Behavioral Health Nurse Practitioner Part Time
Company: Corizon Health
Location: Jefferson City
Posted on: October 10, 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
advance professional nursing skills to meet a variety of healthcare
as primary focus. Interacts with a variety of healthcare
professionals and security staff in a correctional
Below is a list of your responsibilities as a Behavioral
Health Nurse Practitioner - PT with Corizon Health at
Jefferson City Correctional Center located in Jefferson City,
- Responds to and
initiates care for those requiring mental health services
throughout the facility.
inmate/patient in a variety of settings.
inmate/patient mental health problems and prescribes treatment
under direction of a physician.
mental health services utilizing therapeutic regimens approved by a
- Provides mental
health education to inmate/patient, healthcare and correctional
- Documents all
mental healthcare contacts.
- Adheres to
safety and security policies and participates in disaster
security regulations for keys, sharps and controlled
- Delegates to
and supervises other appropriate infection control
- Adheres to
Universal Precautions and other appropriate infection control
standard precautions using personal protective equipment as
- Other duties as
assigned by management.
- Graduate of an
accredited college/university Nurse Practitioner program with
current license/ certification in the state in which
- Must have
current CPR certification.
- Must be
available to participate in on-call schedule.
- Subject to
initial and ongoing security clearance requirements.
officers provide security; however, some degree of risk of verbal
and physical assault from inmates exists. As in any healthcare
setting, employees may be exposed to communicable and/or infectious
diseases. Inside work with periodic traveling (inter and intra
state) to other locations with exposure to weather, temperature
extremes and hazardous road conditions. Frequent standing and
walking while presenting or performing job duties.
- Because patients need round the
clock care, working hours include days, nights, weekends, holidays
and on-call. Rotating shifts, weekends as well as holiday and work
during inclement weather will be required. Adheres to site/contract
specific regarding on-call requirements and mandated
schedules/overtime. Team members may be mandated to work shifts
and/or overtime due to site/staffing or emergencies.
- Essential staff is defined as
healthcare and behavioral professionals that may be required or
mandated to work due to site/staffing or emergencies (natural
disaster, inclement weather or other situations).
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
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