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Behavioral Health LPN

Company: Corizon Health
Location: Albuquerque
Posted on: October 10, 2021

Job Description:

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

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

Below is a list of your responsibilities as a Behavioral Health LPN with Corizon Health at (Facility Name) located in (City, State): 

  • 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.

Corizon 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

  • 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.


Corizon Health 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.

Keywords: Corizon Health, Albuquerque , Behavioral Health LPN, Other , Albuquerque, New Mexico

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