Arizona

Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant - LaPalma Correctional Center

Qualifications and Responsibilities:

Provide a variety of professional medical services to inmates to include administering examinations, diagnosing medical and other problems, prescribing medications and providing treatment and follow-up care.

Monitor and review operations and standards of care delivered to inmates.

Make clinic rounds

Participate in treatment team meetings where individual health plans of inmates are devised, reviewed and altered.

Closely monitor all potential catastrophic illnesses.

Accept on-call status.

Must have active Arizona license with DEA,  BLS and ACLS.  Nurse Practitioners must have two years of primary care experience and currently certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners or the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Physician Assistants must have two years family Medicine or family practice experience and certification as a Physician Assistant by the National Commission of Certification of Physician Assistants.

About the Facility:

La Palma Correctional Center houses California as well as ICE male inmates. It has a full clinic with day provider coverage, 24-hour nursing coverage. The clinic has a dental staff, mental health staff  and medical staff.

Eloy is located in West Central Pinal County, approximately 45 to 55 minutes outside of Phoenix

Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant - Central Arizona Florence Correctional Complex

Qualifications:

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

About the Facility:

Central Arizona  Florence Correctional Complex is an ICE, USMS, USAF facility that houses approximately 2,300 adult male and female inmates. There is a clinic that has 24-hour nursing staff, provider coverage during the day, dental staff and mental health staff

Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant - Red Rock Correctional Center

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 Arizona license, DEA and BLS. 

About the Facility

 Red Rock Correctional Center is in Eloy, AZ. Eloy is 65 miles southeast of Phoenix and 58 miles northwest of Tucson.

The facility houses Arizona Department of Corrections male inmates and has a 24-hour clinic with a mental health department, medical department and dental department