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Women's Health Nurse Practitioner (WHNP) - Part-Time - Correctional Me

Company: PrimeCare Medical, Inc.
Location: Rochester
Posted on: July 13, 2019

Job Description:

Womens Health opening in Rochester, New York. Company Introduction: PrimeCare Medical, Inc. (PCM) has been in operation since 1986. We're a private, physician founded, nationally accredited correctional health care practice. Correctional medicine is a challenging and exciting opportunity for today's medical professional, in that it provides the ability to truly utilize all of your learned skills and knowledge. Correctional healthcare is the perfect hybrid of Outpatient and Urgent/Emergency medicine, serving an underserved and extremely diverse patient population. Job Description: PrimeCare Medical, Inc. (PCM) provides comprehensive healthcare services to over 70 county-level jails, prisons, and juvenile detention centers throughout 5 different states in the Northeastern US. We are presently seeking an experienced and hard-working, Part-Time Women's Health Nurse Practitioner (WHNP) to work in the medical department of the Monroe County Jail in Rochester, NY. This position offers exceptional scheduling flexibility, and is only 4 hours per week (Monday - Friday, or weekend hours available)! You can pick and choose how you'd like to complete these weekly hours, thus we can accommodate around virtually any schedule! Job Duties: The Nurse Practitioner will work to provide a broad spectrum of women's health care services and serve as a liaison between the facility and local OB/GYN specialists. You will be responsible for performing a variety of duties such as performing prenatal and post-natal care, coordinating and monitoring a health maintenance program for patients, counsels patients in family planning and general health education, and counseling families with mental health problems. Other responsibilities will include:

  • Ensuring complete, accurate and timely medical entries are made for each inmate/patient contact.
  • Providing counseling and education on common medical problems.
  • Performing histories and physicals on all newly committed inmates/patients in accordance with NCCHC/ACA Standards, facility requirements, and PCM policies and procedures.
  • Complying with standards of care in accordance with NCCHC/ACA and accepted healthcare standards.
  • Developing and conducting in-service education programs according to annual in-service calendar, as assigned by PCM Medical Director and/or Administrator.
  • Reviewing inmate/patient records to determine health status and initiate necessary treatment.
  • Screening inmate/patient sick call requests to determine appropriate follow up care.
  • Evaluating inmate/patients at sick call for common complaints.
  • Ordering appropriate laboratory tests.
  • Ordering specialty consultations when indicated.
  • Providing other services as required at the request of the PCM Medical Director and/or Administrator.
  • Providing ongoing, continuous care for inmates/patients with chronic medical problems such as asthma, hypertension, and diabetes.
  • Collecting specimens for, and carrying out commonly performed blood, urine, and stool analyses and cultures.
  • Evaluating and initiating treatment in emergency situations such as cardiac arrest, respiratory distress, hemorrhage, burns, and injuries.
  • Prescribing therapeutic modalities such as medications and diets in accordance with regulations. QUALIFICATIONS: This position is exciting and fast paced, and as such we must have someone who is able to multi-task well and has excellent time management skills. They must also have the ability to work independently and be comfortable with making patient diagnosis on their own. Other requirements for the WHNP position include:
    • Licensed to practice as a Women's Health Nurse Practitioner in the State of New York.
    • Previous experience in correctional healthcare preferred, but not required.
    • Board Certified or Board Eligible.
    • Maintain current DEA number.
    • Maintain current Driver's License.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are vital.
    • Strong clinical skills are a must. Company Overview: We're committed to managing and reducing risk in correctional healthcare by providing cost-effective quality healthcare management, continuously improving the standards of care and striving for national accreditation for all facilities. Dedicated to correctional healthcare, PCM prides itself on our strong client relationships, effective and efficient management of healthcare services. These attributes continue to be the hallmark of our success. With new contracts established regularly, opportunities for development and advancement are ample. PCM utilizes a proprietary EMR system customized to our practice, and specifically designed for correctional healthcare. Said technology is user-friendly, intuitive, and always available. At PCM, we're dedicated to your long-term success and foster this by providing individually catered training to every one of our physicians. We teach you how to document in real-time and tactfully structure our call requirements, to ensure that you're life outside of your career is focused on the things that truly matter. To learn more about why PrimeCare Medical, Inc. is the choice for quality correctional health care, please apply today to schedule a phone interview. We're ready to speak with you about joining our PrimeCare Medical family!

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