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Behavioral Health Nurse Practitioner

Company: Yescare
Location: Tallahassee
Posted on: July 3, 2024

Job Description:

Experience & Requirements:Graduate of an accredited college/university Nurse Practitioner program with current license/ certification in the state in which working.Must have current CPR certification.Must be available to participate in on-call schedule.Subject to initial and ongoing security clearance requirements.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:4 days per week 8am-4:30pm, Tues-FridayBelow is a list of your responsibilities as a Behavioral Health Nurse Practitioner with YesCare at the Leon County Detention Facility in Tallahasee, FL:Responds to and initiates care for those requiring mental health services throughout the facility.Assesses inmate/patient in a variety of settings.Identifies inmate/patient mental health problems and prescribes treatment under direction of a physician.Implements mental health services utilizing therapeutic regimens approved by a psychiatrist.Provides mental health education to inmate/patient, healthcare and correctional staff.Documents all mental healthcare contacts.Adheres to safety and security policies and participates in disaster drills.Follows security regulations for keys, sharps and controlled medications.Delegates to and supervises other appropriate infection control practices.Adheres to Universal Precautions and other appropriate infection control practices.Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.Other duties as assigned by management.YesCare Benefits (only applicable for full-time positions)Health, Dental and Vision InsuranceLife and Disability InsuranceGenerous PTO plan401k with matching fundsEmployee Discount and Rewards ProgramTuition AssistanceContinuing Education Reimbursement#INDT1JAbout YesCare Health:Correctional healthcare is not just a job. Its 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.by Jobble

Keywords: Yescare, Tallahassee , Behavioral Health Nurse Practitioner, Healthcare , Tallahassee, Florida

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