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Corizon Health Psychiatric Registered Nurse **$7,000 SIGN ON BONUS** in Torrington, Wyoming

About Corizon Health

Corizon Health is the pioneer provider of correctional healthcare in the United States.

We are a company built on more than 40 years of innovation and expertise in the industry.

Our people, our practices, and our commitment to success are the traits that make us the ideal employer as you begin or continue to advance your correctional healthcare career.

*$7,000 SIGN ON BONUS*

Responsibilities

We have an exceptional opportunity for a full time Psychiatric Registered Nurse (RN) (day shift Monday - Friday some weekends and some travel required) to join our healthcare team atWyoming Medium Corrections, located at Torrington, Wy.

Responsibilities of the Corizon Health Psychiatric Registered Nurse (RN)

Corizon Health Psychiatric Registered Nurses are responsible to coordinate and provide nursing services to patients of the Mental Health Unit in accordance with established policies and procedures of the Unit, the policies and procedures of the Health Services Unit, and consistent with recognized nursing standards.

The Corizon Health Psychiatric Registered Nurse (RN) is responsible for:

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

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

  • Clinical duties include:

  • Psychiatric and physician orders are implemented in timely, clinically effective manner.

  • Medications are administered and monitored in accordance with the policies and procedures of Mental Health Unit.

  • Patients admitted to the Mental Health Unit receive Initial Nursing Assessment upon admission to the unit or as soon as patient’s condition permits.

  • Changes in patient’s functioning and critical incidents are documented in the Medical Record.

  • Nursing Discharge Summary is completed when patient transferred from Mental Health Unit.

  • Assists in coordination of psychiatric services to ensure psychiatrist is informed of psychotropic medication compliance, changes patient functioning and results of laboratory testing in a timely manner.

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

Experience & Requirements

Qualifications of the Corizon Health Psychiatric Registered Nurse (RN)

  • Registered Nurse licensed within the state of contract

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

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

Benefits

  • Paid Time Off

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance

  • Tuition Assistance

  • 401(k) with company match

  • Free online Continuing Education program

  • Comprehensive Onboarding

  • Mentor and Preceptor Programs

This position may require a background check, security clearance, and/or drug screening.

Not ready to apply? Connect with us for general consideration.

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 2019-6385

Job Locations US-WY-Torrington

Category Behavioral/Mental Health

Position Type Regular Full-time

Shift / Schedule Weekday Day

Location ID 90889

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