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YesCare Corp Behavioral Health Registered Nurse in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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.

  • CPR certification (hands on through American Heart Association

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


Below is a list of your responsibilities as a Behavioral Health RN with YesCare at the Philadelphia Detention Center located in Philadelphia, PA:

  • Night Shift 11p-7:30p; Rotational weekends

  • Rate starting at $48.04

  • Assist in ensuring 24-hour coverage nursing services of Mental Health Unit andappropriate 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.


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.

Benefits (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

  • Referral Bonuses – Refer a friend and get paid!

  • Advancement Opportunities

  • Competitive Wages

  • Performance Incentive

Our Vision

YesCareleads the industry by providing comprehensive healthcare and reentry services that improve the communities where we live and work.

Our Mission

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

solution-oriented care.

Our Values

  • 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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ID 2023-16042

Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia

Category Behavioral/Mental Health

Position Type Regular Part-time

Shift / Schedule Variable

Location ID 90722