Qualifications & 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.
Must have active Colorado license, DEA and BLS certified. Correctional health care experience preferred.
About the Facility:
Crowley County Correctional Facility is located in Olney Springs, CO, approximately 40 miles East of Pueblo, CO. It is a small town where hospitality is not just a saying but a way of life.
Crowley County Correctional Facility is owned by CoreCivic and houses Colorado Department of Corrections male inmates. It has a full clinic with a 24 hour medical department, dental office and mental health office.