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Adelphi is seeking a nurse practitioner (NP)/physician assistant (PA) to provide services at a correctional facility in North Carolina. The NP/PA will be required to provide services between 2 correctional facilities in NC.
•Profession: Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant
•Specialty: Correctional Medicine/Psychiatry/Urgent Care/Primary Care/IM/EM/FM
•Location: Fairfield, NC; Columbia, NC
•Service Setting: Outpatient
•Facility Type: Correctional
•Job Type: Contract
•Start Date: ASAP
•Contract Length: Ongoing
•Shift Schedule: 40hrs/week
•Perform vital signs and appropriate medical history.
•Perform independent assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of all illnesses and trauma.
•Refer patients to the clinical director for conditions beyond the scope of training and experience of the nurse practitioner.
•Manage chronic health problems.
•Prescribe indicated medications as directed through utilizing the Soldiers' Home Policy and Procedures.
•Prescribe narcotic and controlled substances as directed by the physician.
•Administer authorized immunizations.
•Provide counseling and guidance to patients on issues relating to drugs, diet, weight control, effects of prescribed medications, and treatments.
•Order and interpret laboratory tests, X-rays, electrocardiograms, audiograms, and perform tympanometry.
•Perform physical exams.
•Perform all other required services within a scope of practice that is consistent with the Nurse Practice Act of the State of North Carolina.
Kennesaw, Georgia, United States
We staff physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners in locum tenens and permanent positions.