Correctional Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant

Ghost RX is searching for Nurse Practitioners or Physician Assistants to provide coverage at FDC SeaTac. Schedule : 6:00am – 2:30pm, 5 days per week M-F Requirements: The applicant must have at least 6 months of applicable experience as evidenced on their resume, two (2) letters of reference, and a current CPR certification. Experience working in a correctional environment is preferred, but not required Job Duties: xc2xb7 Works collaboratively with the staff physician(s) and consulting physician(s) in planning, instituting, evaluating and revising program plans; assists in determining conditions, resources and policies essential to delivery of the health care services. Discriminates between normal and abnormal findings to recognize early stages of serious physical, emotional, or mental problems. xc2xb7 Incumbent manages the daily operation of the clinic and conducts daily sick call; which may also include securing health and developmental history from the patient, recording findings and making critical evaluations. xc2xb7 Provides a wide range of emergency services, in the absence of the physician, including primary care for trauma and life-saving procedures. xc2xb7 Performs minor surgical procedures such as: incision and drainage; suturing of lacerations; removal of cysts; and removal/repair of ingrown toe nails; after consultation with the physician. xc2xb7 Prescribes medications and treatment for illnesses. Prior to dispensing, must call attention to any synergistic, antagonistic and cumulative effects of the medications prescribed. xc2xb7 Serves as the primary provider for routine requests for evaluation of new complaints, for routine recurring visits for chronic illnesses, and emergencies when clinically indicated. xc2xb7 Establishes diagnostic impressions and requests appropriate diagnostic tests (e.g., laboratory, x-ray, visual acuity and electrocardiogram) and ability to interpret results and selected laboratory findings to include the following: o Clinical Laboratory – urinalysis, complete blood counts, staining and examination of smears for bacteria, blood glucose, audio hearing tests. o Radiology – preliminary interpretation of radiographs to identify gross abnormalities such as fractures, etc. o Optometry – screening for distance and near vision by use of charts and visual screening machines. o Electrocardiograph Operations – operates electrocardiographic machine and has basic concepts of interpretation of the tracing to detect abnormalities. o Dental – able to perform screening dental examinations, charting and recognizing gross abnormalities of the gum and teeth by means of percussion and palpation and interpretation of dental radiographs. o Mental Health – capable of screening for gross mood change, disoriented patterns of behavior, or speech. Takes brief psychiatric, drug, and alcohol abuse history. General knowledge to identify a particular mental disorder such as depression or anxiety and provides emergency treatment and care. Job Types: Contract, Local contract, Travel nursing, Locum tenens Pay: From $67.00 per hour Expected hours: 40 per week Benefits: 401(k) 401(k) matching Dental insurance Flexible schedule Health insurance Life insurance Paid time off Relocation assistance Retirement plan Vision insurance Medical specialties: Addiction Medicine Emergency Medicine Internal Medicine Ophthalmology Pain Medicine Pathology Primary Care Psychiatry Urgent Care Wound Care Standard shift: Day shift Supplemental pay types: Bonus opportunities Weekly schedule: 5×8 Work setting: Corrections In-person License/Certification: Advanced Practice Registered Nurse License (Preferred) Physician Assistant License (Preferred) BLS Certification (Required) ACLS Certification (Required) Ability to Relocate: Seattle, WA: Relocate before starting work (Required) Work Location: In person

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