Corizon Health Registered Nurse - Mental Health in Licking, 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.
Below is a list of your responsibilities as a Registered Nurse, Mental Health with Corizon Health.
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.
Implement Psychiatric and physician orders in a timely and clinically effective manner.
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.
Corizon Benefits (only applicable for full-time positions)
Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
Life and Disability Insurance
Generous PTO plan
401k with matching funds
Employee Discount and Rewards Program
Continuing Education Reimbursement
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.
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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Job Locations US-MO-Licking
Category Behavioral/Mental Health
Position Type Regular Full-time
Shift / Schedule Day
Location ID 00919