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Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Registered Nurse - SCI Laurel Highlands in Pennsylvania

Registered Nurse - SCI Laurel Highlands

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Registered Nurse - SCI Laurel Highlands


$86,189.00 - $107,345.00 Annually


Somerset County, PA

Job Type

Civil Service Permanent Full-Time

Job Number



Department of Corrections



Opening Date


Closing Date

7/23/2024 11:59 PM Eastern

Job Code


Position Number



SEIU - Healthcare PA

Bargaining Unit


Pay Group


Bureau / Division Code


Bureau / Division

Department of Corrections - State Correctional Institute Laurel Highlands

Worksite Address

5706 Glades Pike


Somerset, Pennsylvania

Zip Code


Contact Name

Corleen Schmucker

Contact Phone


Contact Email

  • Description

  • Benefits

  • Questions


Start the next chapter of your Nursing Career! The Pennsylvania Department of Corrections is actively seeking devoted and passionate Registered Nurses. As a Corrections Nurse, you will enjoy working with experienced auxiliary staff and will have excellent managerial support. At the Department of Corrections, we work together as a dedicated team where collaboration and communication are integral.

We offer an excellent compensation package, including competitive income, generous paid time off, health insurance, and an excellent retirement package. We want to hear from you, so apply today!


86189 The Corrections Nurse is responsible for the 24-hour health care of offenders at their assigned Institution. Duties may vary based on area of assignment. You will be conducting physical assessments in response to offender ailments, establishing a nursing diagnosis, and referring offenders to a practitioner. You will be providing medication and treatment as ordered and monitoring medication compliance by offenders and observing the effectiveness of medication. You will also be providing health-related education to staff and offenders and maintaining department compliance for inspections.

If you have the required medical experience as indicated below and wish to explore a rewarding career that offers the opportunity to share your skills while earning a great salary, apply today!

Additional details regarding the duties of this position may be found in the position description ( .

Work Hours and Additional Information:

  • Full-time employment.

  • 5 days a week, 8-hour shifts; 40-hour work week.

  • The Department of Corrections is staffed by three (3) work shifts that cover the facility 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

  • 1st shift: 6:00 AM - 2:30 PM; 2nd shift: 2:00 PM - 10:30 PM; and 3rd shift: 10:00 PM - 6:30 AM

  • Work hours TO BE DETERMINED. Work schedule to be discussed during the interview.

  • Rotating off days.

  • Alternative work schedules may be available, depending on operational needs.

  • This position is eligible for full retirement benefits at age 50 or 55.

  • Please Note: Selected candidates who are new to employment within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania will begin employment at the starting annual salary of $86,189 (before taxes).

  • You will receive further communication regarding this position via email. Please check your email, including spam folders, for these notices.



Necessary Special Requirements:

  • This position requires active authorization to practice as a Registered Nurse in Pennsylvania.

  • All employees possessing an active temporary practice permit must obtain licensure as a Registered Nurse within the one (1) year period defined by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing.

    Other Requirements:

  • PA residency requirement ( is currentlywaivedfor this title.

  • If you are within 60 days of graduating from a school of nursing approved by the State Board of Nursing, you are eligible to apply for this job posting. At the time of appointment to a position, you must show proof of possession of a current, valid PA temporary practice permit or PA Registered Nurse license.

  • Successful completion of basic training in Elizabethtown, PA is required.

  • You must be able to perform essential job functions.

    Legal Requirements:

  • You must pass a background investigation.

    How to Apply:

  • Resumes, cover letters, and similar documents willnotbe reviewed, and the information contained therein will not be considered for the purposes of determining your eligibility for the position. Information to support your eligibility for the position must be provided on the application (i.e., relevant, detailed experience/education).

  • If you are claiming education in your answers to the supplemental application questions, you must attach a copy of your college transcripts for your claim to be accepted toward meeting the minimum requirements. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.

  • Your application must be submitted by the posting closing date. Late applications and other required materials will not be accepted.

  • Failure to comply with the above application requirements may eliminate you from consideration for this position.


  • Pennsylvania law (51 Pa. C.S. §7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs. To learn more about employment preferences for veterans, go to and click the Veterans’ Preference tab or contact us at .

    Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS):

  • 711 (hearing and speech disabilities or other individuals).

    If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodations due to a disability, please discuss your request for accommodations with the interviewer in advance of your interview date.

    The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law. All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.


  • Completing the application, including all supplemental questions, serves as your exam for this position. No additional exam is required at a test center (also referred to as a written exam).

  • Your score is based on the detailed information you provide on your application and in response to the supplemental questions.

  • Your score is valid for this specific posting only.

  • You must provide complete and accurate information or:

  • your score may be lower than deserved.

  • you may be disqualified.

  • You may only apply/testoncefor this posting.

  • Your results will be provided via email.

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Health & Wellness

We offer multiple health plans so our employees can choose what works best for themselves and their families. Our comprehensive benefits package includes health coverage, vision, dental, and wellness programs.*

Compensation & Financial Planning

We invest in our employees by providing competitive wages and encouraging financial wellness by offering multiple ways to save money and ensure peace of mind including multiple retirement and investment plan options.

Work/Life Balance

We know there’s more to life than just work! Our generous paid leave benefits include paid vacation, paid sick leave, eight weeks of paid parental leave, military leave, and paid time off for most major U.S. holidays, as well as flexible work schedules and work-from-home opportunities.*

Values and Culture

We believe in the work we do and provide continual opportunities for our employees to grow and contribute to the greater good. As one of the largest employers in the state, we provide opportunities for internal mobility, professional development, and the opportunity to give back by participating in workplace charitable giving.

Employee Perks

Sometimes, it is the little “extras” that make a big difference. Our employees receive special employee-only discounts and rates on a variety of services and memberships.

For more information on all of these Total Rewards benefits, please and click on the benefits box.

*Eligibility rules apply.


You must complete the supplemental question(s) below. Failure to provide complete and accurate information may delay the processing of your application or result in a lower-than-deserved score or disqualification. Youmustcomplete the applicationandanswer the supplemental question(s). Resumes, cover letters, and similar documents willnotbe reviewed for the purposes of determining your eligibility for the position or to determine your score. All information you provide on your application and supplemental question(s) is subject to verification. Any misrepresentation, falsification or omission of material facts is subject to penalty. Read the question(s) carefully. Determine and select the option that most closely represents your highest level of experience/training/certification. The option you choose must be clearly supported if requested.

If you have read and understand these instructions, please click on the "Yes" button and proceed to the exam questions.

If you have general questions regarding the application and hiring process, please refer to ourFAQ page ( .

  • Yes


    Registered Nurse - Do you possess active authorization to practice as a Registered Nurse in Pennsylvania; or do you possess an active temporary permit to practice as a Registered Nurse in Pennsylvania?

  • Yes

  • No


    Nurse - If yes, please list the state that issued your license, your license number, and the expiration date. If you answered no to the question above, please type N/A in the box below.


    Are you within 60 days of graduating from a Registered Nursing program?

  • Yes

  • No


    If you answered yes to the question above, please provide your anticipated graduation date in the text box below. If you answered no to the question above, please type N/A in the text box below.


    1st Shift - Are you willing to work 1st shift? You will be considered for only the shift(s) you indicate you are willing to work.

  • Yes

  • No


    2nd Shift - Are you willing to work 2nd shift? You will be considered for only the shift(s) you indicate you are willing to work.

  • Yes

  • No


    3rd Shift - Are you willing to work 3rd shift? You will be considered for only the shift(s) you indicate you are willing to work.

  • Yes

  • No

    Required Question


Commonwealth of Pennsylvania


613 North Street

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 17120