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Nurse Practitioner (Ontario) Part- and full-time opportunities

Company: Department of Corrections
Location: Ontario
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Initial Posting Date: 05/18/2022Application Deadline:06/15/2022Agency:Department of CorrectionsSalary Range:$7,276 - $10,586Position Type:EmployeePosition Title:Nurse Practitioner (Ontario) Part- and full-time opportunitiesJob Description:Nurse Practitioner - Part and full-time opportunitiesSnake River Correctional Institution (Ontario, Oregon)Oregon Department of CorrectionsThe Oregon Department of Corrections is hiring for part- and full-time Nurse Practitioners. These positions are located at the Snake River Correctional Institution (SRCI) in Ontario. Pay listed above is for a full-time employee, salary would range by hours worked. This recruitment will be used to establish a list of qualified applicants and could be used to fill future vacancies.The Oregon Department of Corrections (ODOC) seeks to employ career-oriented candidates and offers employment opportunities in a wide variety of challenging occupations. ODOC's mission is to promote public safety by holding offenders accountable for their actions and reducing the risk of future criminal behavior.This position is represented by American Federations of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME). This position may be eligible for Police & Fire (P) benefits through Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), as defined by statute.Position OverviewSelf-starters wanted!Patient examination may include evaluation of the heart, lungs, and gastrointestinal system using a stethoscope to identify abnormalities in order to determine the nature and extent of disease. Evaluate patients for masses and enlargement in major organs and glands, such as for evidence of enlarged liver and enlarged thyroid gland. Examines teeth, throat, ears, eyes, skin, and other parts of the body for signs of malformation or disease. Performs venipuncture as needed and orders laboratory studies. Interprets results of laboratory studies. Patient treatment may include developing and carrying out complete patient treatment plan as primary provider. Treats infections, sprains, and simple fractures. Sutures wounds not involving major blood vessels, nerves or tendons. Suggests food supplements, non-prescription medicine, and prescribes antibiotics and other drugs to the extent authorized. Refers cases to physicians and healthcare specialists for conditions outside this employee's ability to diagnose or treat according to established protocol. Confers directly with one or more physicians regarding diagnosis and care-management challenges. Training may include instructing nurses and health specialists in techniques to expand their diagnostic, counseling, communication, and referral skills. Confirms and extends assessments made by clinic registered nurses. Authorizes and oversees treatment given under that employee's supervision. Explains normal growth and development, abnormalities, diseases, diagnostic methods, and treatment to patients.Minimum Qualifications A current Nurse Practitioner's license and Registered Nurse license issued by the Oregon State Board of NursingRequested Knowledge inDiagnostic techniquesNursing principles and practicesCurrent treatment for common human diseasesHuman growth and behaviorRequested Skills inTherapeutic treatments, use of examination instruments, and administration of medicationPatient assessment, including laboratory tests and other diagnostic procedures, analysis of data, and problem identificationExercising judgment in determining when to consult other resources for diagnosis and case management.Communicating orally and in writing with a variety of individualsWorking with patients who may be aggressive, self-abusive, or combativeHow to Apply:In the Job History section of your online Workday application clearly describe your experience as it relates to the minimum and general knowledge requirements and requested skills.Only the candidates whose experience most closely matches the qualifications and requested skills of this position will be invited to an interview.In the Work Experience section of your online application clearly describe your experience as it relates to the minimum and special qualifications, requested skills, and/or desired attributes. Be sure to demonstrate you have obtained any skills requested or required through education, work experience, or by showing you have transferable skills (i.e., skills obtained through military education or experience) that substantially relate to this position. Your application and work experience will be used to determine how related your experience is to this position.Failure to provide this information will result in eliminating your application from further consideration. A resume will not substitute for completing the work experience section of your application.Working ConditionsThis position is located inside Snake River Correctional Institution in Ontario, Oregon. The purpose of this job is primary care and medical management of the adults in custody, including examination, diagnosis, treatment, and performance of specialized procedures that are within scope of practice of the licensed nurse practitioner, with referral to a physician when determination is made that illness or treatment is beyond the scope of practice. Treatment is provided in a setting that ranges from ambulatory or clinic care to infirmary or the Specialist Management Unit.Requirements for EmploymentYou must be able to pass a Criminal Justice Information Systems (CJIS) fingerprint-based background check and maintain CJIS eligibility. Due to CJIS requirements related to system access, the following convictions are likely to result in being disqualified for this position: felony convictions, computer theft, identify theft and fraud. CJIS clearance is done at the conditional job offer.Pre-employment Check The executive order that mandated vaccination or an exception to the vaccine requirement ended March 31. OSHA rules require that some positions (health care settings, health care professionals) still have the mandate. We have added a verification question, COVID-19 Vaccination Status, to the pre-employment questionnaire for those positions an agency determines meet the criteria for the vaccination requirement. The response options are Fully Vaccinated, Approved Exception, & Not required for this position.The Selection Process - We expect toInitial review of minimum qualifications, knowledge, and skills.Consideration of top candidates - Recruitment will review and refer the top candidates to the hiring manager.There will be interviews and/or testing to determine the best candidates for a position.Background check and reference checks - All finalists must pass a thorough a criminal record check and reference check.BenefitsThe salary range listed above is for non-PERS qualifying applicants. PERS qualifying applicants may be eligible for an adjusted range. The State of Oregon provides a generous benefit package, which includes family health and dental insurance, optional short and long-term disability and term life insurance - all of which can be tailored to individual needs. Also provided are fully paid retirement program, modest life insurance policy, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave. Position may be eligible for Police & Fire (P) benefits through Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), as defined by statute.Additional InformationDiversity, Equity, and Inclusion is embedded in the Department of Corrections core values. The department strives to be a model employer committed to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion. Ensuring legal compliance, efficiency, and exceeding expectations to deliver the best public services.We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran or protected veteran status, genetic information and other legally protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available for your reference.ODOC is responsible for complying with the Federal Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA 42 U.S.C. 1997). PREA prohibits the Oregon Department of Corrections from hiring, promoting, or contracting with anyone (that will have direct contact with residents) who has engaged in, been convicted of, or been civilly or administratively adjudicated for engaging in sexual abuse in confinement settings. For more information regarding PREA please visit: United States Department of Justice.Veterans' PreferenceUnder Oregon Law, qualifying veterans may apply for veterans' preference. Review our veterans' preference page for details about eligibility. Please note - if you checked you are a veteran, you will be asked to upload your documents later in the application process, after you have applied.QuestionsIf you have questions about the position, please contact the recruiter, Maria Arellano and reference number: REQ-97378.The fine print:Warning! The system will timeout after 20 minutes of inactivity. You must submit your application after you begin the process - you cannot save your progress and come back to it later.Workday performs weekly maintenance Friday evenings and the system may be down for several hours. Please plan accordingly.We may also use other factors to help us decide who will move forward, such as your related work experience, education, and overall professionalism of your application materials.Do not attach extra documents. We will only review documents requested in the posting.ODOC does not offer visa sponsorship. Within three days of hire, applicants will be required to complete an I-9 and confirm authorization to work in the United States.This announcement is intended as a general descriptive recruitment guide and is subject to change. It does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract.Application information may be used throughout the entire selection process and used in future vacancies. This process is subject to change without notice. The pay and benefits on all announcement may change without notice.

Keywords: Department of Corrections, Rochester , Nurse Practitioner (Ontario) Part- and full-time opportunities, Healthcare , Ontario, New York

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