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NURSE PRACTITIONER

Company: The GEO Group, Inc.
Location: Boca Raton
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Job Description:

Facility: -CORRECTIONAL HEALTH SVCSSalary: $125,000 - $150,000 AnnuallyBonus (if applicable): Shift: Benefits: Full-time employees will enjoy a competitive benefits package for an energized workforce with options for you and your family including:--- Paid time off ------------------------ Paid holidays------------------------------ 401(k) --- 401(k) matching ------------------ Health Insurance ------------------------ Dental Insurance--- Vision Insurance --------------- ---- Life Insurance ------------------------------ Flexible spending account--- Health savings account ------ ---- Tuition Reimbursement --------------- Reduced tuition rates--- Employee discount --------------- Employee assistance program------ Pet insurance--- Disability Insurance --------- ---- Paid training ------------------------------- Other benefits availableEqual Opportunity Employer.Are you a Nurse Practitioner looking for a challenging yet rewarding environment, where you can really make a difference? Are you passionate about people and believe that everyone deserves the highest quality of healthcare? If so, then we have the role for you! - As the industry's global leader in evidence-based rehabilitation, we are looking for people like you to add to our growing team of professionals!Who We Are:GEO provides complementary, turnkey solutions for numerous government partners worldwide across a spectrum of diversified correctional and community reentry services. From the development of state-of-the-art facilities and the provision of management services and evidence-based rehabilitation to the post-release reintegration and supervision of individuals in the community, GEO offers fully diversified, cost-effective services that deliver enhanced quality and improved outcomes.Why Work for GEO:At GEO, we believe that diversity in our workforce and the inclusion of a variety of views, perspectives, and backgrounds are integral parts of our company's success.We believe that work is more than a place you go every day. It is about being inspired and motivated to achieve extraordinary things.Employee benefits play an important role in making The GEO Group a great place to work. At GEO, we believe in the three pillars of employee wellbeing: physical, emotional, and financial. With comprehensive benefits and competitive wages, we trust that you will find all the resources you need here to be successful.Join A Community That CaresJoining GEO means contributing to our mission to provide the best rehabilitation and community reintegration programs and services to those in our care. -GEO is a place for professional growth, exploration, creativity, and valuable interpersonal relationships. Interested in achieving extraordinary things? Send in your application. Every one of our employees makes us who we are.Job Summary: -This position diagnoses and treats acute and episodic illness independently or as part of a healthcare team, focusing on health promotion and disease prevention to our valuable employees. In addition, the Nurse Practitioner would perform requested peer clinical reviews, as well as concurrent and retrospective clinical chart reviews.Role and Responsibilities

  • Analyzes and interprets a patient's history, symptoms, physical findings, and diagnostic information to develop appropriate clinical assessment and treatment plan.
  • Performs routine medical examinations on employees under established guidelines.
  • Provides medical treatment and services, consistent with the provision of basic health care services, in conjunction with a physician.
  • Develops treatment plans are based on scientific rationale, standards of care, and clinical practice guidelines and in collaboration of patient's personal physician.
  • Educates patients about self-management of acute or chronic illnesses, tailoring instructions to patients' individual circumstances and recommends interventions to modify behavior associated with health risks.
  • Prescribes medication dosages, routes, and frequencies based on patients' diagnosis permitted under State and DEA licensure.
  • Counsels patients on prescribed drug regimens and possible side effects or interactions with other drugs or substances.
  • Schedules follow-up visits with clinic or private physician to monitor patients or evaluate health or illness care.
  • Documents all health care services provided and include comprehensive records of health care plans and prognosis in the patient's medical record.
  • Consults with or refers patients to appropriate specialists when conditions exceed the scope of practice or expertise.
  • Conducts prior authorization and peer to peer review for Facility Care, Rehabilitation and Consultations, when requested
  • Performs concurrent reviews for Level of Care (LOC), Length of Stay (LOS) management
  • Determines if professionally recognized standards for quality care are met
  • Assists with denial management process
  • Conducts clinical reviews to meet regulatory requirement and quality patient care
  • Reads current literature, talk with colleagues, and participates in professional organizations or conferences to keep abreast of developments in nursing.
  • Maintains current knowledge of state legal regulations for nurse practitioner practice and licensure requirements.
  • Maintains departmental policies and procedures in areas such as safety and infection control.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.We're looking for individuals from different backgroundsBuilding an inclusive culture where every employee can perform to their maximum potential is the center of GEO's employee value proposition. Our success is based on diversity in our workforce and the inclusion of eclectic perspectives, ideas, and backgrounds. Everyone is encouraged to apply. Here's to unlimited ideas, increased productivity, and innovative solutions!Job Requirements:Minimum Requirements:
    • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing required. Must have a current, unrestricted license to practice as a Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner in the state of Florida as well as a current Florida Pharmacy license. - Must maintain current copy of applicable licenses at the facility at all times.
    • Two (2) years of direct Nurse Practitioner work experience preferred.
    • Understanding of managed care guidelines and impact on services.
    • Pre-authorization or Concurrent Review experience, preferred.
    • Ability to perform complete physical appraisals of patients.
    • Ability to identify and evaluate illnesses.
    • Ability to initiate diagnostic laboratory tests and evaluate the results.
    • Ability to work with patients having a variety of physical problems.
    • Ability to compile and evaluate medical histories and other clinical and laboratory data.
    • Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments.
    • Ability to communicate effectively.
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
    • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.
    • Ability to analyze medical documentation and apply criteria to determine medical necessity, acuity of care, severity of illness and intensity of service.

Keywords: The GEO Group, Inc., Boca Raton , NURSE PRACTITIONER, Healthcare , Boca Raton, Florida

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