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Nurse Practitioner

Job Reference: JIH03020884
Date Posted: 15 January 2020
Employer: Corizon Health
Location: Palmyra , New Jersey
Sector: Nursing
Contract Type: Full-Time
Closing Date: 02 February 2020

Job Description

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.
Corizon Health Nurse Practitioners utilize the medical model to meet a variety of healthcare needs with an ambulatory care as their primary focus. Nurse Practitioners/Physician Assistants work with a variety of healthcare professionals and security officers in a correctional environment.
Nurse Practitioners/Physician Assistant also Respond to and initiate care for medical emergencies throughout the facilityIdentify patient health problems and prescribes treatment under direction of a physicianImplement medical care utilizing therapeutic regimens approved by a physicianProvide education to patient, healthcare and correctional staffDocument all healthcare contactsAdhere to safety and security policies and participate in disaster drillsFollow security regulations for keys, sharps, and controlled medicationsDelegate to and supervise other team members as appropriateAdhere to Universal Precautions and other appropriate infection control practices
Graduate of an accredited college/university nurse practitioner program with current certification /licensure in the state of employment. Maintains an active CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) certification.
Benefits for you: Opportunities for growth and advancement, Paid time off, Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance, Tuition assistance, 401(K) with company match, CME allowance, Mal practice paid
Background check, security clearance, and drug screening required. Category: Healthcare , Keywords: Nurse Practitioner (NP)
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