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Nurse Practitioner (NP) or Physician Assistant (PA), Mid-Level Provider

Employer
Wellpath
Location
Thornton, PA
Closing date
Apr 4, 2024

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Profession
Nurse Practitioner
Specialty
Nursing
Compensation Range: $123,589 - $151,054 / year

You Matter:

• Make a difference every day in the lives of the underserved

• Join a mission driven organization with a people first culture

• Excellent career growth opportunities

Join us and find a career that supports:

• Caring for overlooked, underserved, and vulnerable patients

• Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging

• Autonomy in a warm team environment

• Growth and training

Perks and Benefits
In addition to comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, and 401k, we foster a work, life balance for team members and their family to support physical, mental, and financial wellbeing including:

• DailyPay, receive your money as you earn it!

• Tuition Assistance and dependent Scholarships

• Employee Assistance Program (EAP) including free counseling and health coaching

• Company paid life insurance

• Tax free Health Spending Accounts (HSA)

• Wellness program featuring fitness memberships and product discounts

• Preferred banking partnership and discounted rates for home and auto loans

Why Us:

Now is your moment to make a difference in the lives of the underserved.
If there is one unifying characteristic of everyone on our team, it is the deep desire to make a difference by helping society's most vulnerable and often overlooked individuals. Every day we have 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 whose calling it is to serve others, now is your moment to join our mission to provide quality care to every patient with compassion, collaboration, and innovation, to live our mantra to "Always Do The Right Thing!", and to collectively do our part to heal the world, one patient at a time.

How you make a difference:

The Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant works under the direct supervision of the Health Services Administrator, Program Manager, or higher medical professional. They assist the Physician in all medical care and treatment of the inmate population, including behavioral health disorders. The role includes coordinating the patient plan of care through assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation in compliance with all agency, local, state, and federal laws and regulations.

Key Responsibilities:

• Respond to and deliver care according to protocols and procedures.

• Evaluate and treat patients for acute care and emergency medicine complaints based on standardized procedures and protocols.

• Consult with a physician for conditions outside protocol parameters and identify patients who require transfer to an Emergency Department.

• Assess patients' medical, traumatic, and psychiatric issues and document all findings using the S.O.A.P method and EMR.

• Participate in Quality Management and Peer Review activities, attend administrative meetings, and provide clinical support for other services as needed.

Qualifications & Requirements:

Education

Completion of a master's program in nursing (NPs) or an accredited education program for PAs

Experience

Previous correctional/detention facility experience
Minimum two (2) years' experience

Licenses/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 AHA

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer:

We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

We encourage you to apply! If you are excited about a role but your experience doesn't seem to align perfectly with every element of the job description, we encourage you to apply. You may be just the right candidate for this, or one of our many other roles.

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