Nurse Practitioner

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Facility: Rockdale County Jail 
Address:  
Conyers, GA 30013 

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Opportunity Criteria
Specialty: Family Medicine 
Candidate Type: MD, DO 
Visas Accepted: No J1 or H1
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Job Description

Our Nurse Practitioner provides a full range of medical services for inmates. Works under the supervision of the Site Medical Director and other site Physicians and in accordance with established policy and procedure as well as within the state guidelines. Provides required documentation of services to the Site Medical Director or designee in order to monitor provision of clinical services. Notifies the Medical Director and H.S.A. regarding changes in schedule coverage. Assists in arrangements for coverage of medical services if unavailable for an extended period of time.

Requirements:

Education:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
  • Hold an advanced degree in an approved and accredited Nurse Practitioner program

Experience:

  • Prior medical/surgical and/or emergency/trauma experience and corrections experience is preferred
  • Must have the patience and tact to deal with the inmate population and ability to work effectively in the corrections environment.
  • Scheduling flexibility required to be able to rotate hours and shifts, if needed, and to be called during emergency situations to provide coverage

Licenses/Certifications:

  • Current licensure as a Nurse Practitioner within the state
  • Current CPR Certification

Responsibilities:


  • Reports to assigned facility at designated hour to examine referred patients.
  • Conducts on-site chronic care clinics and sick call as established by Site Medical Director, Health Services Administrator or designee.
  • Conducts infirmary rounds as established by Site Medical Director, Health Services Administrator or designee and records encounters in the patient's progress notes.
  • Ensures progress note documentation is in SOAP format, problem oriented, corresponds to the therapeutic order and is dated, timed and legible.
  • Adheres to the established formulary for therapeutic regimens before using non-formulary procedure.
  • Respond to a code or health emergency within standard guidelines.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

  • CCS is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer

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    Contact: Mary Wyatt 
    Phone: 504-881-1985
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