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Mental Health RN

Company: Wexford Health
Location: Bessemer
Posted on: July 21, 2021

Job Description:

At Wexford Health our philosophy is that health care should not be considered a luxury for anyone.  We simply care for those in need and the corrections environment is our venue.

Wexford Health has an exceptional opportunity for a Full-Time Mental Health Registered Nurse to join our team of healthcare and mental health professionals at Donaldson Correctional Facility in Bessemer, AL.

**12 hour shifts!**

**6am-6pm with every other weekend off**

**$29.50 starting rate, higher rates available with experience**


We’re proud to offer a competitive benefits package including:

  • Annual review with performance increase
  • Generous paid-time off program that combines vacation and sick leave
  • Paid holidays
  • Comprehensive health insurance through Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Dental and Vision insurance
  • 401(k) retirement saving plans
  • Company-paid short-term disability
  • Healthcare and dependent care spending account


  • Prepares nursing assignments as assigned.
  • Sets up prescribed medications in accordance with patients’ nursing care plans.
  • Provides nursing treatments as outlined in the plan of care.
  • Assesses, develops, and monitors programs for self-administration of medications.
  • Conducts medication management and health education individual and group contacts.
  • Assists in controlling aggressive or disruptive behavior.


The following requirements list the minimum to qualify.  An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted.

LICENSING: Licensed as a Registered Nurse by the Alabama Board of Nursing (ASBN)

CERTIFICATION: Current CPR certification


  • Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing as a Registered Nurse
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: Experience with the special needs and behavior of individuals in forensic and correctional settings preferred.



Keywords: Wexford Health, Birmingham , Mental Health RN, Other , Bessemer, Alabama

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