Rappahannock Shenandoah Warren Regional Jail


Superintendent Russell W. Gilkison 575x800
Russell W. Gilkison

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Jail Location and Mailing Address:
6601 Winchester Road
Front Royal, VA 22630


Main Number
(540) 622-6097 or
(540) 622-8678
Inmate Accounts
(540) 622-5015
Administration Fax
(540) 622-2846

(540) 622-8620 or 
(540) 622-8683
Booking Fax 
(540) 636-3342

Records Department
(540) 622-5024
Records Fax
(540) 631-0704

Medical Department
(540) 622-5038
Medical Fax
(540) 636-3358

Community Custody
(540) 622-5032
Community Custody Fax
(540) 631-0933

Employment Opportunities

Transportation Officer: Part -Time - Current VADCJS Jail Officer/Deputy certification required
Company: RSW Regional Jail
Pay Rate:  $16 per hour

Jail Officer
Company: RSW Regional Jail
Pay Rate: $43,443 - $45,642 DOE/DOQ

Medication Aide/CNA
Company: RSW Regional Jail
Pay Rate: $35,904- $37,722 DOE/DOQ

Company: RSW Regional Jail
Pay Rate: $39,494-41,493 DOE/DOQ

Control Room Operator
Company: RSW Regional Jail
Pay Rate: $39,494-41,493 DOE/DOQ

Licensed Barber/Beautician
Company: RSW Regional Jail
Pay Rate: TBD

Office Assistant
Company: RSW Regional Jail
Pay Rate: Starting at $30,976.00

Medication Aide/CNA

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Full Time Position
Posted On: 08/18/2021
Department: Jail Administration
Shift: Full-Time
Location: RSW Regional Jail
6601 Winchester Road, Front Royal, VA 22630
Pay Rate: $35,904- $37,722 DOE/DOQ

Job Description:

**PLEASE NOTE: To apply, download our application from: https://rswregionaljail.com/employment/application-for-employment.html **



Performs professional medication administration and non-emergency care to inmates. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Nursing Director, Licensed Practical Nurses and the licensed physician of the RSW Regional Jail


Performing medical evaluations on inmates, which may include checking temperature, blood pressure, respiration, and pulse, Respond to medical emergencies provide emergency care, triage inmates and dispense medication.

• Prepares and organizes daily tasks; maintain Medication Administration Record;

• Maintains control of all medication and drugs on hand in accordance with policy and procedures;

• Administers medication to jail inmates: discusses inmate's condition with RN, LPN and Physician: sets-up,  dispenses and charts medication;

• Assures that medical area is clean and properly stocked;

•  Sets up prescriptions and refills in accordance with physician orders;

• Obtains medical records: enters medical data into computer; maintains medical records;

• Changes biohazard bags;

• Performs all duties in accordance with RSW Policy and Procedures, Virginia Department of Corrections

  Standards, PREA standards and all regulations as directed;

• Performs all duties in compliance with all Federal, State, and Local Laws.

• Maintain necessary records and prepare required reports;

• Maintain a cooperative relationship among health care teams within and outside of the facility along with RSW Regional Jail staff and other facilities.

• Performs related tasks as required.


Knowledge of the principles, standards, practices and techniques of medication administration; general knowledge of pharmacology; ability to draw blood; ability to administer medications; general knowledge of the rules, regulations, procedures and polices pertaining to medical services of the detention facility; ability to accurately maintain patient medical records ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, physicians, associates and others contacted in the course of work. Ability to establish and maintain First Aid, CPR and AED certifications.


Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school; Graduation from a recognized accredited program for medication aide. Licensed as a Registered Medication Aide by the Virginia Board of Nursing.

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