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Corizon Health Mid Level Practitioner in Cumberland, Maryland

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.

Responsibilities

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 facility

  • Identify patient health problems and prescribes treatment under direction of a physician

  • Implement medical care utilizing therapeutic regimens approved by a physician

  • Provide education to patient, healthcare and correctional staff

  • Document all healthcare contacts

  • Adhere to safety and security policies and participate in disaster drills

  • Follow security regulations for keys, sharps, and controlled medications

  • Delegate to and supervise other team members as appropriate

  • Adhere to Universal Precautions and other appropriate infection control practices

Experience & Requirements

  • 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, Comprehensive onboarding.

Background check, security clearance, and drug screening required.

Not ready to apply? Connect with us for general consideration.

ID 2019-4496

Job Locations US-MD-Cumberland

Category Nurse Practitioners

Position Type Regular Part-time

Shift / Schedule Weekday Day

Location ID 91224

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