Estancia

Psychiatrist - Torrance County Detention Facility

Qualifications and Responsibilities:

Typical duties include managing the operation and providing overall direction and leadership to the provision of mental health services to the facility. The Psychiatrist has the primary responsibility of providing administrative and clinical coordination for the comprehensive mental health program for the patients. Prescribes and monitors psychotropic medications for patients.  

Must have active New Mexico license, DEA and BLS or ACLS.

Position is part-time, 20 hours per week.

About the Facility:

Torrance County Detention Facility is located in Estancia, NM, approximately one hour east of Albuquerque, NM. The facility holds approximately 1100 inmates.

Nurse Practitioner - Torrance County Detention Facility

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 New Mexico license, DEA and BLS certified.   

About the Facility:

Torrance County Detention Facility is located in Estancia, NM and  holds approximately 1100 inmates.

 

 

Physician - Torrance County Detention Facility

Qualifications and Responsibilities:

Provide direction and leadership for the medical program in collaboration with the Health Services Administrator.

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

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

Closely monitor all potential catastrophic illnesses.

Must have active New Mexico license with DEA,  BLS and/or ACLS.  Training  in Internal Medicine preferred. Must be able to pass clearance.

About the Facility:

Torrance County Detention Facility is located in Estancia, NM and holds approximately 1100 Immigration and Customs Enforcement male detainees.