work processes, identifies the root causes of variation, develops feasible change options, implements the changes, measures the impact or result of improvements, and makes recommendations to maintain or make further enhancements.
  • Identifies and assists in resolving areas of non-compliance, and facilitates improvement and integration of standards into work processes and systems.
  • Measures the impact of improvement initiatives.
  • Assures the improvement activities are documented and reported within the organization and externally as appropriate.
  • Reviews or evaluates the services of health care providers or facilities and charges for such services.
  • Applies and appropriately uses performance-enhancing tools in support of the improvement process (cause-effect diagrams, flow charts, brainstorming), problem analysis, and measurement.
  • Plans and organizes quality control programs and activities.
  • Provides recommendations and reports to management, as necessary/required, concerning quality control programs and processes.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

We're looking for individuals from different backgrounds

Building an inclusive culture where every employee can perform to their maximum potential is the center of GEOs employee value proposition. Our success is based on diversity in our workforce and the inclusion of eclectic perspectives, ideas, and backgrounds. Everyone is encouraged to apply. Heres to unlimited ideas, increased productivity, and innovative solutions!

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required. Must have a current, unrestricted license to practice as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the state the facility is located. Maintains a current copy of the license on file at the facility at all times.
  • Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as an RN in this state.
  • Two (2) years of direct work experience is strongly preferred.
  • Possesses knowledge of and adheres to OSHA regulations and infection control standards
  • Must possess competence in the performance of the following services: crisis intervention, medical emergencies, physical assessment, medical nursing care, and psychiatric nursing care.
  • Exhibiting excellent interpersonal and communication (oral, written) skills
  • Must have the ability to work without direct, immediate supervision in performing nursing assessments, and be able to provide appropriate treatment utilizing approved protocols.
  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.
  • Must be a United States citizen.
  • Must be willing to go through a rigorous federal background investigation.