Nurse Practitioner - St. Louis, MO

Corizon Health, Inc. Saint Louis , MO 63150

Posted 1 week ago

Correctional Care | Committed Careers | Corizon Health

We have an exceptional opportunity for a Part Time Nurse Practitioner to join our healthcare team at the St.

Louis Juvenile Division located in St.

Louis, MO. This position is up to 16 hours per week.

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) certification.

Valid Medicaid Number

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.

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

Paid malpractice

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.

CorizonHealth 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.

John Polich
800-738-0058

Job Number:14689

Job ID : 14689



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