Qualifications and Responsibilities:
The Nurse Practitioner under the supervision of the Physician, provides advanced nursing services and patient care in the facility's medical program.
Provides comprehensive nursing care to include, but not limited to, executing physician's orders, dispensing and administering medications and performing examinations and treatment of patients; performs a variety of procedures and treatments.
Orders, interprets and evaluates diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient's clinical problems and health care needs.
Records physical findings, formulates prognosis based on patient's condition and discusses case with physician and other health professionals to prepare comprehensive patient care plan.
Recommends drugs and other forms of treatment within the scope of licensure.
Participate in on-call rotation.
Must have active Ohio license, DEA and BLS certified. Correctional health care experience preferred.
About the Facility:
Northeast Ohio Correctional Center is located on the Ohio/Pennsylvania border in Youngstown, OH.
The facility houses US Marshall male inmates and has a 24 hour clinic with a mental health department, medical department and dental department.