Qualifications and Responsibilities:
The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, under the supervision of the Physician, provides mental health services to the facility. Position is part-time (up to 16 hours per week).
Monitors inmate population by completing rounds, and develops and implements treatment and therapeutic programs for the population.
Provides comprehensive psychiatric advanced nursing care to include, but not limited to, dispensing and administering medications.
Records 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 Ohio with DEA and BLS or ACLS.
About the Facility:
Lake Erie Correctional Institution is located in Conneaut, OH. Conneaut is in northeast Ohio near the Pennsylvania border.
The facility houses approximately 1798 male Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections(ODRC). The facility has a 24 hour clinic with medical, mental heath and dental staff.