Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
PrimeCare Medical is currently looking for a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner to work in the medical department at the Montgomery County Correctional Facility located in Eagleville, PA. The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner will evaluate, assess, diagnosis, and develop treatment plans for patients with mental illness. Additional job duties will include:
Provide services to the inmate/patient population utilizing current standard of care and psychiatric practice.
Visit and provide psychiatric treatment to confined inmate/patients (restricted housing/behavioral units).
Consult with medical director or attending physician to seek advice and expertise in their respective areas of practice.
Provide psychiatric consultation to all professionals (physicians/nursing) within the unit
Ensure complete, accurate and timely psychiatric entries are made for each inmate/patient contact.
Provides follow-up care for patients with chronic mental illness.
Evaluate all patients referred by medical staff, mental health staff, and facility staff.
Treat all patients requiring psychiatric intervention.
Refer inmate/patients in need of involuntary hospitalization to on-site psychiatrist or the director of mental health to facilitate physician evaluations and commitment hearing.
Submit copy of professional license and other credentialing information to the corporate office.
Maintain all stipulations set forth by written and State Board approved Collaborating Physician Agreement.
Actively assist with the detection and prevention of inmate/patient suicide.
Work collaboratively with psychologists, and other mental health staff.
Any/all other duties and responsibilities as assigned or delegated.
PrimeCare believes in offering a competitive compensation and benefits package to their employees. Standard benefits for full-time employees include Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability options, Generous PTO, 401k with match, and a flexible spending account.
Working in corrections provides a challenging and exciting world of opportunities. Correctional healthcare is similar to working in an emergency room or a clinic. Each day is both challenging and rewarding.
PrimeCare Medical is dedicated to its employees and will provide the knowledge and training to administer premier healthcare in the correctional environment.
Now is the time to join the exciting and challenging world of correctional healthcare!
Graduate of an approved Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner program with a focus in psychiatry
Licensed to practice as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner in the state in which the facility is located
Experience in health care delivery require
Minimum of 2 years experience.
Experience in Correctional Healthcare is a plus.
Internal Number: MNTF - Psych NP
About PrimeCare Medical Inc.
PrimeCare Medical, provides comprehensive healthcare services to county jails, prisons and juvenile detention centers throughout the Northeastern United States. PrimeCare Medical specializes in correctional healthcare management through the significant contributions and strong moral values of our employees.