Tennessee

Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant - Trousdale Turner 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 Tennessee license, DEA and BLS.  Correctional health care experience preferred.

About the Facility:

Trousdale Turner Correctional Center is located in Hartsville, TN.  Hartsville is approximately 50 miles east of Nashville, TN. 

The facility houses male inmates from the Tennessee Department of Corrections. The facility has a 24 hour clinic with a medical, dental and mental health staff.

 

 

 

Physician - West Tennessee Detention Facility

Qualifications & Responsibilities:

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

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.

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.

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.

Successful candidate must have an active medical license in the state of Tennessee.  Family Medicine, General Medicine or Emergency Medicine background preferred.  Must have active DEA license. Must be able to pass federal clearance.

About the Facility:

West Tennessee Detention Facility is a US Marshall, Bureau of Prison and Dept. of Homeland Security facility that houses approximately 600 male inmates. The facility has a 24 hour nursing staff with Provider day coverage.  The clinic also has dental and mental health staff day coverage.

West Tennessee Detention Facility is located in Mason, TN. Mason is approximately 45 miles east of Memphis, TN. 

 

 

Physician - South Central Correctional Center

Qualifications & Responsibilities:

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

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.

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.

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.

Successful candidate must have an active medical license in the state of Tennessee.  Family Medicine, General Medicine or Emergency Medicine background preferred.  Must have active DEA license.

About the Facility:

South Central Correctional Center is a Tennessee Department of Corrections facility that houses male inmates.   The facility houses a  24 hour clinic that has a  medical staff, mental health staff and dental staff.  Clifton is approximately 100 miles West of Nashville, TN.