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 be licensed in Kansas. DEA and BLS
Leavenworth Detention Center is in Leavenworth, KS, approximately 35 miles outside of Kansas City, MO.
Leavenworth Detention Center houses US Marshall male and female inmates. The facility has a 24-hour clinic that has a medical department, dental department and mental health department.