YesCare Corp Behavioral Health Licensed Practical Nurse in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Experience & Requirements
Graduate from a Licensed Practical Nursing program.
Currently licensed as a Practical Nurse in the state where applicable.
Maintains an active CPR certification.
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.
Below is a list of your responsibilities as a Behavioral Health LPN with YesCare at Philadelphia Detention Center located in Philadelphia, PA:
Initiates the admission process and assists with the identification of recurrent health problems, symptoms and behavioral changes of the inmates. Collects pertinent data through observation, interview, other members of the health team and communicates changes in the inmate condition to other inmate care providers. Records all data obtained through assessment in the inmate's medical record.
Assists in the formation of a written plan, in identifying both short-term and long-term timed measurable goals with anticipated behavioral changes. Assists in setting priorities when planning care to meet the inmate's needs. Assists with inmate healthcare.
Assists physician in minor medical/surgical procedures. Transcribes and posts all therapeutic orders generated by the physician. Administers routine and/or PRN medications as ordered.
Initiates and documents prescribed treatments for nursing interventions in compliance with policy and procedure.
Keeps health team informed of observations and changing conditions of inmates.
Counts CDs drugs and contraband, if requested.
Practices universal precautions when providing nursing procedures.
Other duties as assigned.
About YesCare Health
Correctional healthcare is not just a job, it’s a calling!
As the correctional healthcare pioneer and leader for 40 years,YesCareprovides client partners with high quality healthcare and reentry services that will improve the health and safety of our patients, break the cycle of recidivism and better the communities where we live and work.
Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
Life and Disability Insurance
Generous PTO plan
401k with matching funds
Employee Discount and Rewards Program
Continuing Education Reimbursement
Referral Bonuses – Refer a friend and get paid!
YesCareleads the industry by providing comprehensive healthcare and reentry services that improve the communities where we live and work.
YesCareembraces a recovery model of care. This means identifying and treating underlying conditions to support healthier and safer living while incarcerated and a better quality of life in our communities. In partnership with our clients, we deliver
Safety. We put safety first through preparation and prevention.
Motivation. We are driven by the desire to improve outcomes.
Accountability. We set high standards and hold our people to them.
Respect. We embrace our differences as we work toward common goals.
Teamwork. We achieve more together.
Evaluation. We use data to constantly monitor results.
Readjustment. We refine our practices to consistently achieve better outcomes.
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Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
Category Behavioral/Mental Health
Position Type Regular Full-time
Shift / Schedule Evening
Location ID 90722