Nurse Practitioner - Nevada Southern Detention Center

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.

Accepts on-call status.

Must be licensed in Nevada and pass US Marshall clearance.

About the Facility:

Nevada Southern Detention Center is in Pahrump, NV, approximately 60 miles outside of Las Vegas. 

Nevada Southern Detention Center is a US Marshalls facility that houses male and female inmates. The facility has a 24-hour clinic that has a medical department with provider coverage during the day, dental department and mental health department.