YesCare Corp Behavioral Health RN 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.
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 RN with YesCare:
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.
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 90723