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Corizon Health Nurse Practitioner - Psych (Part-time) in Arlington, Virginia

About Corizon Health

Correctional healthcare is not just a job. It’s a calling.

By choosing a career with Corizon Health you are choosing the opportunity to truly make a difference in the health, well-being, and future of the patients you serve. We take pride in being a pioneer provider of correctional healthcare. If you are interested in helping us continue our legacy of innovation and clinical expertise, we encourage you to connect with us today.


Below is a list of your responsibilities as a Nurse Practitioner - Behavioral Health with Corizon Health at (Facility Name) located in (City, State):

  • Provide consultations and assessments to manage and stabilize emergent problems.

  • Provide mental health evaluations, assessments and follow-up care.

  • Provide consultation and follow-up with mental health staff regarding a patient's diagnosis and treatment, and need for psychotropic medication.

  • Review treatment plans for patients housed in the mental observation unit and patients receiving medication

  • Participate in various treatment modalities as required by the mental health service

  • Participate in case conferences and treatment planning for patients receiving and being considered for mental health treatment

  • Participate in mental health and medical rounds as assigned

  • Evaluate patients for hospitalization and monitor patient through contact with the hospital psychiatry staff.

  • Conduct group sessions on mental health observation, including medication compliance groups.

  • Perform other duties as assigned by Supervising Psychiatrist.

Experience & Requirements

  • Graduate of an accredited college/university Nurse Practionioner program

  • Board certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMNHP)

  • Must demonstrate clinical competence and leadership abilities, such as decision- making abilities, skills in problem solving, communication and interpersonal skills.

  • CPR Certification.

  • Minimum one year of clinical nursing practice in a mental health setting, correctional experience preferred, but not required.

A background check, security clearance and drug screening are required for this role.

Corizon Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. In compliance with federal and state employment opportunity laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, Vietnam era veteran, or disabled Veteran status. EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans.

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ID 2020-8407

Job Locations US-VA-Arlington

Category Nurse Practitioners

Position Type Regular Part-time

Shift / Schedule Weekday Day

Location ID 90895