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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. If you are interested in helping us continue our legacy of innovation and clinical expertise, we encourage you to connect with us today.

Responsibilities

Below is a list of your responsibilities as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Mental Health with Corizon Health at Farmington Correctional Center located in Farmington, Missouri:

  • Initiate the admissions process and assist with the identification of recurrent health problems, symptoms and behavioral changes of the inmates. Collect pertinent data through observation, interview, other members of the health team and communicate changes in the 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 with anticipated behavioral changes. Assist in setting priorities when planning care to meet the inmate's needs. Assist with inmate healthcare.

  • Assist physician in minor medical/surgical procedures. Transcribe and post all therapeutic orders generated by the physician. Administer routine and/or PRN medication as ordered.

  • Initiate and document prescribed treatments for nursing interventions in compliance with policy and procedure.

  • Keep the health team informed of observations and changing conditions of inmates.

  • Count CD's drugs and contraband, if requested.

  • Practice universal precautions when providing nursing procedures.

  • Perform 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 of a Licensed Practical Nursing program.

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

  • Active 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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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

ID 2020-6695

Job Locations US-MO-Farmington

Category Behavioral/Mental Health

Position Type Regular Full-time

Shift / Schedule Weekday Day

Location ID 00900

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