Company: Corizon Health
Posted on: October 13, 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
Below is a list of your responsibilities as a Nurse
Practitioner (NP/ARNP) with Corizon Health:
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.
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.
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
Keywords: Corizon Health, Pittsburgh , Nurse Practitioner, Other , Cumberland, Pennsylvania
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