Corizon Health is the pioneer provider of correctional healthcare
in the United States. We are a company built on more than 40 years
of innovation and expertise in the industry. Our people, our
practices, and our commitment to success are the traits that make
us the ideal employer as you begin or continue to advance your
correctional healthcare career.
Minimum of one (1) year expereince working in field as Psychiatric
Nurse Practitioner. - Great Opportunity!
The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
utilizes advanced, professional nursing skills with mental
healthcare as primary focus as well as interacts with a variety of
mental healthcare professionals and security staff in a
correctional environment. 2.
Responds to and initiates care for those requiring mental health
services throughout the facility. 3.
Assesses inmate/patient in a variety of settings. 4.
Identifies inmate/patient mental health problems and prescribes
treatment under direction of a physician. 5.
Implements mental health services utilizing therapeutic regimens
approved by a psychiatrist. 6.
Provides mental health education to inmate/patient, healthcare and
correctional staff. 7.
Documents all mental healthcare contacts. 8.
Adheres to safety and security policies and participates in
disaster drills. 9.
Follows security regulations for keys, sharps and controlled
medications. 10. Delegates to and supervises other appropriate
infection control practices. 11. Adheres to Universal Precautions
and other appropriate infection control practices.
Graduate of an accredited college/university Nurse Practitioner
program with current license/certification in the state of
TennesseePsychiatric Nurse Practitioner CertificationMinimum of one
(1) year expereince working in field as Psychiatric Nurse
PractitionerMust have current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
certification.Available to participate in on-call schedule.Subject
to initial and ongoing security clearance requirements.Must follow
all credentialing and privileging procedures from applicable
technical instructions.Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) with active
license in state of employment.
Benefits for you: Opportunities for growth and advancement, Paid
time off, Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance, Tuition
assistance, 401(K) with company match, free online Continuing
Education program, and Comprehensive onboarding.
Background check, security clearance, and drug screening
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