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Corizon Health Nurse Practitioner - Part Time in Twin Falls, 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.

Responsibilities

Below is a list of your responsibilities as a Part Time Nurse Practitioner with Corizon Health at Twin Falls CRC located in Twin Falls, ID:

  • Provides typical community standard care based on evidenced based medicine for clinical services required including but not limited to sick call, chronic care, History and Physicals, and all emergency care needs. When applicable, visits the infirmary daily and documents encounters in patient's Medical Record as assigned. The goal is to provide the right care, at the right time, and at the right location.

  • Will provide call as needed for the role.

  • Adheres to approved formulary for therapeutic regimens before utilizing non-formulary procedure. Documents pertinent observations and logical conclusions to validate need for non-formulary medication on non-formulary request form for Medical Director's approval when non-formulary medication is ordered.

  • Utilizes available in-house resource personnel for treatment or resolution of identified problems before utilizing off-site referral. Provides emergency treatment on-site and responds appropriately in urgent or emergency situations.

  • Demonstrates proper technique for cardiopulmonary resuscitation and related drug therapy with certification as required by credentialing.

  • Supports standards of medical care through adherence to existing policies and procedures. Serves as a resource to other professional or non-professional personnel providing instructions as needed.

  • Attends Medical Staff meetings as required. Provides monthly in-service education of staff as requested. Participates in monthly review of quality of care and chart reviews as requested. Sponsors physician assistants or nurse practitioners as required.

  • Notifies Regional Medical Director and Site Health Services Administrator of schedule changes. Assists in arrangement for coverage of medical services if unavailable for extended period of time.

  • Participates in all quality improvement measures including sentinel event review.

  • Actively participant of the Utilization Review process and follow proper procedures.

  • Provides appropriate health care to patients

  • Follow state law with respect to scope of practice.

  • Diagnoses and treats patients within his/her scope of practice.

  • Orders and, if necessary, performs laboratory studies, X-rays, examinations, and electrocardiograms, as appropriate.

  • Initiates consultation requests and non-formulary request with supervisory physician’s approval.

  • Educates patients relative to medical conditions, use of drugs, diet, weight control, effects of prescribed treatment, etc.

  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as requested by supervisor.

Experience & Requirements

  • Graduate of an accredited program.

  • Holds a current license to practice in the state where facility is located.

  • Certified in the scope of practice.

  • Competent to perform responsibilities as defined by state’s practice act.

  • Maintains current CPR certificate.

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 2021-10336

Job Locations US-ID-Twin Falls

Category Nurse Practitioners

Position Type Regular Part-time

Shift / Schedule Day

Location ID 06357