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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner - Full Time - Allentown, PA

Company: PrimeCare Medical, Inc.
Location: Allentown
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

PrimeCare Medical, Inc. (i.e., PCM) has been in operation since 1986. We are a private, physician founded, nationally accredited correctional healthcare practice. PCM provides comprehensive medical & mental health care services to 80 county jails, prisons, and juvenile detention centers throughout the states of PA, MD, FL, NY, & NH. Correctional medicine is a unique, challenging, and exciting opportunity for today's mental health professional in that it provides the ability to truly utilize all of your learned clinical skills and knowledge on a daily basis. Correctional health care is the perfect hybrid of Outpatient & Inpatient Psychiatry; serving an often underserved and extremely diverse patient population, and provides unrivaled scheduling flexibility! We are presently seeking a Full-Time Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) to provide on-site mental health care services at the Lehigh County Prison in Allentown, PA. This is a 40 hour/week position, Monday's - Friday's, during normal business hours. To quickly summary some key points:

  • Salaries are negotiable and commensurate based on experience,
  • Company-paid family health care benefits offered,
  • Company-paid life insurance provided,
  • Retirement benefits (i.e. 401k with discretionary company match) available,
  • Company-paid liability insurance (including tail) included,
  • Generous PTO vacation plan provided,
  • Annual licensure reimbursement offered, and more. Job Duties :
    • Assume responsibility for clinical practice in accordance with NCCHC/ACA Standards, PCM policies and procedures, and within scope of practice for a certified registered nurse practitioner / physician assistant.
    • Provide services to the inmate/patient population utilizing current standards of care in psychiatric practice.
    • Work schedule will be at times that are mutually agreeable to psychiatric provider, facility administration, and PCM.
    • Visit and provide psychiatric treatment to confined inmate/patients (restricted housing/behavioral units).
    • Consult with medical director or attending physician to seek advice and expertise in their respective areas of practice.
    • Be available to provide psychiatric consultation to all professionals (physicians/nursing) within the unit.
    • Ensure complete, accurate and timely psychiatric entries are made for each inmate/patient contact.
    • Provides follow-up care for patients with active mental illness.
    • Evaluate all patients referred by medical staff, mental health staff, and facility staff.
    • Treat all patients requiring psychiatric intervention
    • Refer inmate/patients in need of involuntary hospitalization to on-site psychiatrist or the director of mental health to facilitate physician evaluations and commitment hearing.
    • Submit copy of professional license and other credentialing documents to the corporate office.
    • Maintain all stipulations set forth by written and State Board approved Collaborating Physician Agreement.
    • Actively assist with the detection and prevention of inmate/patient suicide.
    • Work collaboratively with psychologists, and other mental health staff.
    • Maintain confidentiality at all times.
    • Any/all other duties and responsibilities as assigned or delegated Company Overview: We're committed to managing and reducing risk in correctional healthcare by providing cost-effective quality healthcare management, continuously improving the standards of care. Dedicated to correctional healthcare, PCM prides itself on our strong client relationships, effective and efficient management of healthcare services. These attributes continue to be the hallmark of our success. With new contracts established regularly, opportunities for development and advancement are ample. PCM utilizes a proprietary EMR system customized to our practice, and specifically designed for correctional healthcare. Said technology is user-friendly, intuitive, and always available. At Professional Care, we're dedicated to your long-term success and foster this by providing individually catered training to every one of our providers. 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 truly matter. To learn more about why PrimeCare Medical, Inc. is The Choice for Quality Correctional Health Care , please apply today to schedule a phone interview. We're ready to speak with you about joining our PrimeCare Medical family!

Keywords: PrimeCare Medical, Inc., Allentown , Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner - Full Time - Allentown, PA, Healthcare , Allentown, Pennsylvania

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