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Corizon Health Licensed Practical Nurse - Mental Health in Farmington, Missouri

About Corizon Health

Correctional healthcare is not just a job. It’s a calling.

By choosing a career with Corizon Health, you are choosing the opportunity to truly make a difference in the health, well-being, and future of the patients you serve. We take pride in being a pioneer provider of correctional healthcare. As a Corizon Health professional, you have access to the resources and support to enhance your skills, build a solid foundation to reach your career potential, and contribute to the care and well-being of an underserved population. There is no greater calling. Join Corizon Health today and be part of our legacy of innovation and clinical expertise.

Responsibilities

Below is a list of your responsibilities as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Mental Health with Corizon Health in Farmington, MO:

  • Initiate the admission process and assist with the identification of recurrent health problems, symptoms and behavioral changes of an inmates. Collect pertinent data through observation, interviews, other members of the health team, and communicate changes in an inmate's condition to other inmate care providers. Record all data obtained through assessment in the inmate's medical record.

  • Assist in the formation of a written plan, identify both short-term and long-term measurable goals, anticipating behavioral changes. Assist in setting priorities when planning care to meet the inmate's needs. Assist with inmate healthcare.

  • Assists physician in minor medical/surgical procedures. Transcribes and posts all therapeutic orders generated by the physician. Administers routine and/or PRN medications as ordered.

  • Initiates and documents prescribed treatments for nursing interventions in compliance with policy and procedure.

  • Keeps health team informed of observations and changing conditions of inmates.

  • Counts CDs drugs and contraband, if requested.

  • Practices universal precautions when providing nursing procedures.

  • Perfom other duties as assigned.

Corizon Benefits

Corizon Health offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, a generous PTO plan, 401k with matching funds, tuition assistance, continuing education reimbursement, and more!

Experience & Requirements

  • Graduate from a Licensed Practical Nursing program.

  • Currently licensed as a Practical Nurse in the state of desired employment.

  • CPR certification.

A background check, security clearance and drug screening are required for this role.

Corizon Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. In compliance with federal and state employment opportunity laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, Vietnam era veteran, or disabled Veteran status. EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans.

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ID 2020-7213

Job Locations US-MO-Farmington

Category Behavioral/Mental Health

Position Type Regular Full-time

Shift / Schedule Variable

Location ID 00900