Why Work for the State of Michigan?
- Competitive Salaries
- Some jobs may qualify for shift differential pay and/or prison pay of $0.40 to $0.50 per hour
- Career Advancement
- Vacation, Sick, and School and Community Leave
- Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance
Long-Term Disability, Long-Term Care, Flexible Spending Accounts
- Deferred Compensation Plans 457 and 401(k) including contribution and employer match up to total of 7%
- Twelve Paid Holidays and Day Off for Major Elections
- Paid Parental Leave-Provides eligible individuals up to 12 weeks of paid leave immediately following birth or adoption of a child.
Under the guidance and direct oversight of a licensed Registered Nurse, this position performs a range of patient care assignments within the secure perimeter of MDOC facilities. Upon obtaining licensure within six (6) months of hire and successful performance, the position will be reclassified to the Registered Nurse P11.
Positions are located at various correctional facilities throughout the state. You may select your preferred work location and shift availability under the supplemental questions listed on the posting when you apply.
- Adrian (Gus Harrison Correctional Facility)
- Coldwater (Lakeland Correctional Facility)
- Detroit (Detroit Detention Center)
- Ionia (Bellamy Creek, Ionia Maximum, Michigan Reformatory, Richard Handlon Correctional Facilities)
- Jackson (Charles Egeler, Cooper Street and Parnall Correctional Facilities)
- Jackson (G. Robert Cotton)
- Jackson (Duane Waters Health Center)
- Lapeer (Thumb Correctional Facility)
- New Haven (Macomb Correctional Facility)
- Whitmore Lake (Woodland Correctional Facility)
- Ypsilanti (Women's Huron Valley Correctional Facility)
To view the Position Description, click HERE (Download PDF reader).
To view the Job Specification, click HERE (Download PDF reader).
Working in MDOC Health Care-- click HERE.
Required Education and Experience
Possession of a diploma, associate's, bachelor's, or master's degree in nursing
accepted for licensure by the Michigan Board of Nursing.
No specific type or amount is required.
Additional Requirements and Information
Your application will remain on file for six months. If you are interested after the six months period, you must reapply.
If you have questions or need assistance uploading and/or attaching your documents, please call the Office of Career Services at 800-788-1766.
The Department of Corrections may screen out job applicants who have been convicted of a felony in accordance with Public Act 191 of 2017. Applicants who have been convicted of a misdemeanor or felony are ineligible for employment with the Department of Corrections until satisfactory completion of any sentence imposed, including parole or probation.