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YesCare Corp Ombudsman (LPN) in Elmore, Alabama

Experience & Requirements

Opportunity for Ombudsman, LPN at Staton Correctional Facility in Elmore, AL.

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with current licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

  • Healthcare knowledge or equivalent experience in a health care setting.

  • Demonstrated ability interviewing and reports writing.

  • Current CPR Certification.

  • Experience in customer/client relations is highly desirable.

  • Strong interpersonal and verbal and communication skills.

  • Must possess critical thinking skills and ability to independently solve problems.

  • General math and analytical skills, and planning, administrative and organizational skills essential.

  • Must be a committed self-starter, possess excellent editing skills, have the ability to multi-task and prioritize.

  • Must be a highly organized and detail-oriented individual who is capable of performing under a variety of requirements and deadlines with minimal supervision.

  • Ability to work in a stressful environment.

A background check, security clearance and drug screening are required for this role.

YesCare 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.

Responsibilities

The Ombudsman, LPN is responsible for providing contract-wide services to protect the health, safety, welfare and rights of inmates. This position is charged with receiving, investigating, and attempting to resolve complaints from the Department, inmates housed in the facilities, family members and others. Interrelates and works effectively with all disciplines, security staff at all levels and administrative support staff (e.g., laboratory, pharmacy, etc.).

  • Ensures the investigation of complaints made by inmates through the Administrative Remedy Process (ARP) and by any other person of Interest regarding any aspect of the medical health services contract.

  • Upon receipt of grievance from Administrative Remedy Coordinator (ARC), maintainspecific logs to ensure compliance.

  • Reviews grievances in a timely manner and follow proper protocol designed to handle all grievances.

  • Ensures that grievance is forwarded to the appropriate point of contact (Administrator, DON, ADON) at the specific site for further investigation and completion.

  • Log all grievances as "Received" upon return from the appropriate site.

  • Returns grievance with response to the Administrative Remedy Coordinator.

  • Maintains a spreadsheet log of all incoming grievances and outgoing responses.

  • Ensures that all necessary forms and supporting documents are attached to the grievance response and are investigated and documented.

  • Handle all e-mail and/or phone call complaints regarding medical servicesfrom inmate family members.

  • Type, log and inform sites of complaints from the "Complaint Line".

  • Forward family complaints to appropriate medical management team for investigation.

  • Ensure that all grievances/complaints investigated by medical managementare logged as a "Closed case", upon return.

  • Ensure prompt return of grievance response..

  • Formulate a monthly report of grievances and responses

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

About YesCare Health

Correctional healthcare is not just a job. It’s a calling.

By choosing a career with YesCare, 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 YesCare 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 YesCare today and be part of our legacy of innovation and clinical expertise.

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ID 2023-16940

Job Locations US-AL-Elmore

Category Healthcare Support

Position Type Regular Full-time

Shift / Schedule Weekday Day

Location ID 94016

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