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Job Overview

Job Summary: 

Under indirect supervision, provides independent primary care in a correctional setting to a specified population of non-emergency patients.  Provides consultation and advice to others. 

Essential Functions:

  1. Performs medical examinations and evaluations, diagnoses, treatment, follow-up consultation and health education. 
  2. Manages patient’s overall care. 
  3. Obtains patient histories and develops patient care treatment plans, ensuring completeness and accuracy using the POMR format. 
  4. Supervises and/or coordinates the activities of patient care and/or support staff. 
  5. Diagnose and treat acute and chronic conditions. 
  6. Prescribes medications and other treatments. 
  7. Participates in planning programs and in developing specific health polices and procedures. 
  8. Practices safety, environmental and/or infection control methods. 
  9. Respond to requests from Security Staff as well as Armor Staff in accordance with Armor and Facility Guidelines.  This includes following the rules and regulations for employee conduct/behavior and chain of command set forth by the command staff at all times while working within the detention/correctional facility. 
  10. Performs other duties as assigned. 

 Skills, Knowledge and Abilities Required:

  • ·                    Knowledge of patient care charts and histories.
  • ·                    Knowledge of health education theory and practice.
  • ·                    Ability to supervise and train employees, to include organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments.
  • ·                    Ability to maintain quality, safety and/or infection control standards.
  • ·                    Knowledge of clinical operations and procedures.
  • ·                    Knowledge of current principles, methods, and procedures for the deliver of medical evaluations, diagnosis and treatment in area of expertise.
  • ·                    Knowledge or related accreditation and certification requirements.
  • ·                    Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of staff.

 Education and Experience Requirements: 

  • ·                    Current license as a Registered Nurse/Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner
  • ·                    Current CPR certification, ACLS certification preferred
  • ·                    Two years of experience

 

Christine Haskell
Armor Health Care Recruiter
Cell: (786)-514-1135
Fax: (954) 206-6006
Chaskell@armorcorrectional.com
 
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