Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant - Tallahatchie County Correctional Facility

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 Mississippi license, DEA and BLS

About the Facility:

Tallahatchie County Correctional Facility is located in Tutwiler, MS. Tutwiler is approximately 90 miles West of Memphis, TN. 

The facility houses male inmates from the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation and Tallahatchie County Sheriff's Office.  The facility has a 24 hour clinic with a medical, dental and mental health staff.