Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner - PART TIME - Reception and Treatment Center
State of Nebraska


Job Info


Description
Those graduating from a PA or NP program within the next three months are welcome to apply!

SCHEDULE: 8:30AM-4:30PM -- 3 days per week.

Information about the Department can be found at: www.corrections.nebraska.gov. For more information call (402) 479 - 5630. For Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accommodations, please call at 402-479-5812.

Location: Reception and Treatment Center, Lincoln

Schedule: 8:30-4:30-- 3 days/week
Examples of Work
The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services is seeking to hire part time Physician Assistant or a Nurse Practitioner to provide primary health care services. Selected candidate will be joining our staff of Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, and other health care professionals.
Qualifications / Requirements
REQUIREMENTS: Certification and current license as a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner in the State of Nebraska.

PREFERRED: Experience working as a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner within a clinical setting or equivalent experience. Experience in Mental Health preferred. Work experience as a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner in a correctional or institutional setting. Current CPR/ALCS certification preferred (required within one year of hire).

OTHER: If no licensed applicants are received, applicants who will be graduating from a PA or NP program within the next three months will be considered. Applicants accepting a job offer must pass the following pre-employment exams in this order: medical exam, and at a randomly announced time, pass a drug test. Once at the Staff Training Academy, must successfully complete the fully paid NE Corrections Training Program.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services is seeking to hire part time Physician Assistant or a Nurse Practitioner to provide primary health care services. Selected candidate will be joining our staff of Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, and other health care professionals.
Knowledge, skills and abilities
Knowledge of: the Life Sciences including Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Immunology, Histology, and Embryology; the use and effect of modern drugs; primary care medicine as outlined by the Nebraska State Board of Medical Examiners for Physician Assistants.

Ability to: gain the confidence and cooperation of patients, the medical staff, and students; initiate primary care for patients when necessary; communicate orally and in writing with patients, family members and/or guardians, nurses, team members, and other medical staff; react effectively to medical and psychiatric emergencies.

Skilled in: interacting effectively with interdisciplinary teams toward providing medical care; clinical assessments and differential diagnosis; physical examination; basic CPR; interpreting laboratory data and x-rays; performing minor surgery; proctoscopy; the treatment of non-displaced fractures and casting; documenting observations and diagnosis.



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