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Correctional Nurse

Southern Health Partners

This is a Contract position in Harrison Co Jail- Marshall, TX posted September 26, 2021.

You make a difference in the lives of others.  As a mental health professional you help improve quality of life, ease the mind of stress, and lift the spirit with each patient encounter.  At Southern Health Partners our medical team experiences the entire range of patient situations from detox to restorative progress, medical emergencies, chronic care management, mental health and well-being, all while educating the patient on how to move forward and continue to improve their overall health even after their release.  With such a diverse patient population we are always seeking diversity in the team members we welcome to the SHP family.   
 
Qualified Mental Health Professionals will:  Work closely with SHP Medical Director and/or SHP Medical Team Administrator to coordinate mental health treatment within the facility, as well as outside the facility.  Provide mental health in-service training to the medical, psychiatric and security staffs, as needed, and/or requested.  Intervenes and defuses mental health emergencies within the facility.  Attend commitment hearings, if needed (or per SHP contract with facility). Develop treatment plans and goals for individual inmates. Document all patient contacts. Maintain confidentiality of medical records. Verify past patient mental health history, including verification of any psychotropic medications used. Prepare regularly scheduled reports and special reports as necessary. Work with nursing and mental health staff for post-release referral. 
 
Location: Harrison County Jail
 
Open Position: Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Social Worker (LCSW, LISW), or Psych RN
 
Schedule: 8 hrs/week, Flexible Schedule
 
Growth: New to corrections?  We want you to find your new home with the SHP Family and to see you grow and develop your skills for many years to come. CEU’s can be very expensive and time consuming.  Working for SHP eliminates this expense for all our nurses ensuring new topics are available each month and you are kept up to date on current healthcare concerns.  Interested in continuing your education?  SHP partners with multiple groups to provide discounts on college tuition.  With a service length requirement, SHP also offers tuition reimbursement.  We are always looking for opportunities to have our staff grow with us and remain a part of the SHP Family.  Promotion from within and mentoring for excellence is something we are proud to offer.   
 
About Us:  Southern Health Partners began providing correctional medical services in 1994.  Since our inception it has been our goal to provide the best possible care to our patients, through the exceptional care our dedicated nurse staff.  SHP Nurses proudly display their integrity through:  Respect for patient dignity and confidentiality.  Accountability for knowledge, understanding and continuing personal education.  Supporting teammates.  Honoring commitments.  Doing the right thing consistently, day in and day out, in task and relationship interactions. 
 
Interested in Learning More About Life At SHP?
Check us out on Instagram @LifeAtSHP, Facebook @SouthernHealthPartners and Twitter @SHPJailMedical
 
Equal Opportunity Employer

All Applicants are subject to Drug Screening and the Issuance of Security Clearance by the Facility in Which Work is to be performed.