Psychiatric-Mental Health - Nurse Practitioner - Updated



Posted Under: Phoenix, Arizona jobs in Healthcare; Healthcare jobs in zipcode 85001
Posted On: 2017-07-17 06:00:00

Psychiatric-Mental Health opening in Phoenix, Arizona. This and other nurse practitioner jobs brought to you by NursingJobCafe. Correctional Care - Committed Careers - Corizon HealthWe have an exceptional opportunity for a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner to join our healthcare team at Phoenix Complex Correctional Center located in Phoenix, Arizona.Qualifications of a Corizon Health Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Graduate of an accredited college/university Nurse Practitioner program with current license/certification in the state of employment.3-5 years\' experience in mental health setting which can include mental health background as a Registered Nurse.Must have current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification.Available to participate in on-call schedule.Subject to initial and ongoing security clearance requirements.Must follow all credentialing and privileging procedures from applicable technical instructions.Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) with active license in state of employmentResponsibilities of a Corizon Health Mental Health Nurse Practitioner The Mental Health Nurse Practitioner utilizes advanced, professional nursing skills with mental healthcare as primary focus as well as interacts with a variety of mental healthcare professionals and security staff in a correctional environment.Responds to and initiates care for those requiring mental health services throughout the facility.Assesses inmate/patient in a variety of settings.Identifies inmate/patient mental health problems and prescribes treatment under direction of a physician.Implements mental health services utilizing therapeutic regimens approved by a psychiatrist.Provides mental health education to inmate/patient, healthcare and correctional staff.Documents all mental healthcare contacts.Adheres to safety and security policies and participates in disaster drills.Follows security regulations for keys, sharps and controlled medications.Delegates to and supervises other appropriate infection control practices.Adheres to Universal Precautions and other appropriate infection control practices. Benefits offered to a Mental Health Nurse Practitioner5 Weeks Paid Time OffNo weekends or eveningsMinimal on-callNo overheadMedical & DentalCompany matched retirement planContinuing Medical Education allowancePaid malpracticeAs the correctional healthcare pioneer and leader for 35+ years, Corizon Health provides client partners with high quality healthcare and reentry services that will improve the health and safety of our patients reduce recidivism and better the communities where we live and work.This position may require a background check, security clearance, and/or drug screening. Corizon Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with federal and state employment opportunity laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, Vietnam era veteran, or disabled Veteran status. Keyphrases: psychiatry jobs, psychiatric nurse practitioner jobs, psychiatrist jobs, psychologist jobs