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Corizon Health Registered 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 Registered Nurse, Mental Health with Corizon Health at Farmington Correctional Center in Farmington, MO:

  • Assist in ensuring 24-hour coverage of nursing services in the Mental Health Unit and appropriate provision of clinical treatment.

  • Coordinate Mental Health Unit sick call to ensure nurse triage and appropriate referral for physician follow-up.

  • Clinical duties:

  • Implement Psychiatric and physician orders in a timely and clinically effective manner.

  • Administer and monitor medications in accordance with the policies and procedures of the Mental Health Unit.

  • Conduct initial Nursing Assessment for inmates admitted to the Mental Health Unit, upon admission to the unit or as soon as inmate's condition permits.

  • Document changes in inmate's functionality and critical incidents in the inmate’s Medical Record.

  • Complete Discharge Summary when inmate is transferred from Mental Health Unit.

  • Assist in coordinating psychiatric services to ensure psychiatrist is informed of psychotropic medication compliance, changes in inmate functionality and the results of laboratory testing in a timely manner.

  • Provide group counseling and activities for inmates.

  • Ensure Medication Administration Records (MARS) are maintained and updated.

  • Monitor medical supplies to facilitate appropriate inventory and ordering.

Corizon Benefits (only applicable for full-time positions)

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

  • Registered Nurse licensed within state of employment, license must be in good standing.

  • Experience in providing services to a mentally ill and/or correctional population preferred.

  • Must follow all applicable technical instructions and health services bulletins.

  • 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 2020-7000

Job Locations US-MO-Farmington

Category Nursing & Nursing Assistant

Position Type Regular Full-time

Shift / Schedule Variable

Location ID 00900

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