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Correctional Medical Services Reviews

Updated January 10, 2015
Updated January 10, 2015
18 Reviews
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18 Reviews
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Correctional Medical Services

    Pros

    great pay
    good co workers
    emr
    ideas and thoughts count
    challenging

    Cons

    same for any job, if you can't make a shift you have find your own replacement
    other than that, same cons everyjob has.

  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Correctional Medical

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Counselor in Wilmington, DE
    Former Employee - Counselor in Wilmington, DE

    I worked at Correctional Medical Services full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Never a dull moment; lots of good people to work with; your input is heard

    Cons

    Top-heavy administration; lots of rules that change frequently; easy to get overwhelmed so you really have to take care of yourself -- definitely not a nurturing environment.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Maintain stability and clarity; communication is the key

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    Nursing field provides variety.

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Correctional Facility Nurse in North Little Rock, AR
    Former Employee - Correctional Facility Nurse in North Little Rock, AR

    I worked at Correctional Medical Services full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    You provide different levels of care within one setting. There are opportunities for providing routine, urgent, and emergent care. You will see a variety of health issues that will allow you to gain experience in different areas of health.

    Cons

    The environment that you work within is very stressful. Being a correctional nurse is not for everyone, so you should weigh you options and personality very carefully before starting a career in correctional nursing.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Standardize employee interactions

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    You will need to be tough skinned, alert, aggressive, quick thinker, confident and careful, studious.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
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    Former Employee - Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Charleston, MO
    Former Employee - Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Charleston, MO

    I worked at Correctional Medical Services

    Pros

    Pay is good, shifts flexible, overtime pay is good, staff is effecient, training for new positions needs improvement, computer skills, insurance is good.

    Cons

    Inmates call personnell names, you see very personal and ilicit behaviours, staffing can be competitive, dangerous environment.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Better training for new employees.

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