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Nurse Practitioner (NP) at Sutter County Jail

Company: Wellpath
Location: Yuba City
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Why Wellpath:Here at Wellpath, everything that we do is about taking care of people - our patients, our staff and our partners. We are committed to making a difference by providing hope and healing to vulnerable patients in challenging clinical environments. Our talented, compassionate team thrives in an autonomous environment, is empowered and supported by education, training and the resources to practice healthcare the way it is meant to be and strives to "Always Do The Right Thing!"About this role:Under direct supervision of the Health Services Administrator (HSA), Program Manager (PM), or higher medical professional, the Physician's Assistants (PA) and Nurse Practitioners (NP) will assist the Physician in all medical care and treatment of the patient population including but not limited to behavioral health disorders. The PA and NP will coordinate the patient plan of care through assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation in collaboration with the healthcare team and in compliance with all agency, local, state, federal laws and regulations.Additional Details: Nurse Practitioner (NP) OR Physician's Assistant (PA) Benefits package including tuition reimbursement and daily pay! "NOW is your moment to make a difference! Join our Wellpath family and make a difference everyday providing care to society's most vulnerable and often overlooked individuals. Our team has the distinct honor and responsibility to show up with non-judgmental compassion to provide hope and healing to those who need it most. For those of you whose calling it is to serve others, we get it, it is ours too. This is your moment not only to advance your career, but to join a mission that aligns with your own. We are Wellpath. We are the right people, striving to do the right thing. We will continue to create healthier communities - wherever we go, wherever we grow - one patient at a time." What you bring to the table:Education:--- Completion of a master's program in nursing (NPs) or an accredited education program for PAsExperience:--- Previous correctional/detention facility experience--- Minimum two (2) years' experienceLicenses/Certifications:--- Unrestricted current license, certification or registration in state of practice - must maintain all certifications, educational requirements, licensing, etc.--- Current Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) registration--- Current (and must maintain) lifesaving BLS and PALS (where applicable) certification through AHAWhat you will do:Hold daily sick call, examine patients and carry out treatment according to standardized procedures and protocolsCarry out physicians' ordersConsult with physician about non-emergency conditions falling outside protocol parametersIdentify medical emergency conditions and provide appropriate emergency care and arrange for transfer to the nearest appropriate facilityAdmit patients to the OHU and coordinate with nursing staff to develop treatment plansPerform annual physical examinations on all persons served as scheduled, order appropriate laboratory studies, and classify appropriate worker statusRepair simple lacerations and remove suturesPerform minor surgical procedures (i.e. I&D, basic splinting and toe nail removal)Responsible for recognizing and treating non-psychotic behavioral health disorders pharmacologically as indicatedIn collaboration with the Psychiatrist, provide ongoing care of patients who are stable on maintenance doses of non-psychotic medications, as well as treat cases of situational stressors, causing anxiety, depression and sleep disordersSuccessfully complete and continue practice of the OneCare team's educational program, Medical Provider Training for Prescribing Mental Health DrugsDocument all findings using the S.O.A.P.E. methodEnsure confidentiality of persons served health informationProvide discharge planning as requiredParticipate in Quality Management and Peer Review activitiesAttend quarterly Quality Management meetingsPerform other duties as assigned.Wellpath is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability EmployerOur investment in you:Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance plan optionsTime off & leave benefits401KTuition ReimbursementParental benefitsPerks and discountsAnd more available here Compensation Range: $70 - $77 / hour

Keywords: Wellpath, Yuba City , Nurse Practitioner (NP) at Sutter County Jail, Healthcare , Yuba City, California

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