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Behavioral Health RN

Company: YesCare Corporation
Location: Union Springs
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

Salary Hourly rate starts at 36.30. Below is a list of your responsibilities as a Behavioral Health RN with YesCare:

  • 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.
      • Inmates admitted to the Mental Health Unit receive Initial Nursing Assessment upon admission to the unit or as soon as inmate's condition permits.
      • Changes in inmate's functioning and critical incidents are documented in the Medical Record.
      • Nursing Discharge Summary is completed when inmate transferred from Mental Health Unit.
      • Assists in coordination of psychiatric services to ensure psychiatrist is informed of psychotropic medication compliance, changes in inmate functioning and results of laboratory testing in a timely manner.
      • Provide group counseling and activities for inmates to ensure Level II inmates are provided two (2) hours of out-of-cell time daily.
      • Ensure Medication Administration Records (MARS) are maintained and updated.
      • Abides by the security regulations and confidentiality of inmate information requirements of the facility.
      • Monitors medical supplies to facilitate appropriate inventory and ordering.
      • Interrelates and works effectively with Health Services staff, prison staff and CMS administrative staff.
      • Complies with employee standards of CMS and applicable employee standards of the facility. Compliance includes, but is not limited to, the maintenance of a working environment and personal appearance consistent with professional responsibilities, development of harmonious working relationships, and timely notification of supervisory personnel of absences from institution. YesCare 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
        • Tuition Assistance
        • Continuing Education Reimbursement 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.

Keywords: YesCare Corporation, Montgomery , Behavioral Health RN, Healthcare , Union Springs, Alabama

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