Harvey Relief Nurse Practitioner (NP)
Company: CCS
Location: Houston , TX
Category: Healthcare, Houston Disaster Recovery
Job Type: Full Time
Posted: 9/5/2017
JOB DESCRIPTION:

Job 17-43017

 

This is a PRN position

 

This past week our nation watched as Texas was pounded by the winds and rain of Hurricane Harvey. This storm has impacted many of our employees which are unable to report to work. We are looking for individuals (CCS employees or temporary contractors) to provide relief for our co-workers to enable them to address their personal needs in this time of hardship. Hours and shifts are yet to be identified. Please apply now if you are interested in assisting in our Harvey Relief.

 

Overview

 

Our Nurse Practitioner provides a full range of medical services for inmates. Works under the supervision of the Site Medical Director and other site Physicians and in accordance with established policy and procedure as well as within the state guidelines. Provides required documentation of services to the Site Medical Director or designee in order to monitor provision of clinical services. Notifies the Medical Director and H.S.A. regarding changes in schedule coverage. Assists in arrangements for coverage of medical services if unavailable for an extended period of time.

 

Responsibilities

  • Reports to assigned facility at designated hour to examine referred patients.
  • Conducts on-site chronic care clinics and sick call as established by Site Medical Director, Health Services Administrator or designee.
  • Conducts infirmary rounds as established by Site Medical Director, Health Services Administrator or designee and records encounters in the patient's progress notes.
  • Ensures progress note documentation is in SOAP format, problem oriented, corresponds to the therapeutic order and is dated, timed and legible.
  • Adheres to the established formulary for therapeutic regimens before using non-formulary procedure.
  • The above responsibilities are a highlight of responsibilities and not a full list. Other responsibilities may be performed as assigned.

 

 

CCS is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Education for Nurse Practitioner:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing

  • Hold an advanced degree in an approved and accredited Nurse Practitioner program

 

Experience for Nurse Practitioner:

  • Prior medical/surgical and/or emergency/trauma experience and corrections experience is preferred
  • Must have the patience and tact to deal with the inmate population and ability to work effectively in the corrections environment.
  • Scheduling flexibility required to be able to rotate hours and shifts, if needed, and to be called during emergency situations to provide coverage

 

Licenses/Certifications for Nurse Practitioner:

  • Current licensure as a Nurse Practitioner within the state
  • Current CPR Certification

 

ADDRESS:
Houston , TX
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