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Corizon Health Behavioral Health Nurse Practitioner in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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.

Responsibilities

Below is a list of your responsibilities as a Behavioral Health Nurse Practitioner with Corizon Health:

  • Responds to and initiates care for those requiring mental health services throughout the facility.

  • Assesses inmate/patient in a variety of settings.

  • Identifies inmate/patient mental health problems and prescribes treatment under direction of a physician.

  • Implements mental health services utilizing therapeutic regimens approved by a psychiatrist.

  • Provides mental health education to inmate/patient, healthcare and correctional staff.

  • Documents all mental healthcare contacts.

  • Adheres to safety and security policies and participates in disaster drills.

  • Follows security regulations for keys, sharps and controlled medications.

  • Delegates to and supervises other appropriate infection control practices.

  • Adheres to Universal Precautions and other appropriate infection control practices.

  • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

  • Other duties as assigned by management.

Corizon Benefits

  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance

  • Life and Disability Insurance

  • Generous PTO plan

  • 401k with matching funds

  • Employee Discount and Rewards Program

  • Tuition Assistance

  • Continuing Education Reimbursement

Experience & Requirements

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

  • Must have current CPR certification.

  • Must be available to participate in on-call schedule.

  • Subject to initial and ongoing security clearance requirements.

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 2021-11614

Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia

Position Type Regular Full-time

Shift / Schedule Weekday Day

Location ID 90725