Physician Assistant (PA-C) / Nurse Practitioner (CRNP)

PrimeCare Medical, Inc. View Company Profile

We are currently looking for a Full-Time, Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join our team and provide on-site medical care at the Chester County Prison in West Chester, PA. This is a 40 hour/week position, Mondayxe2x80x99s xe2x80x93 Fridayxe2x80x99s during normal business hours! Some important key points: Salaries are negotiable and commensurate based on experience. Family health care offered (i.e., medical / prescription / dental / vision). Company-paid life insurance provided & additional insurance benefits offered. Retirement benefits offered (i.e., 401k with discretionary company match). Company-paid liability insurance (including tail coverage) provided. Generous PTO package provided. Annual licensure reimbursement offered. Unlimited company-paid CME technology provided, and more. Job Description: In this role the PA/NP will be performing physical examinations on all newly incarcerated inmates/patients, as well as evaluating sick inmates/patients, and present your observations to the attending physician.You will be responsible for performing a variety of duties such as suturing and administering injections and medications, drawing blood samples, and evaluate of diagnostic findings. 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 and X-rays. 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. 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. Requirements: Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant program. Board Certified. Licensed to practice Medicine in the state of Pennsylvania. Maintain current DEA license. Maintain active BLS (i.e. CPR) certification. Maintain current Driverxe2x80x99s License. Correctional health care is a unique, challenging, and exciting opportunity for todayxe2x80x99s medical professional in that it provides the ability to truly utilize all of your learned medical skills and knowledge on a daily basis. It is the perfect hybrid of Primary Care, Urgent Care, Emergency Medicine, and Addiction Medicine; providing care to an under-served, diverse, and truly appreciative patient population. Are you looking for… Reliable/Flexible Monday – Friday schedules (i.e., no weekends)? Work-life balance? Competitive salaries/compensation? Extensive benefits for you and your family? Co-workers and support staff who understand the value of teamwork? Strong/supportive leadership. If you said yes, then a career in Correctional Health Care with PrimeCare Medical, Inc. may be exactly what you’ve been looking for! Job Type: Full-time Pay: $100,000.00 – $120,000.00 per year Benefits: 401(k) 401(k) matching Dental insurance Employee discount Flexible schedule Flexible spending account Health insurance Health savings account Life insurance Paid time off Referral program Retirement plan Tuition reimbursement Vision insurance Medical specialties: Addiction Medicine Emergency Medicine Home Health Hospital Medicine Pain Medicine Primary Care Public Health Trauma Medicine Urgent Care Schedule: 8 hour shift Day shift Monday to Friday License/Certification: PA-C License (Preferred) Nurse Practitioner License (Preferred) Ability to Relocate: West Chester, PA: Relocate before starting work (Required) Work Location: In person

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