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.
Position is from October until January 2019.
About the Facility:
Wheeler Correctional Facility houses Georgia Department of Corrections male inmates. It has a full clinic with Dental staff, Mental Health staff and Medical staff.
Wheeler Correctional Facility is located in Alamo Georgia. Alamo Georgia is located in the center of the state with access to many metropolitan areas.