The New River Valley Regional Jail is seeking a Full or Part Time career-oriented professional licensed practical nurse to provide quality nursing care to incarcerated persons and performs a variety of healthcare and diagnostic procedures within the scope of your license.

As a valued member of our medical team, you will perform a variety of nursing duties. You will:

Perform basic and intermediate medical evaluations, physical examinations, and assessments of the inmate population.

Provide daily nursing, first aid, and emergency medical care and treatment in accordance with physician approved protocols.

Conduct daily nurse sick call, administer medications, to include injections in accordance with the jail physicians orders.

Control, issue, and monitor the use of medications in accordance with the Code of Virginia.

Performs venipuncture and collects other laboratory specimens.

Complete reports and medical forms, assists with physician’s sick call, and performs other medical duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

General and intermediate knowledge of both the common and more complicated medical practices, procedures and techniques associated with standard physician examination. Intermediate knowledge of medical diagnostic processes. Ability to administer medications, perform basic and intermediate treatments, first aid, and emergency procedures as prescribed or as necessary. Ability to follow technical oral and written instructions in exact detail. Ability to maintain and document accurate, concise and clear records and reports. Ability to understand and strictly adhere to the security guidelines.


Two (2) years of LPN experience in a clinic environment desired.


Must have graduated successfully from an accredited School of Nursing and have or awaiting Virginia license as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN).

With over 230 employees, the New River Valley Regional Jail is an “Employer of Choice” in Southwest Virginia. We strive to hire and retain employees who bring dedication and talent to the workforce. We offer a competitive, cost effective, and quality benefits package to include the following:

  • Competitive salary, starting at $34,623.00
  • 12 Hour Schedule (4 days on/4 days off)
  • Health, Vision and Dental Insurance
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Promotional and educational opportunities
  • Virginia Retirement System
  • Deferred Compensation Plan
  • Vacation, Sick, Civil and Military Leave
  • Holidays (14)
  • AFLAC Plans (optional)
  • Christmas Club
  • Virginia State Employee Credit Union Membership

Click here to download the Virginia state application.

How To Submit Your Application


Email your completed application to Director of Human Resources

In Person:

Drop off your completed application at the New River Valley Regional Jail which is located at 108 Baker Road, Dublin, VA 24084. Human Resources is open 08:00 am – 4:00 pm.

By Mail:

Mail your completed application to Director of Human Resources, New River Valley Regional Jail, PO Box 1067, Dublin, VA 24084

EEO Policy: “The New River Valley Regional Jail is fully committed to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified employees, without regard to race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, veterans status or other characteristic prohibited by law. We are dedicated to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment and where employees are treated with respect and dignity.”