CFG Health Network

Medical Nurse Practitioner (Corrections)

Job Locations US-NJ-Mays Landing
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(6/26/2024 4:07 PM)
Job ID
2023-6169
# of Openings
1
Line of Business
CFG Health Systems

Overview

Be a part of a compassionate and quality driven team of providers who not only make a difference with their patient, but also makes a difference in the community. Working in the jails is both challenging and rewarding. You can be the light in someone’s life by providing genuine and quality care to the underserved. Practice medicine in a way that also gives you fulfillment.

 

Why Atlantic County Jail? Located near the popular and bustling Atlantic City, the town of Mays Landing, New Jersey offers a number of things to do in its own right, ranging from local history and historic ruins to an animal sanctuary to delicious food and refreshing drinks. Locals and tourists alike can visit with animals at the Funny Farm Rescue, check out the ruin of the Weymouth Furnace, learn about the history of the area at the Hamilton Historical Society Museum, and more.

 

In collaboration with the physician, the Nurse Practitioner is responsible for diagnosing, treating and providing medical services to inmates of the Department of Corrections consistent with community standards of care.

Responsibilities

  • Performs and documents patient evaluation, including taking the patient’s history and conducting a physical examination.  
  • Orders and interprets diagnostic tests.   
  • Writes orders for medical medications and treatments, under guidelines of licensure..
  • May perform invasive procedures as necessary. 
  • Prescribes and monitors patient medications.
  • Dictates discharge summaries and transfer orders.
  • Maintains and follows patient care protocols.
  • Works with members of the healthcare team in educating the patients of their medical care.
  • Provides any necessary “on call” coverage.
  • Continually updates clinical knowledge and skills through consultation, formal and informal education and review of literature for the benefit of themselves as well as for the healthcare team.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • A current CPR/BLS card with demonstrated and cognitive skills is required.
  • Must possess a Master’s Degree and must have current and Advanced Practice Nurse license for the state in which he/she will provide services.
  • Must have at least one year experience of providing direct patient care. 
  • Must have prescriptive authority with current and valid DEA (and CDS if applicable). 
  • Previous experience in a correctional setting preferred. 

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  

 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Company Profile

CFG is a comprehensive healthcare provider that is dedicated to improving quality of life for individuals and families by providing innovative medical and mental health services. Our Health Network includes Center for Family Guidance, CFG Health Systems and CFG Residentials.

Job Category

Nurse

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