Job ID: 289472098  |  Last Updated: 8/23/2018

Nurse Practitioner - Corrections - Per diem

Schenectady County Correctional
Schenectady, NY
Applicant Contact
Carmelyn Vedar
Senior Recruiter Provider
(856) 985-4458

Job Description

Responsible for the prevention and treatment of communicable diseases.

*Reports to the assigned facility at the designated time to examine referred patients
*Assures the implementation and on-going supervision of the on-site chronic clinics
*Consults with medical providers in the community to resolve issues in the delivering services to inmates
*Ensures proper disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment and recovery
*Consults with patients to determine the appropriate course of treatment
*Recommends and orders tests to determine the extent of illness or help diagnose condition
*When appropriate, utilizes available in-house resource personnel for treatment or resolution of identified problems before utilizing off-site referral
*Provides emergency treatment on-site and responds appropriately in urgent or emergency situations
*Maintains proper certification for cardiopulmonary resuscitation
*Assumes responsibility and accountability for his/her individual judgment and actions
*Utilizes standard precautions when providing any invasive procedures for diagnostic or routine studies or handling specimens
*Keeps patient information confidential and respects the patients right to privacy, in accordance with accepted confidentiality practices for incarcerated individuals
*Abides by the security regulations of the facility
*Notifies the Administrator of changes in scheduled coverage and assists in arrangement for coverage of medical services if unavailable for an extended period of time.
*All other duties as assigned

Licensed Nurse Practitioner with a specialty in Infection Control.
Must be licensed in New York to perform medicine and DEA License.
Previous experience in a correctional setting preferred.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


Employer Profile

CFG Health Network is a fast growing medical and behavioral health care company headquartered in Marlton, New Jersey. CFG offers broad-based medical, dental, and behavioral health care services to hospitals, schools, county correctional facilities and residential programs for children, and operates their own out-patient clinics in Marlton, Westampton, and West Deptford, New Jersey. CFG is continually seeking psychiatrists, psychologists, nurse practitioners (medical/psych), and medical physicians to join our growing network.

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