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P/T NURSE PRACTITIONER in Lovejoy, GA at The GEO Group, Inc.

Date Posted: 6/17/2022

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Job Description

Facility: 930

Salary: $55.00 per hour

Bonus (if applicable):

Shift:

Benefits: Full-time employees will enjoy a competitive benefits package for an energized workforce with options for you and your family including:

• Paid time off        • Paid holidays         • 401(k)
• 401(k) matching      • Health Insurance        • Dental Insurance
• Vision Insurance       • Life Insurance          • Flexible spending account
• Health savings account    • Tuition Reimbursement     • Reduced tuition rates
• Employee discount     • Employee assistance program • Pet insurance
• Disability Insurance     • Paid training           • Other benefits available

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Contractor Position is 32 hours per week - Monday, Wednesday & Thursday

Are you a Nurse Practitioner looking for a challenging yet rewarding environment, where you can really make a difference? Are you passionate about people and believe that everyone deserves the highest quality of healthcare? If so, then we have the role for you!  As the industry's global leader in evidence-based rehabilitation, we are looking for people like you to add to our growing team of professionals!

  

Join A Community That Cares

Joining GEO means contributing to our mission to provide the best rehabilitation and community reintegration programs and services to those in our care. GEO is a place for professional growth, exploration, creativity, and valuable interpersonal relationships. Interested in achieving extraordinary things? Send in your application. Every one of our employees makes us who we are.

 

Role and Responsibilities

Your primary goal is to diagnose and treat acute, episodic, or chronic illness, independently or as part of the healthcare team. You will also focus on health promotion and disease prevention within the facility. 

 

  • Perform primary care such as suturing, splinting, administering immunizations, taking specimens, and providing wound care
  • Formulate appropriate and comprehensive treatment plans and prognosis
  • Order, perform, and interpret complete blood counts (CBCs), electrocardiograms (EKGs), and radiographs (x-rays) results
  • Provides patients with information to promote good health, and prevent disease or disability
  • Counsel patients on prescribed drugs and possible side effects
  • Document services provided and comprehensive notes in the patient medical records
  • Maintain current knowledge of legal regulations for nurse practitioner practice and licensure requirements
  • Available 24-hours where needed, to advise nursing staff in the care of detainees/inmates/residents after hours

 

We're looking for individuals from different backgrounds

Building an inclusive culture where every employee can perform to their maximum potential is the center of GEO’s employee value proposition. Our success is based on diversity in our workforce and the inclusion of eclectic perspectives, ideas, and backgrounds. Everyone is encouraged to apply. Here’s to unlimited ideas, increased productivity, and innovative solutions!

Job Requirements

Competencies Required

Excellent diagnostics skills, patience, and strong communication skills are all key qualities we look for. Our employees feel proud to play a role in our patient’s re-entry to society This is a great opportunity for a Nurse Practitioner! Take a look at the requirements below to see if this role will be a good fit for you. If it is, apply today!

Nurse Practitioner requirements:

  • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing.
  • Current, unrestricted license to practice as Registered Nurse in the state the facility is located (maintain a current copy of license on file at the facility at all times).
  • Certified to practice as a Nurse Practitioner in the state in which the facility is located.
  • Two (2) years of direct work experience, preferred.
  • Ability to submit a copy of professional license.

Physical Requirements

 

  • Frequently: Lift or carry and push/pull up to 60 lbs. or more; walk, stand, bend, stoop and reach above shoulder level
  • Occasionally: Climb and sit