Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
POSITION: Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner
LOCATION: Guadalupe County Correctional Facility in Santa Rosa, NM
Wexford Health Sources, Inc. is a member of the Wexford family: a group of the nation's leading innovative correctional health care companies. At Wexford Health Sources, Inc., our philosophy is that health care should not be considered a luxury for anyone. We simply care for those in need and the corrections environment is our venue.
Provides basic medical services under the supervision of a licensed physician.
Utilizes professional medical skills to meet a variety of health care needs, with ambulatory care as primary focus.
Provides a broad range of medical services to the facility including assessment, identification and treatment of medical (acute and/or chronic) concerns, health education to patients, and illness and injury prevention.
Orders appropriate lab/diagnostic tests and procedures to effectively diagnose and treat the patient’s health condition.
Order medications for patients following licensure authority in coordination with company and facility guidelines.
Prepare patients for and perform or assist in special treatments, procedures and examinations.
Make rounds and staff the screening areas as requested.
Perform historical and physical examinations.
Wexford Health offers a competitive benefits package including:
Performance check-ins with annual merit increase
Generous paid-time off program that combines vacation and sick leave
Comprehensive health insurance through BlueCross BlueShield
Dental and Vision insurance
401(k) retirement saving plan
Company-paid short-term disability
Healthcare and dependent care spending account
Continuing education options
The following requirements list the minimum to qualify. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted.
LICENSING: Current, valid New Mexico Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant license
CERTIFICATION: Advanced Practical Nurse or Physician Assistant’s Certification
Current CPR Certification
EDUCATION: Graduate of an accredited college/university program
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: Minimum two (2) years clinical experience required. Correctional experience a plus
Wexford Health Sources, Inc a leading provider of innovative correctional health care services, offers fulfilling opportunities for clinical professionals who want to make a difference. Join the Wexford Health team today and grow with an industry leader that is raising the standard in correctional medicine.