Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant - Greater Stroudsburg, PA
Company: PrimeCare Medical, Inc.
Posted on: June 21, 2022
Correctional Medicine opening in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania. This
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PrimeCare Medical, Inc. -(i.e. PCM) has been in operation since
1986. We are a privately owned, physician founded, nationally
accredited correctional healthcare practice.
PCM provides comprehensive medical, mental health, & dental care
services to over 80 county jails, prisons, and juvenile detention
centers throughout the states of PA, MD, NY, FL & NH; and was voted
one of the Top 50 Fastest Growing Companies of 2019, 2020 & 2021 by
the Central PA Business Journal.
Correctional health care is a unique, challenging, and exciting
opportunity for today's 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 appreciative
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 Monroe County Correctional Complex & Pike County
Correctional Facility. Ideally we are looking for someone who would
be willing to assist with other sites as needed also..
This is a 32-40 hour/week position, Monday's - Friday's, during
normal business hours. - This position does require travel amongst
the facilities specified above weekly.
Some important key points:
Salaries are negotiable and commensurate based on experience.
- Company-paid family health care offered (i.e., medical /
prescription / dental / vision).
- Company-paid life insurance provided & additional insurance
- Retirement benefits offered (i.e., 401k with discretionary
- Company-paid liability insurance (including tail coverage)
- Generous PTO package provided.
- Annual licensure reimbursement offered.
- Unlimited company-paid CME technology provided, and more.
In this role the NP/PA 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
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
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