Nurse Practitioner - Stewart Detention Center


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 Georgia license, DEA and BLS.  Correctional health care experience preferred. 

About the Facility:

Stewart Detention Center is located in Lumpkin, GA. It houses approximately 1750 male ICE inmates.  It is approximately 40 miles south of Columbus, GA and 160 miles north of  Panama City, FL. 

The facility has a 24 hour nursing staff, dental staff and mental health staff