Job Description

Gunnison, CO

Part Time

Work Hours: vary by detention center need


The Jail Based Services Family Nurse Practitioner (NP's) practice medicine unsupervised by a physician in a jail setting. They are formally trained to provide diagnostic, therapeutic, and preventive health care services. They take medical histories, examine and treat inmates, order and interpret laboratory tests and x-rays, and make diagnoses. They also treat minor injuries, by suturing, splinting, and casting. NP’s record progress notes, instruct and counsel patients, and order or carry out therapy. They also prescribe some medications.

Education: The Family Nurse Practitioner will complete satisfactory passing of national certifying examination and or the National Commission on Certification of Family Nurse Practitioners and will be certified by the State Board of Medical Examiners. 

Experience: One year of experience as a nurse practitioner in a community setting preferred 

Licenses/Certification: Certified by the State Board of Medical Examiners as well as all necessary certifications to treat patients and prescribe and / or order supporting medications and services.

Compensation: $45.45/hr - $54.55/hr, depending on experience.

Benefits Eligibility

Medical, dental, vision, health care FSA, and dependent care FSA: All active employees working 40 or more hours per pay period are eligible for benefits on the first of the month following 30 days of active service.  PRN staff are not initially eligible for benefits, and GVH follows all Affordable Health Care Act Eligibility guidelines.

Application Instructions

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