Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant - Central Arizona - Florence Correctional Center- WEST

Qualifications and Responsibilities:

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 and BLS.  Correctional health care experience preferred. 

About the Facility:

Florence  is located in Pinal County, approximately 60 minutes outside of Phoenix. It is conveniently located near several outdoor activities while still being able to enjoy the metropolitan lifestyle in Phoenix and Tucson.

Central Arizona Detention Center is an ICE, USMS facility that houses approximately 2300 adult male and female inmates.  There is a  clinic that has 24 hour nursing staff, provider coverage during the day, dental staff and mental health staff.