• Correct Care Solutions, LLC
  • Valhalla , NY
  • Healthcare - Nursing
  • Full-Time
  • 8 Brook St

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Correctional Medicine opening in Valhalla, New York. This and other nurse practitioner jobs brought to you by NursingJobCafe.com

Overview

Our Nurse Practitioner provide a full range of medical services for inmates. Works under the supervision of the Site Medical Director and other site Physicians and in accordance with established policy and procedure as well as within the state guidelines. Provides required documentation of services to the Site Medical Director or designee in order to monitor provision of clinical services. Notifies the Medical Director and H.S.A. regarding changes in schedule coverage. Assists in arrangements for coverage of medical services if unavailable for an extended period of time.

Qualifications

Education for Nurse Practitioner:
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, and hold an advanced degree in an approved and accredited Nurse Practitioner program

Experience for Nurse Practitioner:
Prior medical/surgical and/or emergency/trauma experience and corrections experience preferred
Must have the patience and tact to deal with the inmate population and ability to work effectively in the corrections environment
Scheduling flexibility is required to be able to rotate hours and shifts, if needed, and to be called during emergency situations to provide coverage

Licenses/Certifications for Nurse Practitioner:
Current licensure as a Nurse Practitioner within the state
Current CPR Certification

Responsibilities

Reports to assigned facility at designated hour to examine referred patients.
Conducts on-site chronic care clinics and sick call as established by Site Medical Director, Health Services Administrator or designee.
Conducts infirmary rounds as established by Site Medical Director, Health Services Administrator or designee and records encounters in the patient's progress notes.
Ensures progress note documentation is in SOAP format, problem oriented, corresponds to the therapeutic order and is dated, timed and legible.
Adheres to the established formulary for therapeutic regimens before using non-formulary procedure.
CCS is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer

Keyphrases: correctional medical services jobs, correctional medicine jobs, correctional health services jobs, prison health services jobs
Associated topics: adult nurse practioner, advanced, advanced practice registered nurse, anesthetist, arnp, bilingual, cardiology, community, family medicine, gyn

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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