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Corizon Health Nurse Practitioner - FT in Lexington, Kentucky

About Corizon Health

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.

We have an exceptional opportunity for a Nurse Practitioner to join our healthcare team at Lexington Fayette County Detention Center in Lexington, KY

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 work with a variety of healthcare professionals and security officers in a correctional environment.

Nurse Practitioners 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 Kentucky

  • Maintains an active CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation)

  • Active DEA licens

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

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

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

Job Locations US-KY-Lexington

Category Nurse Practitioners

Position Type Regular Full-time

Shift / Schedule Weekday Day

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