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The GEO Group, Inc.



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Nurse Practitioner- Folkston, GA

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Job Description:

JOB DESCRIPTION

If you are a Nurse Practitioner, we've got a great opportunity for you! We are seeking a Nurse Practitioner to join our healthcare team. In this position, you will play a key role in the evaluation and implementation of healthcare for inmates/detainees. If you are a skilled Nurse Practitioner with maturity, flexibility and confidence, this is the position for you! Apply Today!

Nurse Practitioner (Healthcare)


Job Responsibilities
As a Nurse Practitioner you will examine and treat facility detainees/inmates to ensure proper injury care, disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment and recovery. You will also direct the work of staff employees and participate in the development of and application of policies, procedures and protocols in the care of detainees/inmates.
Additional responsibilities:

 

  • Performing routine medical examinations on detainees/inmates under established guidelines
  • Providing medical treatment and services consistent with the provision of basic health care services in conjunction with a physician
  • Documenting all provided services in the detainee/inmate medical record
  • Reviewing regularly those cases requiring ongoing medical/pharmaceutical attention
  • Instructing patients in required health hygiene techniques
  • Maintaining compliance with company policies and procedures
  • Providing input into performance evaluation
  • Performing regular chart review for quality assurance purposes
  • Assisting in designating the level of care to be performed and the necessary equipment needed

Benefits:


Benefits
As a Nurse Practitioner with The GEO Group Inc., you will be part of a stable, established and yet still growing organization with a great deal of diversification, which will present you with a range of different challenges. Since we do prefer to promote from within, you will have opportunities to move to other facilities, as well as to different divisions within the company. We value your hard work and professional dedication and will reward you with a competitive compensation package that includes full benefits.
Your benefits will include:

 

  • Medical, Dental and Vision coverage
  • Term life insurance (includes spouse and dependents)
  • Accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • Short- and long-term disability
  • Flexible spending account
  • 401(k)
  • Stock purchase program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Legal program - Legal Club of America
  • Paid time off
  • Direct deposit
  • Theme park and attraction discounts

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JOB REQUIREMENTS

 
This is a great opportunity for a Nurse Practitioner! Take a look at the requirements below to see if this role will be a good fit for you. If it is, apply today!
Nurse Practitioner requirements:

 

  • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing
  • Current, unrestricted license to practice as Registered Nurse in the state the facility is located (maintain a current copy of license on file at the facility at all times)
  • Certified to practice as a Nurse Practitioner in the state in which the facility is located
  • 2 years of direct work experience, preferred
  • Ability to submit a copy of professional license
  • Ability to command the respect and confidence of inmates and staff; and philosophically committed to the objectives of the facility

 

Total Years of Relevant Experience:

2
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Function:

Medical, Dental and Mental Health Services

Status:

Full-time

Posted:

10.03.2017
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Discipline:

Community Corrections, Jails & Detention, Prisons & Institutions

Level:

Supervisor, Manager