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MacLaren Youth Correctional Facility - Registered Nurses New

Woodburn, OR


Hiring Company

Oregon Youth Authority

Positions Available

Full Time, Part Time

Salary Information

$84,528 - $122,532 / year

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Position Description

Are you a Registered Nurse looking for your next rewarding opportunity? Consider joining our Health Services division and help us as we operate under the principle that youth need to be healthy in mind and body in order to actively participate in reformation programs. Join our amazing team today!

Oregon Youth Authority is seeking a dedicated and compassionate Institution Registered Nurse to join our team at the MacLaren Youth Correctional Facility. As a Health Services Clinic Nurse, you will play a crucial role in promoting and maintaining the physical and mental well-being of the youth in custody who are committed to an OYA (Oregon Youth Authority) youth correctional facility. In this position, you will be responsible for providing comprehensive health care services, ensuring the delivery of high-quality care to our youth. Your primary focus will be to provide direct professional nursing care to youth with physical and mental health complaints, while also developing individualized nursing care plans to address their specific needs. This is an exciting opportunity to make a positive impact on the lives of young individuals and contribute to their overall rehabilitation and well-being. If you are passionate about nursing and dedicated to improving the lives of youth in custody, we encourage you to apply for this rewarding position.

Would you like to learn more about this position or how our application process works? Join our Recruitment team every Wednesday during our OYA Career Chat Sessions. We can assist you with all your application and agency questions!

Join us every Wednesday from 11:00am-11:30am.

Click Here to Register for OYA Career Chats!


At Oregon Youth Authority (OYA), diversity, equity, and inclusion are more than just words on a page. To meet our mission and live our values as an agency, DEI must be at the heart of all we do. We support cultural competence, develop teams, and cultivate leaders in ways that are equitable to everyone, especially people of color, those who identify as LGBTQ+, or those from other marginalized communities. We are explicit and intentional as we identify resources that all our youth and staff need to grow and prosper. Our DEI work connects closely with our culture of positive human development, with safe and supportive environments where everyone is held accountable and connected to their community. The end goal is to protect the public and reduce crime by holding youth accountable and providing opportunities for reformation in safe environments.

If you are looking to join a team that values individual and cultural differences, with the opportunity to contribute to youth reformation by enriching our workforce with diversity, OYA wants to hear from you!  People of color, women, and other members of historically marginalized communities are strongly encouraged to apply!

For more information please visit www.oregon.gov/oya.

What's in it for You?
OYA values our employees. We believe that your time outside of the workplace is as valuable as it is inside the workplace. We offer a great work/life balance and a competitive benefits package, including low-cost, high-coverage health insurance, generous time-off, and a competitive retirement plan.

Discover more about working in Oregon state government by clicking here.

Additional Details:

  • Multiple Positions: This recruitment announcement will be used to establish a list of qualified candidates to fill current and future vacancies - permanent, full-time, part-time and temporary positions with varying shifts. When MacLaren Youth Correctional Facility has an opening, your application will be reviewed at that time. 
  • Representation: This position is represented by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU/OPEU).
  • Starting Salary Expectations: $84,528 yearly ($40.64 hourly) to $97,176 yearly ($46.72 hourly); based on qualifications, experience, and internal equity (should you have significant years of experience performing this work in a correctional setting with youth, starting salary may be higher)
  • Position Salary Range: up to $131,052 Annual Salary.
  • This position receives annual increases on anniversary date until the maximum of the salary range is reached.
  • Upon PERS eligibility, employees will receive a 6.95% increase to their base salary and will pay the employee 6% contribution to PERS
  • Please save a copy of this job announcement for your reference, as it may not be available for you to view after the job closes.

NOTE: Please ensure you’ve provided a thorough and updated application as it pertains to the position for which you are applying. Your application materials will be used to determine salary based on a pay equity assessment.  For further information, please visit the Pay Equity Project homepage.

What We Are Looking For:

Possess a valid Oregon Registered Professional Nurse's License at the time of appointment.

Special Qualifications:

  • Possess an active CPR card

Desired Attributes: We may show preference to candidates whose application materials demonstrate the following:

  • Experience working with an Electronic Health Record System.
  • Knowledge of medical ethics.
  • Experience working in a team environment in a variety of environments and situations.
  • Experience prioritizing and completing work assignments with specified deadlines.

How to apply:

    Please go to the state of Oregon job website here: https://oregon.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/SOR_External_Career_Site/job/Institution-Registered-Nurse-pool---MacLaren-Youth-Correctional-Facility_REQ-154079

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