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Corizon Health Nurse Practitioner - Mental Health - Part Time in Boise, Idaho

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. As a Corizon Health professional, you have access to the resources and support to enhance your skills, build a solid foundation to reach your career potential, and contribute to the care and well-being of an underserved population. There is no greater calling. Join Corizon Health today and be part of our legacy of innovation and clinical expertise.


Below is a list of your responsibilities as a Mental Health Nurse Practitioner - with Corizon Health at Idaho State Correctional located in Kuna, Idaho:

  • 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.

Corizon Benefits

  • Generous PTO plan

  • 401k with matching funds

  • Employee Discount and Rewards Program

Experience & Requirements

  • Graduate of an accredited college/university Nurse Practitioner program with current license/certification in the state of practice.

  • 3-5 years’ experience in mental health setting which can include mental health background as a Registered Nurse.

  • Must have current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification.

  • 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.

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 2021-10112

Job Locations US-ID-Boise

Category Nurse Practitioners

Position Type Regular Part-time

Shift / Schedule Day

Location ID 06340