Nurse Practitioner

Corizon Health

Hagerstown, MD 21741

Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Description

**About Corizon Health**

**Correctional healthcare is not just a job. It’s a calling.**

By choosing a career with Corizon Health, you are choosing the opportunity to truly make a difference in the health, well-being, and future of the patients you serve. We take pride in being a pioneer provider of correctional healthcare. As a Corizon Health professional, you have access to the resources and support to enhance your skills, build a solid foundation to reach your career potential, and contribute to the care and well-being of an underserved population. There is no greater calling. Join Corizon Health today and be part of our legacy of innovation and clinical expertise.


Below is a list of your responsibilities as a **Nurse Practitioner** with Corizon Health at Correctional Training Center located in Hagerstown, Maryland:

+ Respond to and initiate care for medical emergencies throughout the facility

+ Identify patient health problems and prescribes treatment under direction of a physician

+ Implement medical care utilizing therapeutic regimens approved by a physician

+ Provide education to patient, healthcare and correctional staff

+ Document all healthcare contacts

+ Adhere to safety and security policies and participate in disaster drills

+ Follow security regulations for keys, sharps, and controlled medications

+ Delegate to and supervise other team members as appropriate

+ Adhere to Universal Precautions and other appropriate infection control practices

**Corizon Benefits** (only applicable for full-time positions)

+ Health, Dental and Vision Insurance

+ Life and Disability Insurance

+ Generous PTO plan

+ 401k with matching funds

+ Employee Discount and Rewards Program

+ Tuition Assistance

+ Continuing Medical Education Reimbursement

+ Malpractice coverage provided

+ Comprehensive onboarding

**Experience & Requirements**

+ Graduate of an accredited college/university nurse practitioner program with current certification /licensure in the state of employment.

+ Maintains an active CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) certification.

+ Responsibilities of the Corizon Health Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant

+ Corizon Health Nurse Practitioners utilize the medical model to meet a variety of healthcare needs with an ambulatory care as their primary focus. Nurse Practitioners/Physician Assistants work with a variety of healthcare professionals and security officers in a correctional environment.

_A background check, security clearance and drug screening are required for this role._

_Corizon Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. In compliance with federal and state employment opportunity laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, Vietnam era veteran, or disabled Veteran status. EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans._

Contact: Dee Thandi: 800-893-2118

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**ID** _2021-9298_

**Job Locations** _US-MD-Hagerstown_

**Category** _Nurse Practitioners_

**Position Type** _Regular Full-time_

**Shift / Schedule** _Weekday Day_

**Location ID** _91217_

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