Advance Registered Nurse Practitioner

Job Summary:
Under indirect supervision, provides independent primary care in a correctional setting to a specified population of non-emergency patients. Provides consultation and advice to others.
Essential Functions:
Performs medical examinations and evaluations, diagnoses, treatment, follow-up consultation and health education.
Manages patient's overall care.
Obtains patient histories and develops patient care treatment plans, ensuring completeness and accuracy using the SOAP format.
Supervises and/or coordinates the activities of patient care and/or support staff.
Diagnoses and treats acute and chronic conditions.
Prescribes medications and other treatments.
Participates in planning programs and in developing specific health polices and procedures.
Practices safety, environmental and/or infection control methods.
Will adhere to Armor's Standards of Professional Conduct, and will incorporate and/or be supportive of Armor's four core FISH! Philosophies ? i.e. Play, Be There, Make Their Day and Choose Your Attitude.
Respond to requests from Security Staff as well as Armor Staff in accordance with Armor and Facility Guidelines. This includes following the rules and regulations for employee conduct/behavior and chain of command set forth by the command staff at all times while working within the detention/correctional facility.
Perform additional duties as assigned.
Minimum Requirements
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities Required:
Knowledge of patient care charts and histories.
Knowledge of health education theory and practice.
Ability to supervise and train employees, to include organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments.
Ability to maintain quality, safety and/or infection control standards.
Knowledge of clinical operations and procedures.
Knowledge of current principles, methods, and procedures for the deliver of medical evaluations, diagnosis and treatment in area of expertise.
Knowledge or related accreditation and certification requirements.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of staff.
Education and Experience Requirements:
Current license as a Registered Nurse/Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner
Current CPR certification, ACLS certification preferred
New graduates welcome
Other relevant professional experiences or educational backgrounds will be considered as deemed appropriate. However, when licensure is required by local, state, federal or contractual guidelines, we will not alter our position on those requirements.
Working Conditions and Physical Effort:
Work is normally performed in clinic environment
Moderate physical activity. Requires handling of average-weight objects up to 25 pounds or standing and/or walking for more than four (4) hours per day.
Work environment involves exposure to potentially dangerous materials and situations that require following extensive safety precautions and may include the use of protective equipment.
Will work with blood and blood borne pathogens and will require OSHA training and compliance.

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