NURSE PRACTITIONER in State College, PA at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 3/21/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Experience:
    1 - 3 years
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Job Description

Equal Opportunity Employer.


  • As a Nurse Practitioner you will examine and treat facility detainees/inmates to ensure proper injury care, disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment and recovery. You will also direct the work of staff employees and participate in the development of and application of policies, procedures and protocols in the care of detainees/inmates. you are a Nurse Practitioner, we’ve got a great opportunity for you! !

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Job Responsibilities

    • Performing routine medical examinations on detainees/inmates under established guidelines
    • Providing medical treatment and services consistent with the provision of basic health care services in conjunction with a physician
    • Documenting all provided services in the detainee/inmate medical record
    • Reviewing regularly those cases requiring ongoing medical/pharmaceutical attention
    • Instructing patients in required health hygiene techniques
    • Maintaining compliance with company policies and procedures
    • Providing input into performance evaluation
    • Performing regular chart review for quality assurance purposes
    • Assisting in designating the level of care to be performed and the necessary equipment needed


Job Requirements

Minimum 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
    • 2 years of direct work experience, preferred
    • Ability to submit a copy of professional license
    • Ability to command the respect and confidence of inmates and staff; and philosophically committed to the objectives of the facility


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