Correctional Medical Specialist in Boise, ID at Corizon Health

Date Posted: 9/25/2018

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Correctional Care | Committed Careers | Corizon Health

We have an exceptional opportunity for a Correctional Medical Specialist to join our healthcare team at Idaho Maximum Security Institution located in Boise, ID.

Corizon Health is offering $10,000 in tuition reimbursement and Five weeks of paid time off for new full time employees!

The Correctional Medical Specialist assists with daily operations of the Health Services Unit, including patient care activities within an approved scope of practice. This specialized position requires the completion of a military medical program.

Qualifications of a Correctional Medical Specialist

  • Previous experience and completion of a military medical program is required.
  • At least 2 years of administrative experience or the equivalent of education and experience.
  • One year of experience in a health care setting.
  • Basic life support certification.
  • Successful completion of written examinations, as required.
  • Proficiency with typing and computer skills.

Responsibilities of a Correctional Medical Specialist

  • Perform and document vital signs readings.
  • Perform and record twelve-(12) lead EKG's.
  • Assists physicians with minor procedures.
  • Implement orders for patient monitoring as prescribed in accordance with established policies and procedures and scope of practice.
  • Obtain specimens as directed in accordance with established policies and procedures and scope of practice.
  • Correctional Medical Specialists may perform specialized procedures such as, but not limited to, laceration repairs, casting, venipuncture, and initiating intravenous therapy after proficiency has been demonstrated.
  • Maintains and cleans the health services equipment daily and as needed.
  • Maintains inventory of supplies at established par levels.
  • Maintains health services areas in clean, neat, and safe manner.
  • Participates in the counts of pharmaceuticals and items subject to abuse.
  • Documents patient care in accordance with established policies and procedures and in the approved format. (i.e. SOAP)
  • Maintains health services and patient care logs as directed.
  • Utilize Nursing Encounter tools (NETS) during patient encounters related to sick call and emergency care.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Apply online or contact Jocelyn Lee at 800.219.7529 for more information.

Benefits of a Correctional Medical Specialist

  • Paid Time Off
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Tuition Assistance
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Free electronic Continuing Education program
  • Comprehensive Onboarding

Corizon Health provides patients with high quality healthcare and reentry services that will reduce recidivism and better the communities where we live and work. We are dedicated to meeting the needs of the growing number of incarcerated persons with physical and mental illness and the professionals who care for them. More healthcare professionals are finding the stability and advancement they desire at Corizon Health.

This position may require a background check, security clearance, and/or drug screening.

Corizon Health is an Equal Opportunity 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.