Nurse Practitioner - Jail Based Services (PRN)
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.
Compensation: $45.45/hr - $54.55/hr, depending on experience.
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.