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Director Of Nursing

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Location: Chaparral, NM
Job ID: 48140
Facility: Medical

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Backed by national accrediting organizations, MTC Medical staff are dedicated to providing quality medical and dental services to men and women at our correctional and detention facilities. We value the professional and caring employees we have on the MTC Medical team who are dedicated to improving people’s lives.

MTC is proud to operate the Otero County Processing Center in Chaparral, NM where we care for up to 1,089 adults. Otero County Processing Center is accredited by the American Correctional Association—achieving compliance for both mandatory and non-mandatory standards.

MTC and the Otero County Processing Center are hiring a full-time Director Of Nursing (DON) to join our team.

Pay: 61,000 - 92,000 DOE

In this role, you will make a difference by:

  1. Assuring adequate coverage on all shifts. Monitor call-ins and use of overtime. Assume on call status
    for staff problems. Assume on call status in absence of health services administrator.
    2. Conducting in-services, audits, monthly/quarterly reports, chart reviews, statistical evaluations, and
    changes in policy or procedure.
    3. Assisting HSA (overall responsibility) with oversight of sick call, medication administration, and other clinic
    4. Track referral of detainees to emergency services based on their medical condition, the HSA shall have overall oversight, and will coordinate and report.
    5. Facilitate NCCHC/ACA accreditation of the medical program by providing the required level of
    efficiency and approved, appropriate medical services..
Education and Experience Requirements:
Associate’s Degree or equivalent, a minimum of two (2) years professional experience in a correctional
environment required. Two (2) years supervisory experience in a medical environment preferred. Must possess
current CPR certification. Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record in the state of New Mexico or
Texas required, unless waived by management


Career Advancement through training and development. At MTC, you can have a good job that can grow into a career. Just ask our executive team, ALL of whom have come from one of our sites!

Financial Security through competitive wages, affordable health, dental, and prescription drug insurance, 401k, and education tuition assistance.

Work/Life balance in the form paid time off, paid holidays, and flexible schedules and shifts where possible

Stability with strong leadership, financial performance and history of being active in all the communities in which we find ourselves

The Ability To Make A Social Impact through serving our clients every, single day! These are individuals in our care and we strive to make a daily impact by being good role models, providing excellent care and treating each individual with dignity and respect. 

Management & Training Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran


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