Company: Corizon Health
Posted on: September 16, 2021
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
direct care to patients in the correctional institution and
provides emergency care to staff while observing and maintaining
the requirements of security.
Below is a list of your responsibilities as a Nurse
Practitioner (NP/ARNP) with Corizon Health at (Facility
Name) located in (City, State):
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
- 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.
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
proper technique for cardiopulmonary resuscitation and related drug
therapy with certification as required by
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
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
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.
in all quality improvement measures including sentinel event
participant of the Utilization Review process and follow proper
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.
consultation requests and non-formulary request with supervisory
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.
- Must be
approved by the Credentialing Committee.
- Good stewards
of our evidenced based medicine care.
must be completed between 48 to 72 hours of any visit (preferably
same day). Ensures Medical Record documentation is in SOAP format,
problem oriented and corresponds to the therapeutic order. Ensures
all documentation is timed, legible and signed. Ensures all verbal
or telephone orders are countersigned within seventy-two (72)
- All test
results ordered in facility must to be reviewed within 72
- The SMD and
RMD are jointly responsible to ensure a schedule to have all
results reviewed within 72 hours as well as notes for all
- Develop a plan
for transition of care whether within the facility or external to
the facility and ensure that the clinicians are monitoring the
records for patient care needs.
- Ensure that
the care recommended is provided when patients go outside the
facility and then return.
- Required to be
professional at all times.
professional relationships within patients, care team, and
- Good ethical
conduct at all times.
- Follow company
behavior and professionalism policies.
Corizon Benefits (only applicable for full-time
Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
Life and Disability Insurance
Generous PTO plan
401k with matching funds
Employee Discount and Rewards Program
Continuing Education Reimbursement
- Graduate of an
- Holds a
current license to practice in the state where facility is
- Certified in
the scope of practice.
- Competent to
perform responsibilities as defined by state’s practice
current CPR certificate.
- Employees must
be able to perform the following essential functions:
- Required to
exert up to 20 pounds of force and/or a negligible amount of force
frequently or lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects
including the human body.
- Required to
kneel, stoop, crouch and / or crawl occasionally.
- Must have and
maintain sufficient strength, agility, and endurance to perform
during stressful (physical, mental and emotional) situations
encountered on the job without compromising your health and
well-being or that of your fellow employees or that of
officers provide security; however, some degree of risk of verbal
and physical assault from patients exists. As in any healthcare
setting, employees may be exposed to communicable and/or infectious
diseases. Inside work with periodic traveling (inter and intra
state) to other locations with exposure to weather, temperature
extremes and hazardous road conditions. Frequent standing and
walking while presenting or performing job duties. Adheres to
site/contract specific on-call 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
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