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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner - Part Time

Company: Corizon Health
Location: Gainesville
Posted on: September 11, 2021

Job Description:

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 Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner with Corizon Health at Alalchua County Jail located in Gainesville, Florida: 

  • Provide consultations and assessments to manage and stabilize emergent problems.
  • Provide mental health evaluations, assessments and follow-up care.
  • Provide consultation and follow-up with mental health staff regarding a patient's diagnosis and treatment, and need for psychotropic medication.
  • Review treatment plans for patients housed in the mental observation unit and patients receiving medication
  • Participate in various treatment modalities as required by the mental health service
  • Participate in case conferences and treatment planning for patients receiving and being considered for mental health treatment
  • Participate in mental health and medical rounds as assigned
  • Evaluate patients for hospitalization and monitor patient through contact with the hospital psychiatry staff.
  • Conduct group sessions on mental health observation, including medication compliance groups. 
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Supervising Psychiatrist.

Corizon Benefits

  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Life and Disability Insurance
  • Generous PTO plan
  • 401k with matching funds
  • Employee Discount and Rewards Program
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Continuing Education Reimbursement

  • Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Certification
  • 3-5 years’ experience in mental health setting which can include mental health background as a Registered Nurse.
  • Must have current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification.
  • Available to participate in on-call schedule.
  • Subject to initial and ongoing security clearance requirements.
  • Must follow all credentialing and privileging procedures from applicable technical instructions.
  • Active license in state of employment
  • Must demonstrate clinical competence and leadership abilities, such as decision- making abilities, skills in problem solving, communication and interpersonal skills. 
  • Minimum one year of clinical nursing practice in a mental health setting, correctional experience preferred, but not required. 

 

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.

Keywords: Corizon Health, Gainesville , Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner - Part Time, Other , Gainesville, Florida

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