The Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant 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 Arizona license, DEA, BLS
About the Facility:
Central Arizona - Florence Correctional Center - West is located in Florence, AZ, approximately 50 miles outside of Phoenix and 60 miles outside of Tucson.
Central Arizona - Florence Correctional Center - West houses US Marshall, ICE, USAF and Pascua male and female inmates. The facility has a 24-hour clinic that has a medical department, dental department and mental health department.