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Physician Assistant / Nurse Practitioner - Part Time - Schenectady, NY

Company: PrimeCare Medical, Inc.
Location: Schenectady
Posted on: May 17, 2023

Job Description:

Professional Care Medical Practices PC ("Professional Care") is a private, physician founded, nationally accredited correctional health care practice.

Professional Care provides comprehensive medical & mental health care services in the state of New York.

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 truly appreciative patient population.

We are currently looking for a Part-Time, Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join our team and provide on-site medical care at the Schenectady County Jail in Schenectady, NY.

This 16-24 hour/week position, Monday's - Friday's, Weekly hours are scheduled during normal business hours (i.e., 8:00am - 4:30pm). No weekends or holidays!

Quickly summary some key points:

    • Salaries are negotiable and commensurate based on experience.
    • Retirement benefits offered (i.e., 401k with discretionary company match).
    • Company-paid malpractice liability insurance (including tail coverage) provided.
    • PTO & Sick Leave package provided.
    • Annual licensure reimbursement provided.
    • Unlimited company-paid CME technology provided, and more. Job Description:

      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 physician.

      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 their own.

          Company Overview:

          Professional Care is committed to managing and reducing risk in correctional health care by providing cost-effective quality health care management, continuously improving the standards of care and striving for national accreditation for all facilities.

          Dedicated to correctional health care, Professional Care prides itself on our strong client relationships, as well as effective and efficient management of health care services. These attributes continue to be the hallmark of our success. With new health care contracts established regularly, opportunities for advancement and development are ample.

          PCM utilizes a proprietary EMR system, customized to our practice and specifically designed for correctional health care. Said technology is user-friendly, intuitive, and reliable. Furthermore, we are dedicated to your long-term success and foster this by providing individually catered training to every one of our NP's. We teach you how to document in real-time and tactfully structure our call requirements; to ensure that you're life outside of your career is focused on the things that matter the most to you.

          To learn w hy Professional Care Medical Practice PC is The Choice for Quality Correctional Healthcare, please apply today and schedule a phone interview. We can't wait to hear from you and look forward to speaking with you about joining our PrimeCare family!

Keywords: PrimeCare Medical, Inc., Schenectady , Physician Assistant / Nurse Practitioner - Part Time - Schenectady, NY, Healthcare , Schenectady, New York

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