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Nurse Practitioner-Physician Assistant Job



Job Number: 74300335187

Location: Rushville, IL

Date Posted: 11-29-2016

Wexford Health Sources, the nation's leading innovative correctional health care company, provides clients with experienced management and technologically advanced services, combined with programs that control costs while ensuring quality.  For nearly two decades, Wexford Health has consistently delivered proven staffing expertise and a full range of medical, behavioral health, pharmacy, utilization management, provider contracting, claims processing, and quality management services.

At Wexford Health our philosophy is that health care should not be considered a luxury for anyone.  We simply care for those in need and the corrections environment is our venue. This is for a Full-time Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant at the Rushville Treatment and Detention Facility in Rushville, IL.

We’re proud to offer a competitive benefits package including:

  • Generous paid-time off program that combines vacation and sick leave
  • Paid holidays
  • Comprehensive health insurance through Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Dental and Vision insurance
  • 401(k) retirement saving plans
  • Company-paid short-term disability
  • Healthcare and dependent care spending account

POSITION SUMMARY

Under direct supervision of the designated Wexford Health manager and the Medical Director and clinical supervision of the Medical Director, an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner or Physician’s Assistant licensed in the state of assignment is responsible and accountable for evaluating and treating inmates upon referral and acts as a consultant to the nursing staff.


TRAVEL: Minimal travel required.

LICENSING: Currently licensed as NP or PA in the state of Illinois.

CERTIFICATION:

  • Current CPR certification.
  • Psychiatric nurse certification preferred.

EDUCATION: Certification from an accredited college/university as an Advanced Practice Nurse or Physician’s Assistant.

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

  • 2 years’ experience as a NP/PA treating psychiatric diagnoses within the last 5 years.
  • Recent graduate with psychiatric nurse certification may be considered in lieu of experience treating psychiatric diagnoses.
  • Prior experience with use of electronic medical record system preferred.

OTHER PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: N/A

EOE/M/F/D/V


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