Correctional Care | Committed Careers | Corizon Health
Job reference number 13171
We have an exceptional opportunity for a Nurse Practitioner to join our healthcare team at Tucson Correctional Center located in Tucson, AZ.
Qualifications of the Corizon Health Nurse Practitioner
Graduate of an accredited college/university nurse practitioner program with current certification /licensure in the state of employment.
Maintains an active CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation)
Responsibilities of the Corizon Health Nurse Practitioner
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
Benefits offered to the Corizon Health Nurse Practitioner
5 Weeks Paid Time Off
No weekends or evenings
Medical & Dental
Company matched retirement plan
Continuing Medical Education allowance
Apply online or contact Michael Shabal 1.800.729.0069 x 6760 | Michael.Shabal@corizonhealth.com
Corizon Health provides patients with high quality healthcare and reentry services that will reduce recidivism and better the communities where we live and work. We are dedicated to meeting the needs of the growing number of incarcerated persons with physical and mental illness and the professionals who care for them. More healthcare professionals are finding the stability and advancement they desire at Corizon Health.
This position may require a background check, security clearance, and/or drug screening.
Corizon Health is an Equal Opportunity 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.
Location/Region: Tucson, AZ