Qualifications and 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 have active Mississippi license, DEA and BLS. Correctional health care experience preferred. Must be able to pass Bureau of Prisons clearance.
About the Facility:
Adams County Correctional Facility is located in Natchez, MS. It houses approximately 2500 male Bureau of Prisons inmates. The facility has a full clinic with medical, dental and mental health staff.
Natchez, MS is located on the Mississippi River approximately 85 miles north of Baton Rouge, LA and 90 miles southwest of Jackson,MS. Natchez has a variety of indoor and outdoor activities that include golfing, hunting, fishing, kayaking, casinos, museums and art galleries