PA or NP

Santa Fe, New Mexico   |     Regular Part Time    |     Job ID:16079

SUMMARY

Wexford Health

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POSITION: Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner

LOCATION: Penitentiary of NM in Santa Fe

Wexford Health Sources, Inc. is a member of the Wexford family: a group of the nation’s leading innovative correctional health care companies.  At Wexford Health Sources, Inc., 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.

POSITION SUMMARY

  • Provides basic medical services under the supervision of a licensed physician.
  • Utilizes professional medical skills to meet a variety of health care needs, with ambulatory care as primary focus. 
  • Provides a broad range of medical services to the facility including assessment, identification and treatment of medical (acute and/or chronic) concerns, health education to patients, and illness and injury prevention.
  • Orders appropriate lab/diagnostic tests and procedures to effectively diagnose and treat the patient’s health condition.  
  • Order medications for patients following licensure authority in coordination with company and facility guidelines.
  • Prepare patients for and perform or assist in special treatments, procedures and examinations.
  • Make rounds and staff the screening areas as requested.
  • Perform historical and physical examinations.

BENEFITS

Wexford Health offers a competitive benefits package including:

  • Performance check-ins with annual merit increase
  • Generous paid-time off program that combines vacation and sick leave
  • Paid holidays
  • Comprehensive health insurance through BlueCross BlueShield
  • Dental and Vision insurance
  • 401(k) retirement saving plan
  • Company-paid short-term disability
  • Healthcare and dependent care spending account
  • Continuing education options

Minimum Requirements:

The following requirements list the minimum to qualify.  An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted.

LICENSING: Current, valid New Mexico Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant license

CERTIFICATION: Advanced Practical Nurse or Physician Assistant’s Certification

Current CPR Certification

EDUCATION: Graduate of an accredited college/university program

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: Minimum two (2) years clinical experience required.  Correctional experience a plus

 

EOE/M/F/D/V

 


 

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